Hut Hug Part 1

Stage one of the hut maintenance is complete, thanks to all who participated in the event. The next step is repair of the fiberglass which will be followed by an application of paint.    Simple green, scotchbrite pads and a lot of elbow grease later all of the surfaces cleaned up very nicely.  

SSARC 2017 Field Day

Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 24 – 25 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service Members of the SOUTHSIDE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 – 25, 2017 at Belton Fire Station #2, 16300 N Mullen Road, Belton Missouri 64012. Since 1933, Ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham Continue Reading →

Cass County ARES HF Exercise 29-April-2017

Cass County ARES will be holding an HF Exercise on 29-April 2017 to test HF communications within Cass county. For this exercise frequencies on 40m, 60m and 80m will be used. Note: Participants are advised to monitor the SSARC repeater during the exercise. If problems are encountered, Net Control will call on the SSARC repeater.  Net control will open a Continue Reading →

Presidents Day Special Event Station at Belton MO Fire Station #2

Great weather, a nice facility coupled with a wonderful host lead to a great weekend had by all. Here are some stats from the logging program. The log will get uploaded to LOTW, QRZ and eQSL in the next week or two. 73, Jay   Total Contacts by Band and Mode:  Band       CW   Phone     Dig   Total       %  —-       —   —–     Continue Reading →