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 →

Mark you calendar – Presidents Day Special Event Station

The Southside Amateur Radio club will be operating a Presidents Day Amateur Radio special event station. Beginning at 12:00 noon Saturday 18 February 2017 with continuous operation until 12:00 noon 19 February 2017 at the Belton Fire Station East located at 16300 N Mullen Rd, Belton Missouri 64012. The event, which is open to the public, is used by the Continue Reading →

Site update

A rainy day combined with football playoffs is a great day to update the website. Updated the theme to something different and have begun to fix broken links and update the content. Stay tuned over the coming weeks. A thank you is due to the outgoing admin Derek Creason KD0RSW. Thank you Derek for keeping the ship afloat. Jay webmaster@southsidearc.net Continue Reading →

2014 is here!

2014 is here! We hope your holidays were great and you got lots of neat ham radio gear. There are a lot of things happening this year. Be sure to stay up to date with SSARC events. Big events this year include Field day and our Annual Hamfest. Be sure to be on the lookout for other events as well. Continue Reading →

Thanks to Cass County Water District #6

On June 12th, Officers from the SSARC attended the monthly meeting of the Cass County Water District #6 to present them with a plaque of appreciation for allowing our club to host our repeater and antenna on their property. You can see more photos over on the photos page. Click on the thumbnails to view the images full size.

2013 ARRL MidWest Convention

The 2013 ARRL MidWest Convention is coming to Lebanon, MO. November 8th – 9th 2013 at the Cowan Civic Center. It’s completely free! For more info see the newsletter and their website. Convention Newsletter Number 1 http://www.arrlmidwestconvention.com/ Will you be going? -SSARC