North Shore Radio Association


Spring Edition, June 2003
Editor Eric Horwitz, KA1NCF
Mailing address: PO Box 3724
Peabody, MA 01961-3724

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Over 25 Years of Amateur Radio Service On the North Shore


Al Prudhomme Jr.

Vice President
Mark Caron

Eric Horwitz

Rowe Austin

Herb Ryan

Lou Harris

Eric Horwitz

Presidents Corner

May was a active month for NSRA. How about the cardboard antenna presentation we had ,for the May meeting, Talk to a satellite with cardboard antenna ,Tony AA2TX was knowledgeable and very interesting for the great turnout we had.

June is looking great ,and perhaps our busiest month..this year. Make sure you attend on June 9th to cast your vote for next years club officers, We have a great team for your consideration and your vote is very important ,to give your support for next years leadership team....Bottom Line,, Please come on June 9th and cast your vote. Guest Speaker I am sure you will get a lot out of our guest speaker MCPO U.S. Coast Guard Bill Diken. Bill will have a lot to say and you won't want to miss the chance to hear from a real fine Senior Coast Guard leader .

Field Day You have heard the info on how this is shaping up to be a great one,lot of fun and chance to operate.The committee has really done its job , Now on June 28th and June 29th we need everyone to come for as long as you can, and do whatever you want to in helping...We count on You and your participation.. and everyone of us who participates sure has a memorable and great time,that's for sure. Hope to see everyone,at Endicott Park Danvers.

Looking ahead
In early August will plan to have our annual dining out. and all info will be sent and also the ever popular NSRA Sunday Net on 145.47 Mhz at 8:30 will have the latest plans...Be sure to join us for the net .

Our best wishes to Mark, N1UGM and Betty, N1IBS's XYL after their recent hospital time and now recuperation.

Our June 9th monthly meeting featuring our Election for next year and great speaker FIELD DAY June 28 and 29th at Endicott Park...Help make this years Field Day our best...With you it will happen..

Remember the Popular NSRA Sunday Night net at 8:30 pm every Sunday night. Its better then ever.

73's to all

Al Prudhomme, Jr. W1DUW

Events Schedule 2002

June 9, 2003 - General Meeting - Elections
June 22, 2003 - Public Service ADA Bike Tour
June 27 - 29, 2003 Field Day 2003
July 26, 2003 Public Service Blackburn Challenge 

NSRA VE EXAMS …….. will be held on the 4th Saturday of the month at the NEW Danvers Central fire Station on High Street in Danvers. (park across street) NEIL E HENDEN, AA1OA heads up our VE Exam Session. All those interested in upgrading or know someone who wants to enter the hobby, please pass the word around THIS MONTH AT THE FIELD DAY SITE AT 3:00 PM.

NSRA Repeaters

All the following repeaters have the new club call sign of   N S 1 R A
145.470- Danvers, (Part-time PL of 136.5), full functions including phone patch
146.880- Salem, (PL of 118.8), full functions including phone patch
224.380- Danvers
442.800+ Danvers, (PL of 136.5), full functions including phone patch

All CTCSS tones on repeaters have the option to be turn off if needed. Dial “11” to turn off so that a non PL user can use the repeater, Please remember to turn PL back on with the code of “10”


It is that time again... The Renewals have been mailed out. Please support the club by renewing your membership. If you have any problems don't hesitate to email me at ka1ncf at nsradio dot org.

For online application go to: Click Here for our online Form

Thanks, Eric, KA1NCF

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