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Police Amateur Radio Team
of Westford, Massachusetts
An ARRL Special Service Club
WB1GOF

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Welcome to PART of Westford, an ARRL Special Service Amateur Radio club serving Eastern Massachusetts! We have monthly meetings, breakfasts, kit-building sessions, and many operating and social events throughout the year, and we welcome everyone with an interest in Amateur Radio, whether licensed or not.

Our diverse membership has interests ranging from public service support and community outreach, to radio contesting, equipment construction, radio fox hunting, and more. In fact, it is the diversity of our interests that has kept the club strong and vibrant throughout its 45+ year run.

If you have an interest in ham radio but don't know how to get started, please join us at one of our club meetings.

Click on the menu tabs at the top of this page to learn more about us.


  Club News

  • PART members who participated in Field Day are reminded to be sure to list WB1GOF as your club on your Field Day entry form.

  • Read about PART member Bob, W1IS, and his work to improve ventilators at BayState Health.

  • Welcome to new member Timothy, N8TJO!

  • Welcome to new PART member Charlie, W1CEP!

  • The presentation given by Terry, KA8SCP, at the May 2020 PART meeting on WB1GOF repeaters is available here.

  • Welcome to new PART club member Tom, KB1OQA!

  • PART vice president Andy, KB1OIQ, has just published version 24 of Andy's Ham Radio Linux. If you're a Linux user or want to be one, you can download the software from Sourceforge here.

  • Read what's been published about PART and PART members in the new section PART in the NEWS.

  • WB1GOF repeaters are now operating from antennas on the new water tower in Westford. Please send signal reports to repeater@wb1gof.org.

  • During this time of "social distancing," there's a new PART net on 10 meters. We meet occasionally at 7:30 PM local time on 28.400 MHz. There's usually someone listening, so if you don't hear anyone, just announce that you're on frequency or call CQ. Thanks to Bob, W1IS, for setting this up.

  Club Meetings

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Weekly Two Meter Net
Every Sunday 8 PM
146.955 (-) pl 74.4
Echolink: WB1GOF-R
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Monthly Club Meeting
Third Tuesday 7:30 PM
Cameron Senior Center
20 Pleasant Street
Westford, MA
The July 21 meeting will be held online via video conference, starting at 7:30 PM. Details will be sent to members via Groups.io.
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Monthly Club Breakfast
First Saturday 8 AM
Paul's Diner
6 Carlisle Road
Westford, MA
Monthly breakfasts are canceled until further notice
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Weekly Club Breakfast
Every Wednesday 6 AM
Four Sisters Owl Diner
244 Appleton Street
Lowell, MA
Weekly breakfasts are canceled until further notice

WB1GOF Repeater Status

There are three WB1GOF repeaters: a 2 meter analog repeater, and two D-Star repeaters. For full info on repeater frequencies and access and details on new antennas, click here.

All repeaters are operational
Echolink is up


Join the WB1GOF D-Star users group
here.

  Upcoming Events



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Northeast HamXposition
The Northeast HamXposition & New England ARRL Convention (formerly Boxboro) has been rescheduled to November 6-8
. Read the details here.


  Join PART

Would you like to become a member of PART? You can fill out the application and mail it to: PART of Westford, PO Box 503, Westford, MA 01886, or you can join at any PART club meeting.

Annual Dues
Full member: $25.00
Family membership: $30.00
Full-time Student member: $15.00
Senior member (over 64): $15.00.
Associate member (non-Hams only): $10.00

  Subscribe to PART Email

PART uses Groups.io for club email and notifications. Groups.io gives us a lot of capability to manage email to members, and additionally provides space for files, photos, and even a wiki. Signing up and using the system is easy; go here and request to join. Be sure to put your call sign on the request to join.

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Do you want to get an Amateur Radio license and participate in the world's greatest hobby? The American Radio Relay League licensing website is the place to start (click here), then come to a PART club meeting to get more information!
PART of Westford
PO BOX 503
Westford, MA 01886

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