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Upcoming Meetings:
The PART monthly meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at the Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant Street in Westford, starting at 7:30PM.

Upcoming meeting topics:

September 18, 2018:

John, WB2OSZ, on Dire Wolf which is a software soundcard AX.25 packet modem/TNC and APRS encoder/decoder. It can be used stand-alone to observe APRS traffic, as a tracker, digipeater, APRS gateway, or Internet Gateway (IGate). We will also have the election of the PART officers for next year and the silly slide show presented by Rick, W1RAG.

Past meeting topics:

August 21, 2018:

  • Bruce Blain, K1BG, gave a presentation on "Entry Level Licensing - What's Worked and What Hasn’t” All of us entered the amateur radio hobby in a number of different ways, whether it was the Class B license of the 30s and 40s, the Novice license of the 50s through the 90s, or the current Technician class license, Bruce looks at the history of entry level license requirements and conditions, what's worked and what hasn't, and what it means for attracting youth to the hobby.

July 17, 2018:


Watch club President Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ, present Rakesh, KC1HTB, with a Buddipole system made available by a very generous, but anonymous, Westford PART club member. (From the April 17, 2018 club meeting)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12JYGVAEeFk&feature=youtu.be






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Slides from the October 2017 meeting on Plane Tracking presented by Tom, KC1ELF, can be downloaded by clicking here.

Slides from the September 2017 meeting on the National Traffic System presented by Marcia, KW1U can be downloaded by clicking
here.



Want to join the PART mailing list? Click here to learn more.



D-Star registration and information can be found by visiting the WB1GOF repeater page by clicking here!



Click here for the slides to the presentation by George, K1IG on how to calibrate your rig as shown at the April 2015 PART meeting. For the Frequency Measurement Test guide, click here, and for the FLdigi guide on rig calibration and frequency measurement, click here.



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Interested in Fox Hunting? Then join the PART mailing list to get information about the next fox hunt along with other club news and information. Click here to learn more on how to sign up and click here for more about Fox Hunting.



To download the “Linux in Your Hamshack” software or to read more about it,
go to this link and click "KB1OIQ - Andy's Ham Radio Linux DVD":
https://sourceforge.net/directory/?q=kb1oiq


PART of Westford is an ARRL Special Service Club located in Westford, Massachusetts. The club provides radio amateurs with a number of services and benefits including access to its two repeaters (2m and 440), monthly meetings, and access to club events and activities such as Field Day. Club members hold a wide variety of interests including VHF and weak signal work, amateur radio satellites, antenna design, portable operation, QRP, DXing and DXpeditioning, emergency communications, public event communication, digital modes, homebrewing, and much, much more.



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PART of Westford is an ARRL Special Service Club located in Westford, Massachusetts. The club provides radio amateurs with a number of services and benefits including access to its two repeaters (2m and 440), monthly meetings, and access to club events and activities such as Field Day. Club members hold a wide variety of interests including VHF and weak signal work, amateur radio satellites, antenna design, portable operation, QRP, DXing and DXpeditioning, emergency communications, public event communication, digital modes, homebrewing, and much, much more.