FRC is now FASMA

The Florida Repeater Council (FRC) is now The Florida Amateur Spectrum Management Association, Inc. (FASMA).

They have a new web site ( http://fasma.org/)

And a new attitude……

Thanks to all involved, we wish you the best!


A special thanks to all our Volunteer Examiners

Good Job!


Election Results
President:
Gary Wells WB9AYD
Vice President:
Bill Martin K4JBV
Secretary: Micky Taylor KM4BHF
Treasurer:
Brent Parker W8XG
Directors: Bill Franklin K4FLV, Net Spiess N2RDX, Den Spiess W2DEN
A big thank you to Bill Franklin for turning the club around with his radio first policy and to Dick Hullfish for keeping our budget in line. Your contributions to SERC and the radio community are very much appreciated.

Its Hamfest Season in Fl


 TARCFest Hamfest XL

“Snowbird Edition”
January 13th, 2018

8:00am – 1:00pm ( Link)


Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club Inc.
Southwest Florida Regional 2018
Hamfest
Date: January 19 – 20  2018 ( Link )


The DeSoto Amateur Radio Club 24th Annual HamfestArcadia, Florida.
Saturday January 27, 2018 7 AM
Turner Civic Center Exhibit Hall
2260 NE Roan Street in Arcadia ( MAP ) (Link)
CONTACT: KN4YT (at) yahoo.com


Hamcation 2018

Feb 9 – 11, 2018      ( Link )


25th Annual Sebring Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION
02/17/2018   (Link)


Brooksville Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION
02/17/2018 (Link)


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THANK YOU   THANK YOU

THANK YOU

TO ALL THE AMATEURS WHO OPERATED FOR THE GOOD OF OTHERS DURING IRMA

THANKS

GREAT JOB…..

AJ4FW, AK4MD, K4JBV, K4FLV, KB3UTS, KB7ARB, KD2JSI, KD4JSI, KG7KIQ, KI4FH, KJ4CAT, KJ4TNM, KJ4UZE, KM4EJE, KM4PZK, KM4SR, N2LES, N2RDX, N4LPK, W0MJL, W2DEN, W4VIN, W8XG, WA4BOB

The Sarasota Cattlemen (W4CWJ and crew)

Missed someone? Let W2DEN Know

 

12/06
Sarasota Digital Group
All information about SDG now on their own page:
http://n4ser.org/sdg/

ATTENTION ALL SERC MEMBERS

SHACKS and ANTS

We would like to have pictures of your shack(s) and antenna(s);

QTH, portable, mobile for our ‘Shacks and Ants picture album ( Link

Send them to SERC@N4SER.org

QSL?

Do you have QSL cards for your call?

We’d like to post yours in the ARC Radio Room.

Drop one off, send one to W2DEN or make an image and e-mail to SERC@N4SER.org.

Field Day 2017

Everyone had a BLAST

PHOTOS

Claimed Score:

QSO points: 1264

(632 points times 2 power multiplier)

Bonus points: 1550

TOTAL 2814

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Operating Summary

Exchange: 4F WCF

Band Mode QSOs Pts Pt/Q
3.5 CW 68 136 2
7 CW 22 44 2
7 LSB 2 2 1
14 CW 122 244 2
14 PSK31 67 134 2
14 USB 56 56 1
50 CW 1 2 2
50 RTTY 1 2 2
50 USB 9 9 1
222 FM 1 1 1
1240 FM 2 2 1
Total Both 351 632 1.8

Operators:

W2DEN, WB9AYD,  N9US, W3ATR, W8XG, KN4DXT, WB3EMQ, KM4BHF, K4JBV

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Bonus Points (1550)

Thanks to all who worked on these… while score is not important, bonus points have been a long standing tradition in field day and they help get more hams involved with the process. Here’s what we are claiming (points):

7.3.1 Emergency Power Bonus: The Red Cross generator was tested on Saturday afternoon. (400)

7.3.2 Media Publicity to Suncoast News Network (100)

7.3.3 Public Location: Sarasota Red Cross, 2100 Cantu Ct., , Sarasota, FL 34232 Map (100)

7.3.4 Public Information Table (100)

7.3.5 Message to Section Manager (100)

7.3.6 Message Handling: 12 sent (100)

7.3.8 All of N9US’ QSOs were battery powered charged via solar array on 80M and 40M CW. (100)

7.3.9 W1AW Bulletin (20M 6/25 @ 12:00PM MFSK16) (100)

7.3.10 Educational Activity: Saturday ~ 3 PM WB9AYD demonstrated JT-65 using a remote link to the Sarasota Power Squadron. (100)

7.3.11 Site Visitation by an elected government official: Todd Underhill ( Link) visited the N4SER site on Saturday afternoon. (100)

7.3.12. Site Visitation by a representative of an agency: Anne Miller Assistant Emergency Operations Director visited the N4SER site on Saturday afternoon. (100)

7.3.14 Web Submission this e-mail supports the web submission (50)

7.3.16 Social Media N4SER, Sarasota Emergency Radio Club Face Book ( Link) (100)

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Supporting Cast: N2RDX, KC2MHO, KI4RMC, KK6KQZ, KJ4SV, KN4BAR

Thanks for your help


Thank you and let the giving begin!

The Giving Partner of The Community Foundation of Sarasota County

has approved the Sarasota Emergency Radio Club’s profile,

which is now available for viewing and contributing donations at:

http://thegivingpartner.guidestar.org/nonprofit.aspx?orgId=1117058

More information: Link to SERC Archive page

 


PayPal

PayPal

PayPal has made it to the SERC web site YEA!

You can now pay your dues, new or renewal via PayPal.

Navigate to the Join / Contact Page ( HERE )

Pick your membership level (Single or Family) then enter your e-mail and click pay.

Even if you are just renewing please fill-in and submit the membership application so we can confirm your information

This is new so please let us know if you have any problems or suggestions

( SERC@N4SER.org )

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