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Field Day – Late Lunch and Early Dinner for All Members

Field Day Picnic for SPARC Members/Guests: A volunteer has been found to cater picnic food from 2:00pm to 6:00pm Saturday June 22nd. The menu includes hot dogs with all the fixins, potato salad, cold slaw and sodas. Given the weather forecast, food will be served inside DMI. Bring some chips or cookies to share if you can.

Your Help is Needed: One person can’t work alone. So we still need some volunteers to set up tables and chairs. Volunteers should show up around 1:15 – 1:30 pm and some evening … Click for more

Join Field Day at SPARC, June 22-23

The St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual ARRL Field Day 2024 operating event from Saturday, June 22, 2024, through Sunday, June 23, 2024. The Field Day activities will commence at 14:00 local time on 6/22 and end at 16:59 local time on 6/23.
Field Day is an important and fun annual event for the Amateur Radio Community. The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) has been holding it annually every June since 1933. This will be the ARRL’s 91st Annual Field Day event.
Field Day is a
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SPARC Gap Newsletter, Dec 2023

A couple of months ago Bruce, KF4TYA created the first issue of the new SPARC newsletter, SPARC Gap. It has been some years since SPARC published a newsletter.  Bruce is now working on a second issue.  I thought it would be a good idea to start circulating the first issue. Enjoy

SPARC Newsletter v1n1-Dec 2023

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The SPARC Tower has a new Power Winch

The SPARC team finished the installation of the power winch on the club tower replacing the old hand crank.  Those who have cranked the tower up in the past using the old hand crank can appreciate the improvement.

Watch the video Here

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Upcoming SPARC Operating Events

These events are for all SPARC members. Also invited are operators from other area clubs, Hams visiting the area and anyone interested in learning more about Amateur Radio

Name: ARRL International DX Contest, SSB
Date/Time: 7:00pm Mar 1 to 7:00pm Mar 3
Note: Work DX with your own call.
We will set up a log for you.

If you are interested in participating in operating, training or just observing operations, notify Tom W4CU ( to register and obtain additional details.

If there is sufficient interest, the operating events will … Click for more

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