The CQ WPX SSB contest is a great contest for people that liked the fun of contesting during Field Day. This is a 48 hour contest with exciting runs where we call CQ most of the time. If you have ever wondered what it was like on the other side of the pile-up, this is … More “Phone Contest – CQ WPX SSB March 29th @ 8:00 PM”
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Bob N2ESP, Rex KB8ESY, Tom NY4I and Frank KN4PZY so far have been operating the ARRL Sweepstakes at the newly relocated SPARC club station. This contest runs until Sunday night at 10:00 PM, but we usually break at night. The best way to ensure we are here is to check the camera where you can … More “SPARC Contesters Operating ARRL Sweepstakes SSB Right Now!”
The coax from the surge protection devices outside the building
has been redirected
to the antenna switch panel at the new shack location.
Thanks to John KI4UIP and Dave KR4U for the installation and to Tom NY4I for fabricating the coax cable assemblies.
We’re still looking for a location for our monthly meetings. Email suggestions … More “Shack Update II”
Lots of progress has been made moving the shack to its new location.
The electrical panel has been moved, the wiring and outlets have been installed, and the antenna switch panel has been relocated. Many thanks to Dee N4GD, Billy KN4LUZ, Ray KD4HUW , George W1AAG, Dave KR4U, John KI4UIP. The holes creating the path … More “Shack Relocation Update”
SPARC has been asked to relocate their station to another room in the same building. Our station engineering team consisting of John KI4UIP and Dave KR4U has worked out a plan to move our equipment, furniture, power, internet and antenna wiring to the new station location.
On Saturday 9/15, the furniture and equipment was … More “SPARC on the Move”
The SPARC Contest Team is proud to announce they placed second worldwide and second in North America in the Multi-Op High Power (Single Receiver) category. This was for the Makrothen RTTY contest run from the SPARC station over the weekend of October 14th and 15th, 2017. Our second place score of 2,023,660 points represents the … More “W4TA 2nd Worldwide in Makrothen”