This is revision 13, the latest release of the SPARC’s brochure used at meetings, events and VE exam sessions. One address received minor clarification. Prospective members are encouraged to take a look, print it to review or present to other prospective members.
Posts published in “Public Relations”
Another interesting email arrived at SPARC this week. A lady had “received” a message in Morse code she couldn’t decode. Strange you ask? True. She asked us for help in decoding the message. Forwarding the request to a few SPARK members, Ed NZ1Q, stepped up to the challenge.
Ed was given a phone number that connected him to the recorded CW message. Thirty seconds later, the message was decoded. It turns out that sender of the email was involved in a “learning challenge that involves solving [a series of] … Click for more
As president, I get a lot of emails from folks who search on Google for the terms “ham radio” and “St. Petersburg.” Recently I received an email from a boat owner who lives in Seminole. He was having VHF radio issues on his sailboat, and was not sure what or where the problem was. Sailors, like hams are resourceful folks, resulting in the email to me. I forwarded the email request for help to the SPARC membership via the SPARC email reflector.
Within hours SPARC member Jack, W4GRJ, was making … Click for more
SPARC would like to celebrate its newest member of the Century Club.
No, not the DXCC, but the real Century Club.
Congratulations to Woody, K4SCL for celebrating his 100th birthday. Woody’s shirt reads “Yes people you are looking at a Genuine Centenarian.”
Woody and his XYL Fran, K4RXO, are both life members of SPARC.
Thanks Woody for setting an extraordinary example that we will all try to match.… Click for more