FL Parks On The Air

Anastasia

Florida State Parks on the Air
Saturday and Sunday April 6 – 7
8 AM till Dark
FOOD FUN AND RADIO
Please plan on attending this Special Event at
Anastasia State Park
Event will be held in the large Pavilion next to the Kayak launch area.
April is a great time to have an outdoor event as the weather is beautiful and no insects.

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February 2019 Meeting

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the  St. Augustine Airport Conference Center,  4730 Casa Cola Way, St. Augustine. (map)

The program this month will be:

Building on the foundation Doug has put in place, we are reaching out to the membership for their ideas and thoughts.  Your feedback on what you like most about the club, what changes you may like to see, any ideas and/or suggestion you may have to improve the club, are welcome. We welcome everyone’s option and appreciate everyone’s support. 

Please Note: No food or beverages are allowed in the meeting room

Winter Field Day 2019

winter_fdKE4YAF – Ray Aguiar is sponsoring Winter Field Day at his place in Bunnell, FL

Location is: 5317 Canal Ave. – Bunnell, FL 32110 (map)

Saturday – January 26th, 2019 *** Arrive any time from 8am on.

Talk-in 145.450 no tone

Join the SAARS Wednesday night net at 7pm for more information and discussion.

What you need to bring:

Your own chair – Any radio/antenna that you wish to try out, Maybe a power strip, folding table if you have one

Contribute to the food: Bring chips, dip, soda, anything that make us fat and happy.

What we will have:

Electric Power, Generator, Tent, a table or two, Gas and Charcoal grill, Some sort of food, probably hot dogs. A few will bring their radios, which you are welcome to use.

SAARS Christmas Party – Dec. 4th, 2018 @ Brisky’s

Christmas Party Time

It's been anothor GREAT Year for SAARS

         Let's finish it off with a bang! Come join us one and all for our annual Christmas Party

Tuesday – December 4th – Brisky's BBQ Resturant

State Road 16 @ Hwy. US-1

3009 North Ponce de Leon Blvd.
St Augustine, FL 32084
(map)

$20.00 per person – Pay at the door

November Meeting

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in the  St. Augustine Airport Conference Center,  4730 Casa Cola Way, St. Augustine. (map)

The program this month will be:

FT-8 Demonstration by Jack and Buzz.

Please Note: No food or beverages are allowed in the meeting room

Tour de Cure Bike Ride for Diabetes

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The American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure bike ride will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018 in St. Johns County.  This is a single day event. The start time for the 65 mile bicycle ride is 8:30am and the finish time is 2:30 pm. Check in for the riders begins at 7:30.

Volunteers are needed and will need to be in position prior to 7:30am.  Now is the time to start signing up to cover the needed Ham Radio Operators positions for this event. We will be staffing the St Johns County EOC, the Start/Finish line located at World Golf Village and 5 Rest Stops along the route. There will be three bicycle routes: a 65 mile route, a 40 mile route and a 12 mile route.

To sign up, go to www.diabetes.org (Volunteers page)and:
    1. click on the “Volunteers” photo block, towards the bottom of the page.
    2. Then click on “Sign up to volunteer today!” link.  
    3. Then scroll down to the “Ham Operator” line, go to the right side and click on “Sign Up”.

This is a very quick process. You only need to provide your name, address, phone numbers and emergency contact.  

This is a great opportunity to give our support to a valuable cause.
 
The routes can be seen on the following links:
65 mile route (with cue sheet showing step by step directions):
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27884999?beta=false
40 mile route:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28291369
12 mile route:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28398301