April 2020 Meeting

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Online via Zoom. See Allen’s email for instructions.

The program this month will be:
Show and Tell Night. Members are invited to show off a project, an item, their shack, or whatever. No one is required to show anything. Our far away members can participate just as well as the local members.

Please Note: Feel free to consume any food or beverages that catches your fancy.

FL State Parks On The Air 2020

Florida State Parks On The Air 2020
April 4th – 5th
8:00am till 6:00pm

Event Canceled.

Florida State Parks have canceled group events for the next several weeks.

Operators and Volunteers needed to help setup and take down.
More information will be available at the March 3rd SAARS meeting.

monument

map

Faver Dykes State park is a great location for this event.
Plan on attending this year.

March 2020 Meeting

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in the  St. Augustine Airport Conference Center,  4730 Casa Cola Way, St. Augustine. (map)

The program this month will be:
Digital Night, FT8, logging to LOTW by John Smith K3GO

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

Winter Field Day 2020

Pictures are Up

Winter Field Day will be held at the St. Johns County Emergency Operations Center at 100 EOC Drive | St. Augustine, FL. (Map)
Saturday operations will be 9am – About 10pm . Formal WFD operations will begin at 2 pm in the afternoon.

We will have a robust power connection to the trailer that will allow us to run most anything we need. The trailer has enough space that we could set up three stations with little problem other than audible noise. It is presumed that at least one of these will be on the permissible digital modes (FT8 is not permissible as its message structure does not fit the required information exchange).

We have a good OCF dipole available in the trailer, but will need some additional antennas. There are some other antennas in the trailer but details are unknown. There are some light poles in the parking lot that could support a dipole. The trees are more like bushes. I think we will be able to figure it out.

Everyone should bring a good chair or two as well as there own snacks and drinks. Many fast food restaurants are close by. Leann has strongly hinted that St Auggies Doggies may take care of us with some food. If she does, we will certainly owe her a debt of gratitude.

January 2020 Meeting

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in the  St. Augustine Airport Conference Center,  4730 Casa Cola Way, St. Augustine. (map)

The program this month will be:
Discussion of possible programs for 2020 & Winter Field Day

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

SAARS 2019 Christmas Party – Dec. 3

Christmas Party Time

Pictures Are Up

It’s been another GREAT Year for SAARS

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

fireplace

Tuesday – December 3rd

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Royal St. Augustine Country Club

301 Royal St Augustine Pkwy, St Augustine, FL 32084 (map)

$10.00 per member – $20.00 per guest

Reservations must be in to Frank or Sue by November 20

November 2019 Meeting

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

The program this month will be:
RemoteRig – transmitting from your home radio station while traveling across the country or the world.

Presented by Jerry Carver, W4YB

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

October 2019 Meeting

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, October 1 10, 2019 in the  St. Augustine Airport Conference Center,  4730 Casa Cola Way, St. Augustine. (map)

The program this month will be:
Boy Scouts of America’s Jamboree on the Air
Linda Visman, KN4KJC

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