We, at the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club, are here to help you get on the air circumventing the globe. Do you need to be pointed in the right direction? Were you wondering where exams are given for FCC Amateur Radio Licenses? Were you wondering if Amateur Radio would be for you? We can’t guarantee that we will have all of… Read more »
At the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club we try not to let you down. Last month (February, 2024) we introduced you to the EZNEC antenna modeling software. Our plan for the March meeting (March 12, 2024) is to use either EZNEC or 4NEC2 to model and simulate Jim Grissom’s (KD8RFW) back yard HF trapped vertical antenna. We have not done it… Read more »
It was about two years ago that the EZNEC Antenna Modeling Software was made free. Wes Cardone (N8QM) purchased this software several years ago (before it was made free) and has found it extremely capable and says that it should not be considered as limited to those with extreme electromagnetics knowledge. This stuff is for the average amateur radio operator…. Read more »
If you were unable to attend the dinner last month, you have another opportunity. to join us this time for breakfast on Saturday February 24, at 9am at Stiver. the ones with the HT`s on the table.
Please let us know at the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club if learning to use the free antenna modeling software EZNEC would be of interest to you. What might be a nice course of action in learning EZNEC is a tutorial using EZNEC’s own “Test Drive” tutorial. This is a tutorial provided by the EZNEC antenna modeling software which starts you… Read more »
Chelsea Amateur Radio Club member Wesley Cardone (N8QM) has devised an antenna topology he is calling the “Rail-Pole Antenna.” The reader may already be aware that Wes has consistently maintained that all antennas are merely dipole antennas in disguise and this one is no exception. Wes is willing to give a series of presentations to the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club… Read more »
Let Wes know if you would like to see a club presentation on this antenna that he developed. This presentation would likely be split up into a series of three presentations. While the antenna itself is very basic, understanding what it does and why it does it is very technical.
Due to the bad weather on the Jan13,2024, we moved the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club dinner to January 27, 2024 at 2pm at the Valiant Restaurant.
EVENT POSTPONED!!! The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club has postponed our annual Christmas Dinner at the Valient Bar & Grill in Chelsea to Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 2:00 pm. Let us know if you’d like to join us so we can save a seat for you! Until then, stay home, stay safe and stay warm! 73
Listen to yourself. For the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club net of Tuesday, January 9, 2024, the entire net was recorded for your listening pleasure.