SARA Field Day

SARA will be holding Field Day in 2021! As is the club practice, SARA Field Day will be held at the American Legion in Rittman at 220 E. Sunset Dr. Rittman, OH 44270. SARA will be operating a 5-Alpha setup (5 stations running on emergency power in a non-traditional setting)…

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Leadership Changes

At the March business meeting, the following officers were elected for the 2021-2022 term of office: President – Jason McCormick N8EI (previously Vice President)Vice President – Stephen Kinford N8WB (previously a Trustee)Secretary – Eric Mast W8ELM (re-elected)Treasurer – Jeff Royer W8TB (re-elected) With these elections, Gary Shorter AA8CS who has…

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Simple J-Pole Plans

I (Jason N8EI), like many hams, have passed around plans for “simple” antennas to new hams or for projects. However, in many instances it isn’t something we’ve built according to THOSE plans. We have something similar, we bookmarked it, etc. While posting plans for the “simple J-Pole” for the Ohio…

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Meet the OK Hamsomniacs

Many users and listeners to W8WKY 147.39 MHz have heard the Boredom Breaker Net between 1p and 3p. John Southard W2JLS provided an article from the Hamsomniacs about the origins of their group and their net. Background of the Hamsomniacs by Allen KI5DAY As far as the origins of the…

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RCWA Boredom Breaker Net

Starting on Tuesday, March 2nd, SARA’s W8WKY 147.390MHz repeater will be carrying the RCWA Boredom Breaker Net from 1pm to 2pm eastern. This is being offered on a trial basis to see how it works out with the repeater and our community. Started by the Rogers County Wireless Association in…

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