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Jim Gilmartin KB2WGE – Silent Key

Jim was a real gentleman, he was often on the 2 meter repeaters, including Mt Greylock and WECA. During the 1990s he was an active member of QSY, sometimes hitching a ride to the evening meetings with Pete N2YJZ. – … Continue reading

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QSY Society Holiday Dinner

QSY Society Holiday Dinner scheduled for Saturday December 6th at 5:30pm Wappinger Buffet 1488 Wappinger Plaza (on Route 9 near Hannaford’s) Wappinger Falls, NY 12590 Price: $14.05 per adult, $8.64 per child under 10yrs old, including tax. Tip is at … Continue reading

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Handy CW Abbreviation Guide for CW Neophytes

As a CW newbie, I often wondered if I copied wrong or the use of certain letter sequences were intentional.  Some operators pepper their transmission with all kinds of seemingly meaningless abbreviations and “shortcuts” which are great for simplifying and … Continue reading

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QSY Society Field Day 2013 Photo Gallery

ARRL Field Day 2013 was held by the QSY Society  June 22 and June 23rd at Bowdoin Park, Town of Wappinger in Dutchess County NY.  We operated  with the club’s call sign K2QS, Section ENY (Eastern New York), Class 3A. … Continue reading

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Hudson Division Awards in Newburg this Year 2013

This was posted by   ARRL Hudson Division, Director: Mike Lisenco, N2YBB n2ybb@arrl.org on the Hudson Division website http://hudson.arrl.org We are now taking nominations for the 2013 Hudson Division Awards. Nominations for “Amateur of the Year,” “Grand ‘Ole Ham,” and “Technical … Continue reading

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W2M Youtube Video Now Available

If you want to view a short video of the W2M Morse special event go to:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40NMs-X25N8 73, Stan WB2LQF

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W2M Event Summary

Please see:   http://www.qrz.com/db/W2M/ref/1367178293  for an “After Action Report”  73, Stan WB2LQF

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Morse Event Reminder – Saturday, April 27th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The QSY Society will celebrate the 222nd birthday of Samuel F.B. Morse in a couple of weeks.  I’ve widely publicized this event and the feedback has been great!  I hope I have not bitten off more than we can chew.  The … Continue reading

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March Meeting and New Refreshments Team

Tony – W1ZMB and Alice -W1ALI have volunteered to take over refreshments at our meetings effective today, March 12, 2013. Thanks Tony and Alice from the QSY Society. The March meeting of the QSY Society Amateur Radio club will be … Continue reading

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EC-001 Introduction to Emergency Communications course-Free

From: David Galletly <d4star@…> Sent: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 10:36 am Subject: EC-001 Introduction to Emergency Communications course In an effort to make Emergency Communications training more widely available, two classroom sessions of the ARRL’s EC-001 Introduction to Emergency Communications … Continue reading

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