You may have listened to a local 2m net and heard people saying “This Is” before they give their call sign during check-ins. An alternative is they may say “Net Control” instead of “This is”. Plus there is the combined … Read the rest
Posts published in “Operating”
POTA Activation at Honeymoon Island
On Saturday, October 29th, UPARC had a very fun day at Honeymoon Island activating two club stations and making over 150 contacts as a Parks on the Air (POTA) activity. We had a great turnout of club members along with … Read the rest
Jamboree-on-the-Air a Success
The Upper Pinellas Amateur Radio Club went to Lutz, FL to help Boy Scout Troop 12 participate in the 2022 Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) event. We assisted with training, license testing, setup and operation of amateur radio equipment. The most important part … Read the rest
A Field Day For Hams
If you worked Summer Field Day last year you may recall a woman walking around with a microphone. That was Mary Beth Toole creator of a podcast called sonic earth expeditions. A Field Day For Hams has been posted. … Read the rest
UPARC Special Event Station – N4H
To commemorate the hurricane, operators from the Upper Pinellas Amateur Radio Club will operate from Honeymoon Island State Park starting Friday, October 22nd to October 24th, 2021. We NEED operators, filling 24+ hours of operation will take people!
The callsign … Read the rest
UPARC in the Park
We met Saturday morning, July 17th.
We were a bit rusty and didn’t have the turn out we hoped for, but all in all, we had a good time! The following were onsite to take part:
Dee W4DCH… Read the rest
Winter Field Day 2020
Wednesday at 7:00 PM is last chance to sign up and guarantee meals. Click here now.
Do you like operating in the field but hate dripping in sweat while setting up antennas? Does the idea of enduring another Field … Read the rest
Black Friday at Honeymoon Island State Park
Alan W4UB, Dee W4DCH, Ken WK4KM and I arrived around 9:00 AM and began setup in the small gazebo across from Cafe Honeymoon at the main beach parking area.
We used Alan’s Icom 7600, Ken’s Honda … Read the rest
UPARC in the Park – October 19 – Canceled Due To Weather
Hams wanted! Join us for UPARC in the Park on Saturday Oct 19 @ 0900 at John Chestnut Park shelter #13 located at 2200 E Lake Rd S, Palm Harbor, FL 34685. Dust off your portable gear and come on … Read the rest
Radio Clubs in the Park – Sept. 21st @9am
We’ve had so much fun doing UPARC in the Park, that we’ve decided to do “Radio Clubs in the Park” on September 21st @9am at Eagle Lake Park in Largo. CARS/SPARC/UPARC will once again team up to have a great … Read the rest