Special & Official Announcements
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Member input requested"
Request for ECARS historical
information. In 2018 ECARS will be celebrating
it's 50th year on the air. ECARS may be one of the longest
running nets on the East coast. It would be nice to have a section of the
website that acknowledges it's founding members. Does
anyone have the names and call signs of those members
and if any are still alive today. Any scanned documents
or original meeting minutes would be greatly
appreciated too. If you have any information please
email it to the Webmaster vice the Net
Invitation to ECARS
No new invitations at this time.
"ECARS Member update"
If anyone knows of an ECARS member
that has become sick or had major surgery and needs to be cheered up.
Please contact the Webmaster and have it posted here.
Let me know the preferred method of contact either
by a phone call, email or a card.
"Swap and Shop"
"Swap and Shop" is held
1st and 3rd
Saturday of each
month from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
The next "Swap and
Shop" will be held on
May 7, 2016
"Swap & Shop" has been updated for
Thank you John WA1STU for
running "Swap & Shop"
ECARS Web Site
The ECARS Webmaster is Jack Tyler KB3USA
Radio Inteference Protocol
See the "NCS Operations /Tools" page. Click on the
"Deliberate Interference Protocol" tab for proper way to
handle deliberate net interference.
General Membership Meeting
Be Announced Later"
HAM RADIO & ECARS NOW
has received a gift from Lloyd Bankson Roach, K3QNT,
of the recording of a historical commercial radio
broadcast which he wrote and directed in April of 1969.
It was broadcast over WERS-FM and WBZ-AM in
“200 Meters and Down.”
It has been
donated to ECARS for historical purposes only.
It features amateur radio operators in the
Philadelphia and Boston area including ECARS founding
member Jim Lightfoot, WA1KRN, then VP/Gen Mgr of WBZ
Radio. Not only does it cover Amateur Radio in general but has
a generous discussion about ECARS, its
origin and its purposes.
recording is available for download by clicking the link
below. It is a large audio file (24
MB) and could take a few minutes depending on your
connection.The file is in MP3 format.
If you wish to listen
to the audio file, just click the link. However, if you wish to download the file then
right-click and choose "Save Target as..." or "Save Link
Meters and Down.
is very grateful to Lloyd, K3QNT, for his generous gift.
Need a Membership Certificate?
are available to current ECARS members. Simply email your name
as you'd like it to appear, call sign, ECARS number, and
membership expiration date. You will be emailed a PDF
file of your certificate in color that you print out.
The certificate is suitable for framing and measures 8˝" x
see a sample "Certificate" click here.
Email information to
Jack KB3USA .
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