Special & Official Announcements
will appear in box
"Revised Official Announcement"(06/02/2016)
discontinue Saturday and Sunday net operations during
the summer months of June, July, and August. The ECARS
Net for Memorial Day weekend will continue as scheduled.
The first weekend of no ECARS Net operations will begin
June 4th & 5th. The normal weekend ECARS Net operations
will resume on September 3rd & 4th".
Swap and Shop
will resume every Wednesday starting June 1st from 11:00 AM - Noon.
The ECARS Net manager has determined this will be a
permanent change and it will not revert back to weekends
in September. If you wish to run Swap & Shop contact the Net
Member input is still requested"
Request for ECARS historical
information. In 2018 ECARS will be celebrating
it's 50th year on the air. If you have any information please
email it to the Webmaster vice the Net
page has been updated
There were 17 old issuses added for the
years 1987, 1991 to 1996. Len
N8AD would like to thank Tim
K3DPT and Jack KB3USA for the help in compiling and
uploading them for all to share.
"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 on Wednesday's 11:00 AM - Noon.
The next "Swap and
Shop" will be held on
June 29, 2016
"Swap & Shop" has
been updated for
Thanks to Len N8AD 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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