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Blast From the Past: Key Night, April 1995

Thanks to Bruce KB0FXC for sharing this video goodie! Bruce took some video of a “Key Night” meeting, back in 1995. (Wow! 27 years ago…) Derek WB0TUA had kindly brought a (small!) subset of his extensive key collection to the … Continue reading

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Winter Field Day a hit!

The club had a good showing for Winter Field Day 2022 — we had five or six operators plus a good number of folks that showed up for set-up, the snacks, and the camaraderie. The location is one I’ve been … Continue reading

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Fall Outing this Saturday

We’re getting together this Saturday (October 23) to play radio QRP style and have some fun! Location is the park where we’ve held Field Day as well as several club meetings this summer: Spanish Village Park 12813 Spanish Village Dr, … Continue reading

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Field Day 2021 Results

We had a fun and successful outing this year, with 373 CW, 188 digital, and 1 (!) SSB contact. Points for contacts were 5,615, plus bonus points of 1,150 for a final claimed club score of 6,765. Details of the … Continue reading

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Field Day Plans

We’re in the final stretch of Field Day planning, and everything is coming together. Setup will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. We’re going to be at a new site this year: Spanish Village Park in Bridgeton (Google Maps … Continue reading

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Been a while…

“Time flies when you’re having pandemic fun”… or something like that. The last update to this blog was about a year ago. Time to knock the dust off and get back to it! (It must be time to start thinking … Continue reading

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No SLQS Club Field Day for 2020

The St. Louis QRP Society will not be hosting a traditional Field Day exercise for 2020. I have been holding out hope that, perhaps, we could make it happen. We’ve been watching and taking cues from state and county regulations and … Continue reading

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Slides from Winterfest 2020: QRP Forum Preso

I had the pleasure of giving a presentation about QRP operation at Winterfest 2020. After my talk, I was asked if I could share my slides. I’m happy to do so. The URL links are all active, which will help … Continue reading

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SLQS at Winterfest 2020

Kudos to the St. Louis & Suburban Radio Club for hosting an outstanding ham radio event last weekend! Winterfest has always been recognized as a premier hamfest/flea market in the metro St. Louis area. But this year, SLSRC pulled out … Continue reading

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Field Day 2019 results: That’s a Winner!

Well, what do you know? The SLQS came out on top in our Field Day category of 4A Battery! I know it’s not a contest*, strictly speaking, but let’s not kid ourselves. We count our contacts, work to tally bonus … Continue reading

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