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Annual Tailgate Meeting September 15

Come one, come all, to SLQS’ annual “Tailgate Meeting” on Wednesday, September 15. There’s no charge and it’s open to anyone. We start gathering around 5:00pm. Bring that radio “stuff” that’s looking for a new home; also be sure to … 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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Field Day 2019

It’s that time once again… Field Day weekend is upon us. The St. Louis QRP Society will be at O’Connor Park in Bridgeton MO. Everyone’s welcome to drop in: members, visitors, licensed amateur radio operator or not. There will always … Continue reading

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May Picnic – Field Day Prep

Our May meeting has become an annual tradition. Part picnic, part Field Day planning, part “park portable” operation… it’s great fun! We’ll be meeting at the Field Day site we’ve used for the past few years: O’Connor Park in Bridgeton. … Continue reading

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