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The May SLSRC program will be by Joe Fleagle (WØFY),  “A Survey of Amateur Radio Digital Communications.”

Joe will give an overview of a wide variety of digital communication modes available to...

All those with paid 2017 SLSRC memberships will receive a free 70th Anniversary Sticker that will look great on the back window of your vehicle or a place of your choosing.

The stickers are...

The April SLSRC program takes a short “detour” from ham radio, as Norm Guittar (husband of Dolores Guittar, KDØCIV) will present “An In-Depth Look at Electric Cars, Past, Present, and Future.”

Norm will start at the beginning of the development of the electric car, which started around the same time that Hiram Percy Maxim...

by John Mountain, KJØMTN

CQ CQ CQ - now it is time to get ready for Field Day 2017! Are you ready?

The SLSRC invites the St. Louis area amateur radio community to join us for a couple of days of getting together to test our abilities to respond in support of disasters, chatting about...

SLSRC is honored to have Don Wilbanks AE5DW as our guest presenter at the March meeting.

Don will be joining us via SKYPE from his home studio in Picayune, MS. The meeting is at March 24 at 7 PM in the Clinical Learning Institute, Goldfarb School of Nursing, rooms 419-420 of Missouri Baptist Hospital.

Don is a reporter and anchor for Amateur Radio Newsline...

Winterfest 2018 has been scheduled!  Come see us January 27, 2018 at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville, IL.  

We will continue to bring you the best hamfest possible with:

  • Wide Variety of Vendors
  • Forums
  • Card Checking
  • VE Testing

If you would like more information on how to help with Winterfest 2018, please contact Rebecca Carroll at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The February meeting of SLSRC will feature a program by Ron Elliott KDØSML on mobile APRS.

The presentation will be an overview of APRS mostly through the lens of APRSIS software which runs on the Windows platform, or using Wine on Linux.  It is also available for the Android platform.

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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 01:29

January 20, 2017 Meeting - “Show & Tell”

SLSRC kicks off the year with it's monthly meeting on January 20th with the annual “Show and Tell” program.  This is where YOU get to give a brief presentation of any radio, antenna, etc. projects you have completed, or are working on.  It's also a great time to “show” off any new equipment you have, or your new modes of operation.

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SLSRC was honored to have Jim Kramper, NØLSX, Warning Coordination Meteorologist as the presenter at it's November 18th meeting.  Mr. Kramper presented a review of the December 2015 heavy rain event, and look at potential changes in the National Weather Service down the road.

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Joe Fleagle (WØFY) is a SLSRC Board Member, member of the Engineering Committee, and a retired electrical engineer. Joe received his first license in 1961 while in Maryland.  He moved to St. Louis in 1970.

Joe presented a program at the October General Meeting titled, “Ham Radio in the Dark Ages.” In describing his presentation, he said, “It starts with the

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