We meet every month on the 2nd Saturday at 8:30 at the Riverside Cafe in the rear of the Towle Building on Merrimac Street in Newburyport. Bring something to show off or just join in on the conversation. All are welcome.
Note: below are just some images from our monthly breakfasts.
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6 of us ignored snow. Here is Dave, KD1NA’s latest qrp rig from Kits & Parts
Here is Al, KN1O with a calibrated, laboratory variable capacitor!
We had 12 hams join us including a couple of 1st timers!
Dave, KD1NA brought a titanium particle component to a particle accelerator which focuses ions from a vacuum tube for use in silicon wafer construction. Notice the burned up area around the slot which faced the tube.
- I got to brag about my 20m mobile contact with ZS1TMJ in South Africa
- Al, KN1O showed off his portable battery box
- this newspaper article about Newburyport’s 1st telegraph communications on 27 Dec 1847
NOVEMBER 2015 HAM BREAKFAST
Members of the NERdS at the Nov 14th Breakfast
left, front to back: Delaney, KC1BDD; Gianni, KC1CMF; Ed, K1RID; Al, KN1O. right, front to back: TJ, KC1AYV; Don, KB1UWH; Dave, KD1NA; Dave, KB1KR
Note the 1930-ish Hartley oscillator rig between Gianni & Don! Al brought some vintage items to show around.