Most Recent Blog Posts

  • Planning Field Day 2022
    ARRL official log for Field Day

    We have created a page to explain what Field Day is, and why you should join us on June 25th and 26th,

    Find the page HERE

    Mark your calendar too. Also, get in contact so we can include you in the planning!

  • M.O.R.E Project gets some good P.R.!

    The MORE Project , to Make Amateur Radio Easier is a project co-sponsored by our club to add new interested hams to our ranks, especially underrepresented demographics, including women and younger enthusiasts. The project has had several groups going through the training classes, and spawning other to teach elsewhere.. or via the Internet.

    Rebecca Mercuri K3RPM, reports that one of our Technician class students, Nicole Kirch, wrote a great article about the MORE Project for the SoundGirls (women in Audio Engineering) website: https://soundgirls.org/becoming-a-ham-venturing-into-the-world-of-amateur-radio/

  • Steve Miller KD2DUL Silent Key

    The David Sarnoff Radio Club mourns the death of KD2DUL, Steven Miller, on April 25, 2022. Steve was a regular on our Tuesday evening nets, and an active volunteer with ARES.

    His obituary noted that Steve was an environmental scientist with a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, but we knew him as an engaged club member and a friend. As it notes:

    “After retiring, Steve rediscovered his adolescent hobby of amateur radio. He was relicensed as KD2DUL and made new contacts near and far. He also served terms on the Princeton Environmental Commission and the Princeton Board of Health.”

    Our condolences go out to his wife of 32 years, Olga Boyko, and his children Pauline and Edward Miller.

    “A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton NJ 08542.”

    The photo is from our “Yankee Swap” at the 2014 Holiday Party.

  • Martian Picnic Photos April 2022

    Scattered showers and cooler temperatures kept the picnic in Grovers Mill, New Jersey brief, but it was good to meet in person!

    Group Shot!
    Picnic was BYOLunch
    Checking the weather report… the rain held off
    Rebecca pondering
  • Park On The Air -April 16 2022

    Photos of the DSRC effort to put the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park “On The Air” on a Saturday morning.

    Gathering of Hams at an out-of-the-way corner of the park in Kingston, NJ
    Don brought a “SOTA” antenna, with clip connections to shorten the antenna depending on the band. We used 40 and 20.
    Dan got things started with his portable radio setup
    Alex made his first HF contacts!
    A group effort
    Don supervised.
    Ben even made a CW contact or two!
    A fun time was had by all.

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