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Established April, 1998
by Bert Bruins, N2FPJ, SK; and Chris Linck, N2NEH

Upcoming Meetings and Events:

Our next Regular Monthly Meeting:

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.

East Greenbush Masonic Hall

See the Events page for our meeting events schedule

Our next VE Session:

May 2nd, 2015

East Greenbush Community Library

See our Newsletter page for photos of our periodic display at the East Greenbush library along with news of our various activities.

Our Twelth Annual Hamfest

Saturday, May 9th, 2015.

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Field Day 2015

June 28th and 29th

Our Annual
C h r i s t m a s s / H o l i d a y   P a r t y
will be held Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
6:00 p.m. at Mercattos
Rtes. 9 & 20
just east of the Masonic Temple,
just west of I-90

Our 2014 party was snowed-out, so we're all looking forward to this one!

We are looking for an EDITOR for our NEWSLETTER.

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Organized in 1998, the East Greenbush Amateur Radio Association, an ARRL affiliate, is committed to providing emergency services, educational programs, and operating resources to the amateur radio operators and residents of the Capital Region of New York State. The club station is W2EGB; the club also has several VHF and UHF repeaters open to club members or the public. Monthly meetings are held, along with VE sessions, an annual Hamfest, and a Field Day site; the club also provides radio support for a number of local events.

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Despite the development of very complex, modern communications systems — cell phones, the internet — amateur radio has been called upon repeatedly to provide communications in crises when these systems have failed, failed perhaps because they are so complex. Amateur radio operators (also called "hams") are well known for our communications support in disaster and post-disaster situations.

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