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Sunday, January 14, 2024

2024 log for Yankee 6 Meter SSB Net

2024 Log Yankee 6 Meter Single Sideband Net 50.272 MHz, USB  at 9:30 am local time Sunday mornings.

NET CONTROL: KB1VXY Hopkinton, MA. Multiple stations in Framingham, Hopkinton, Millis, MA area and Southern NH (Mont Vernon) that can pick up your signal also. Operating since the 1960s. Open to all hams including technician class operators. 
Pre-check-ins to South East about 9:20 am 
List based on recent check-ins, then a follow up call up. On the check in you can Check-ins. Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed north east, or to south east for some of the stations. 
Other local nets:
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
2. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3.  6 meter AM net Wednesdays at 8 pm 50.430

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 YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/18/24
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  10:16 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 14 and one by email
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA email
KC1KZB   Mike East Weymouth, MA  57  
Northeast
KD1NA     David, Groveland, MA 59 
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59  
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59 
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  i/o 33 antenna blew to east
KC1KGS  Barbara in- Natick,    MA 59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 58 
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  58 
KC1LEA   Dan, Maynard  MA 857 D, Shark hamstick 4.5 feet 55  
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA  59  
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA 59 
K1TW       Tom, Bedford, MA 59 
KC1UAP   Jonathan, Medfield, MA  tried, in the noise, no copy
NOTES:
1. NCS for 02/25/24 John KB1VXY
2. Discussion of Shark Hamsticks, cross polarization issues, full length vs with coils.  Reports of unusual contacts made despite this compromised set up.
3.  Discussion by  K1KZP Phantom network of repeaters. 224.160 PL 67, and others
4.  Algonquin Flea pickings discussed.
5.  Woburn 449.825 K1LHP, Woburn, MA PL 136.5, linked into Quahog net, including 224.060, AJ1L, PL 103.5 in Norwell, MA, and some RI repeaters.
6.  ARRL DX Contest, CW: 0000Z, Feb 17 to 2400Z, Feb 18
7. North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Feb 24 to 0559Z, Feb 25
8. South Carolina QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 24 to 0159Z, Feb 25
9. ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Mar 2 to 2400Z, Mar 3 
10. Virginia QSO Party 1400Z, Mar 16 to 0400Z, Mar 17, 2024 and
    1200Z-2400Z, Mar 17, 2024 (good skip for us here in MA)

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/11/24
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:58 am
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 18
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA relay by K1WT
KC1KZB   Mike East Weymouth, MA   53
K1WT       Wally Dennisport, MA 53  
N2DXT     Shawn Quincy, MA mobile 42
Northeast
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59 new radio Icom 7610
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  i/o 54
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara - Natick,    MA 58
N1AVP     Morris, Arlington MA 59 i/o
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 56 i/o
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59+ heard KC1UAP and N2DXT
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA 58  
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA 56
K1TW       Tom, Bedford, MA 58 i/o
KC2TV     Tony, Mont Vernon, NH  53 squalo up 40 feet folded dipole tried,
KC1UAP   Jonathan, Medfield, MA using a Palomar end fed.  54  
NOTES:
1. NCS for 02/18/24 John KB1VXY
2. Welcome to Jonathan, KC1UAP, new ham
3. 10 meters booming yesterday.
4.  W1ZB talked about the Arc 5 transmitter, WWII radio.
5.  Algonquin Flea Market (Marlborough) https://www.qsl.net/n1em/2024flyer.pdf Saturday February 17, 2024 at the Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb School 25 Union St (off rt 85 in MArlborough, MA

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/04/24
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:54 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 16
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA i/o relay by WS1K
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   59 i/o  
N2DXT     Shawn Quincy, MA 44 1/4 wave verti 60 watts, 
Northeast
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59 
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  i/o 55
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara - Natick,    MA 58  
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  57 i/o
KC1LEA   Dan, Maynard  MA 44  FT - 857d, battery from portable zero, home brew mobile 1/4 wave on
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA  58 
K1TW       Tom, Bedford, MA  59 
KT1S         Mike, Haverhill, MA, 44, low power on indoor antenna
NOTES:
1. Welcome back to Shawn, N2DXT and Welcome to Mike, KT1S.
NCS for 02/11/24 John KB1VXY
 
YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/28/24: START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  10:01 am
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 17
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA 53
KC1KZB   Mike East Weymouth, MA 54  
K1IFF       Cliff Bristol, CT FN41mq, 52 i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  44 i/o
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara - Natick,    MA 59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  57 
KC1LEA   Dan, Maynard  MA 56
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA  57
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  58 ft710, second round on FTdx10, half wave par loop
K1TW       Tom, Bedford, MA  56
KC2TV     Tony, Mont Vernon, NH in the noise, relay by N1TQ
NOTES:
1. ARES Simulated Emergency Test "Operation Snow Globe" Saturday Feb 3, 2024, 10 am to 12 noon. 
https://ema.arrl.org/2024/01/27/eastern-massachusetts-ares-exercise-operation-snow-globe-document-2-3-24-1000-am-1200-pm/
2. Winter Field Day yesterday and today
3. Congratulations to Tom, K1TW who received an award at the New England Sci-Tech from ARRL (Phil K9HI) for his support of the hobby.
4. Nearfest now back to two days for the Spring event, April 25 and 26, NOTE: this is a Thursday and Friday.  https://near-fest.com/  Also: https://ema.arrl.org/2024/01/27/near-fest-xxxv-changes-and-news-updated-january-27-2024/
5.  Framingham Amateur Radio Association, meeting, Peter Morrison, AC1KY will talk on "Aircraft Tracking with SDR" This is a hybrid meeting at McAuliffe branch of Framingham Public Library at 7 pm and on Zoom.  All are invited.  For Zoom invite, email John KB1VXY@ARRL.NET
NCS for 02/04/24 John KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/21/24
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  10:15 am (further discussion and low power tests until 10:25)
50.272 MHz
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 17
Southeast: none heard, K1DAT was listening.
Northeast
KD1NA     David, Groveland, MA 59
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH   55 i/o
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA 59
N1AVP     Morris, Arlington MA   59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 56
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA   56 i/o
KC1LEA   Dan Maynard  MA 57 dedicated dipole with longer coax wire oriented N/S, signal EW, vs multibander wire E/W, signal N/S with lobes
K1TW       Tom Bedford, MA  59  
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
KC2TV     Tony, Mont Vernon, NH 54
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  58
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA 58  10 meter hustler mast running horizontal off filing cabinet  
W1HAI      Joe Natick, MA  58
NOTES:
1. Nearfest only one day, Friday, April 26, 2024, no Saturday!  Fall event will still be October 11 and 12, 2024  https://forum.near-fest.com/index.php?topic=1688.msg3863#msg3863
2. ARRL VHF Contest ongoing. Reports:  low activity.  6M  is ok, 432 some activity, hearing some IMD (intermodulation distortion- harmonics) on a stronger station.
3. HamXposition: August 22-25, 2024.  Dr. Tamitha Skov, of Space Weather fame, speaker on Saturday night 8/24/24!  https://hamxposition.org/
4. Discussion of dipole orientation, coax length and height on propogation.
5. ARES Simulated Emergency Test Saturday Feb 3, 2024, 10 am to 12 noon.
6. Weather Net on Fridays at 4:30 pm on Mt. Wauchset 53.31 MHz repeater  PL 71.9
7. Some of us did 5 watt and lower power transmissions after the net.  
NCS for 01/28/24 John KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/14/24

START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  10:00 am
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 17
Southeast:
KC1KZB   Mike East Weymouth, MA 55
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA relay about 53 to kc1kzb 
K1WT       Wally Dennisport, MA relay about 53 to kc1kzb
Northeast
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  55 i/o
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA  58
N1AVP     Morris, Arlington MA   59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 58
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA   58
KC1LEA   Dan Maynard  MA  57
K1TW       Tom Bedford, MA  58 
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA 56 
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  57 i/o
NOTES:
1. Tom, K1TW, noting that Phil Temples, K9HI, looking for info on anyone or any club mentoring new hams, if so, 
 email K9HI@arrl.org
2.  Tom, N1TQ, notes the WinterFest 2024,  Whitman Club.
Flyer.  http://www.wa1npo.org/WF/WinterFestFlyer2024.pdf
K of C Hall, 1195 Bedford Street, Rt. 18, Whitman, MA
Saturday Jan 20, 2024 9 AM to 1 PM, walk-ins $5, Tables $15
NCS for 01/21/24 John KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/07/24
START:       9:30 am  
CLOSE:  initially closed at 10:06 am, but other stations came and due to QRM we moved to 50.275 and extended the net to 10:20 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 21
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA  relay by WS1K
KC1KZB   Mike East Weymouth, MA 54
WS1K       Jon Plymouth, MA   55
KC1BBU Bob Wareham, MA i/o 55
AG1B Rich Rochester, MA 40 watts i/o
KC1DWH  Nick Green, RI, FN41cr  i/o 22
Northeast
KD1NA     David, Groveland, MA 59
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  i/o 54
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA  33
N1AVP     Morris, Arlington MA   59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 54
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA   54
KC1LEA   Dan Maynard  MA  57
K1TW       Tom Bedford, MA  58
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA  58
W1OA        Al Salem, NH  59
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  43
W1CBY    Peter, Atkinson, NH, 44

Friday, December 23, 2022

2023 LOG FOR YANKEE 6 METER SSB NET

 2023 Log Yankee 6 Meter Single Sideband Net (So far) 50.272 MHz, USB (as of 11/06/16) At 9:30 am local time Sunday mornings.
NET CONTROL: KB1VXY Hopkinton, MA. Multiple stations in Framingham, Hopkinton, Millis, MA area and Southern NH (Mont Vernon) that can pick up your signal also. Operating since the 1960s. Open to all hams including technician class operators. 
Pre-check-ins to South East about 9:20 am 
Mention two Silent Keys of the net: Art, K1GBX and George, N1XNK 
List based on recent check-ins, then a follow up call up. On the check in you can make a brief comment if you are in and out (i/o) otherwise I will assume you will stick around for the comment round. 
Check-ins. Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed north east, or to south east for some of the stations. 

Other local nets:
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
2. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3.  6 meter AM net Wednesdays at 8 pm 50.430
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YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 12/31/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:56 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 15
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA  33, and relay by WS1K
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   59  i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA   59
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA   59
N1AVP     Morris, Arlington MA  59 
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA 58  
K1TW       Tom Bedford, MA  59
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA  59 i/o
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 33
W1HAI      Joe, Natick, MA 59 i/o
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  59
NOTES:
1. Happy New Year!  I  start a new 2024 Blog listing starting next week on the same Blog link. >> http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com
2. Straight key night tonight!
3. Congratulations to Leandra AF1R, best score New England and multi single low power in 2022 Phone Sweepstakes.
4. New Years Eve on the Cochituate Rail Trail, Zippity do Dog will be open,   https://www.friendsofnaticktrails.org/crtnye
NCS for 01/07/24 John KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 12/24/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:50 am
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 16 confirmed 
Southeast:
WS1K       Jon Plymouth    59 i/o
K1WT       Wally Dennisport, MA relay from WS1K 
Northeast
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59  
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA 59  
N1AVP     Morris, Arlington MA 59  i/o with Max, KC1GGL Chloe, KE8MXV
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  57 i /o
KC1LEA   Dan Maynard  MA  57 i/o
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA 58 i/o 
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 33
W1OA        Al Salem, NH   59 
W1HAI      Joe, Natick, MA 59
WB1BQE   Al, Londonderry, NH 58
NOTES:
1. Happy Holidays, and we should be here for New Years Eve next Sunday
2. Welcome to Al, WB1BQE, FT8, EME, FTDx10, 1500 wattes in 5 ele Cushcraft
3. From N1TQ >> W5WVO mod Cushcraft A50-5S 6 meter antenna  http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/A50-5S_w5wvo.pdf
NCS for 12/31/23:  KB1VXY, John in Hopkinton, MA

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 12/17/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  10:07 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Check-ins by radio or relay: 17
Southeast:
K1DAT      Ken Sagamore Beach, MA 57 i/o (best signal in a while)
KC1KZB   Mike East Weymouth, MA  55
Northeast
KD1NA     David, Groveland, MA  59
KB1GMX  Allison, Framingham, MA 59   
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  55 
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH 57 i/o
WB4EJR  Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA 59  
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  55
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  57
KC1LEA   Dan Maynard  MA 44 
K1TW       Tom Bedford, MA  58
K1KZP     Ed,  Wilmington, MA  58 
KC2TV     Tony, Mont Vernon, NH  54
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 11 relay by K1TW where he was 55  
NOTES:
1. solar flares, storms, 
2. We will hold the net next Sunday 12/24/23 
3. Mentioned K1KZP's 224.160 repeater, PL 67, part of the Phantom net.
NCS for 12/24/23:  KB1VXY, John in Hopkinton

OTHER NETS OF INTEREST
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
2. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3.  6 meter AM net Wednesdays at 8 pm 50.430


YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 12/10/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:54 am
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
Checkins by radio or relay: 18
Southeast:
K1DAT        Ken Sagamore Beach, MA 11 direct, relayed by WS1K
KC1KZB    Mike East Weymouth, MA  55 
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   running 800 watts, new amplifier 58 i/o
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA heard in the noise, relayed by WS1K
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA  59   
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  58
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  57  i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA   59
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57 i/o
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59  
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  58 i/o
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA 57 i/o
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA  58
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 58
KC2TV     Tony, Mont Vernon, NH  55
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 44
NOTES: 
1. 10 meters doing ok and for the ARRL 10 meter contest, CW and phone, no data, other than Friday when there was a solar flare.
2. K1TW noted Northeast HamXpostion 2024, website open,  https://hamXposition.org/ New - Comedy Kick Off Thursday night presentation by Justin McKinney, Friday and Saturday banquets, tickets available now.
NCS for 12/17/23:  KB1VXY, John in Hopkinton

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 12/03/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:56 am
50.272 MHz
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY
12/03/23: Yankee 6 Meter SSB Net Log
Check-ins by radio: 17
Southeast:
K1DAT        Ken Sagamore Beach, MA 12 i/o
KC1KZB    Mike East Weymouth, MA 54 
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   58 i/o
Northeast
KD1NA  David, Groveland, MA  58
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA   59+
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH   58 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA   58
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59+
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57 
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA  57 i/o
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA 33 i/o improved on second try
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 57 
K1WDF  Bill Waltham, MA relayed by AF1R not heard by NCS
NOTES:
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
2. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3.  6 meter AM net Wednesdays at 8 pm 50.430
4. New station: K1WDF  Waltham, MA, relayed by AF1R, 6400M 3 element yagi, 
5.  ARES RACES nets Monday 12/4/23 notes below.
NCS for 12/10/23:  KB1VXY, John in Hopkinton

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 11/26/23
START:       9:30 am
Net control (NCS) : KD1NA, 
Note: K1DAT  and  K1WT (Cape Cod area, did not hear NCS)
Checkins by radio: 10
Northeast
KB1GMX      5-9
N1TQ          5-8
WB1CMG  KA1WJD   i/o 5-8
N1AVP       5-8
AF1R         5-7    I/O
K1KZP       5/9 
N1WEN    5/5 I/O
KC1LEA   5-8
KB1OTQ  N/C
Notes: 
1. The band was good and no real QRM
NCS Next week:  KB1VXY, John in Hopkinton

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 11/19/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:56 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY.
Check-ins by radio: 14
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast  55    
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA not heard by NCS, checked in by email, he heard K1TW, Wally Dennisport, MA, but NCS did not
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA   59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA  58
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA   59 i/o
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59 
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57 
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA 57  
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA 59
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA 53 running QRP 5 watts, stick on a file cabinet
Notes: 
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
3. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3.  6 meter AM net Wednesdays at 8 pm 50.430
4. WA1NPO, Whitman ARC will host special event 
Plimoth Patuxet Museums - Thanksgiving 2023 weekend
On the Air time Sat Nov 25'th 9AM to about 3PM
On the Air time Sun Nov 26'th 8:30AM to about 3PM
Special event callsign NI1X monitoring the WA1NPO repeater on 147.225 Mhz Tone 67.0. 
Our HF station will cover 80 through 10 Meters.
5. Happy Thanksgiving!
NCS Next week 11/26/23:  KD1NA, Groveland, MA, back up KB1GMX and N1TQ


YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 11/12/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:52 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY.
Checkins: 16
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast 55     
WS1K       Jon Plymouth 58 i/o  
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA 42
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA   59+
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH   59  i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA    59
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA  57
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+ 
W1HAI      Joe, Natick, MA 59  
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 56 
KC2TV       Tony Mont Vernon, NH 54 
Notes: 
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
3. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3.  6 meter AM net Wednesdays at 8 pm 50.430
4.  Lots of 10 meter activity recently into Asia  
5. ARRL Sweepstakes SSB next weekend
Net Control for 11/19/23

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 11/05/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:53 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY.
Checkins: includes relays 12
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast 55   
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   58 i/o, heard  55 by W1ZB in Andover
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA 56 by KB1VXY, 53/43 by KB1GMX, 55 by KC1KZB
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA   00
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA   59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA  57
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  59 i/o
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA  57
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA 55 i/o 
W1HAI      Joe, Natick, MA  58 

WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA    00
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 00
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  00
W1OA        Al Salem, NH   i/o  00
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 00
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 00
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  00
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA 00
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA 00
KC1OXG  Bob Framingham, MA  00
Notes: 
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
3. AF1R runs a 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3. Wednesday   6 meter AM net 8 pm 50.430
4.  Lots of 10 meter activity recently.  
5. FARA Falmouth flea - report by WS1K
6. SET for ARES, this Saturday 11/11/23
7. RACES and ARES nets tomorrow 11/6/23
Net Control for 11/12/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 10/29/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE  9:56 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY.
Checkins: includes relays 17
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast  57 
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA 52 direct and heard by KC1KZB, in noise for KB1GMX
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA  55 
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA 59  
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA  59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH  59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA  59
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 58 
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59 i/o
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 22 i/o
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA 58 i/o
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA   57
W1HAI      Joe, Natick, MA  58 
KC1OXG  Bob Framingham, MA  59
Notes: 
1. MEMA Bunker open house 11/04/23, 11 am to 2 pm for 60th birthday  of MEMA https://www.scan-ne.net/sne/viewtopic.php?p=162629
2. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
3. 10 meter net on Thursdays at 8 pm on 28.33333
3. Wednesday   6 meter AM net 8 pm 50.430
4.  Lots of 10 meter activity recently.  
5. Report of the FARA 90th anniversary dinner and club history.  Will eventually be posted on W1FY.org
Net Control for 11/05/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 10/22/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:56 am
Net control (NCS) : KB1VXY.
Check-ins: 15 includes relays
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast  33
WS1K       Jon Plymouth  relay by KC1KZB.  Was  in the noise, 11 for me.  WS1K hear the following 2 stations
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA barely heard by KC1KZB, relayed by WS1K to KC1KZB to NCS
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA  Relayed by WS1K to KC1KZB to NCS
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA  59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB4EJR   Jim,   - in KC1KGS  Barbara -  Natick,    MA   59
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  58
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 57 i/o
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA 57
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA   57  
Notes: 
1. MEMA Bunker open house 11/04/23, 11 am to 2 pm for 60th birthday  of MEMA https://www.scan-ne.net/sne/viewtopic.php?p=162629
2. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
3. Wednesday   6 meter AM net 8 pm 50.430
4. RS 918 radio, mentioned by  N1TQ, knock off of the McHF 80-10 meters TRX 10-12 watts out.
Net Control for 10/29/23 KB1VXY

ANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 10/15/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:03 am
Net control: KB1VXY.
Check-ins: 16 counting K1DAT and KJ1A
East and Southeast
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast  55
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA      heard by KC1KZB before net
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH 59+ i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   Natick,    MA 59    
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  58
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 55
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+
KJ1A        Pete South Bristol, ME 11?lik
N1WEN    Bill,   Natick, MA 58
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  58
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA    57
Notes:
1. Nearfest reports, great weather.
2.  There was a projection of the solar eclipse at Nearfest that got some attention.
3.  Reports of participation in the solar eclipse propagation exercises, including AF1R using WSPR beacon.
2. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
Net Control for 10/22/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 10/08/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:48 am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Check-ins: 15 including relays
East and Southeast 
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA 11 Relay from WS1K
WS1K       Jon Plymouth  56 i/o
W1EYH    Frank North Scituate, RI   i/o 55
WA1GVM  Steve, Warwick, RI  00 relay from WS1K i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 58
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH 59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 59
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57 i/o
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 57 i/o
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59 
Notes: 
1. Nearfest October 13/14, 2023.  Friday/Saturday.
2.  Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
Net Control for 10/15/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 10/01/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:04 am
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control was KB1VXY.
Check-ins: 13
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming East 55  
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA 33 i/o
N2DXT     Shawn, Weymouth, Great Hill, MA 55 aiming East, 33 off East
Northeast
KB1GMX    Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59  
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA  54 i/o
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59 
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55 
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 55
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  59+  
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA  59  
KJ1A         Pete South Bristol, ME 55 later, initially low but  relayed from K1TW and KC1KZP .  Using A50-5S Cushcraft beam and Kenwood TS590SG and  100w, see notes below
KC1OXG Bob Framingham, MA  53  originally 5 watts, later 10 watts
Notes: 
1. Yesterday was another Great Hill Day of Radio another is scheduled for Saturday October 21, 2023.  
2.  Nearfest October 13/14, 2023.  Friday/Saturday.
3.  Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
4. KJ1A reports getting into 6 meter repeaters in Mt Graylock and others in MA.
5.  KB1GMX and N1TQ discussed modification of A50-5S Cushcraft beam, see attached and at http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/A50-5S_w5wvo.pdf
6. K1TW notes emergency Alert test message on October 4, 2023 at 2:20 pm "This is a test",  going to all cell phones.  See 
https://ema.arrl.org/2023/10/01/emergency-alert-system-test-message-october-4-2023/
7.  K1TW notes Quincy Radio Club Special Event “Where Is Quincy Granite?” is scheduled for Saturday, October 7 from 1400 – 1900 UTC. We will be transmitting from the Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers Museum located in Quincy, Massachusetts. Our SES is in honor and remembrance to the once vibrant granite quarry industry in Quincy during the 19th and early 20th cent.  
https://ema.arrl.org/2023/09/30/where-is-quincy-granite-special-event-station-october-7-2023/
8. W1IS, KC1DSQ: “Why and How of Simple Antennas That Work” at Framingham ARA Hybrid Meeting, October 5, 2023.  Will be presented at the McAuliffe Branch of Framingham Public Library on Thursday October 5, 2023 at 7 pm.  All are invited.  Presenters will be on Zoom.  For Zoom info, contact president@W1FY.org for more info. https://ema.arrl.org/2023/09/30/w1is-kc1dsq-why-and-how-of-simple-antennas-that-work-at-framingham-ara-hybrid-meeting-october-5-2023/
Net Control for 10/08/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 09/24/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:55  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 17
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   aiming Southeast  22  
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA relay from WS1K
WS1K       Jon Plymouth    33 i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 55
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  57
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH   57 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 57
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 44 i/o
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 55
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  57
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA  55
KJ1A         Pete South Bristol, ME 44
W1HAI     Joe, Natick, MA  57
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA 33
Notes: 
1. Saturday Night Special 6 meter net, Saturdays at 8 pm on 50.190 USB
Net Control for 10/01/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 09/17/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE : 9:42 am
Checkins: 9
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  55 aiming due East
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  58
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA 55 i/o
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
W1OA        Al Salem, NH  59 i/o
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA  58
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA 58  
KJ1A         Pete South Bristol, ME 00 ??
Notes: 
1. Follow up on hurricane Lee.  
Net Control for 9/24/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 09/10/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:10  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 20
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  58
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA relay by WS1K 
WS1K       Jon Plymouth    59
KC1DWH   Nick Chopmist Hill, Scituate FN41cr 55 club station W1MB
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 59  
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59  
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle, , Mont Vernon, NH   59  i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 59
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA 58
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59 i/o
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 58
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 57
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA   59
KJ1A         Pete South Bristol, ME 33
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA 59  
K1ROY     Roy Woburn, MA  59 i/o
N1RND   Dave Medford, MA 59
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA 57
Notes: 
1. VHF contest today, discussion of FT8 vs SSB contesting and the dearth of SSB on 6 meters
Net Control for 9/17/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 09/03/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:05  am
NCS was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 19
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  57
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA low the noise, relay by WS1K, i/o
WS1K       Jon Plymouth    59 i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
KC2TV     Tony Mont Vernon, NH 57
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA  59
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA 59
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
W1OA        Al Salem, NH   59
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 58 i/o
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59    
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA  59 
K1DT Dave Warwick, RI  100 watt 2 element 57
WA1GVM  Steve, Warwick, RI  low in noise, relayed by K1DT
KJ1A         Pete South Bristol, ME 59 best signal yet from ME
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA   59
Notes: 
1. On November 4, 2021 Greg Algieri, WA1JXR, moderated a video about the NanoVNA instrument. Video that he had done previously for QSO today.  It is on W1FY.org under past meetings. http://w1fy.org/past-meetings
2. KB1VXY transmitting from Moxon up about 19 feet on painters pole off deck.
3. Zippity Do Dog gathering was on 9/2/23
4. Welcome back to Dave K1DT and welcome to Steve, WA1GVM.  Note the Saturday am RI Swap and Sell VHF net on some of the RI repeaters (NB1RI), announces various events and nets and they mention us every week.  https://riswap.net/bulletins/nets-on-the-air/
Net Control for 9/10/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 08/27/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:49  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 12
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   52
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA in the noise, relay by WS1K
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   57 i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH   57 i/o
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59
W1OA        Al Salem, NH   59
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 59    
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA   57 then dropped to 44
KC1LEA    Dan Maynard  MA   44 relay by W1OA
Notes: 
1. KB1VXY transmitting from Moxon up about 19 feet on painters pole off the ground instead of on the deck.
Net Control for 9/03/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 08/20/23
START:   9:30 am  CLOSE 10:06  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 18
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  55 i/o
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA email and relayed by WS1K from earlier 2 meter QSO.
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   55 on dipole i/o
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH  59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 58
AF1R         Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57 i/o
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55 i/o
W1OA        Al Salem, NH  59 
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 57  
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA   59  
KC2TV      Tony Mont Vernon, NH 54
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA   59
KC1OXG Bob Framingham, MA 54, 10 watts, end fed half wave 
 Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
2. Will do a call out on 146.520 MHz, FM calling frequency, about noon on Saturday 8/26/23, to gather any Yankee SSB net folks. Maybe at 11 also as there are some good talks at noon.
3. Discussed use type N connectors vs. BNC, and RG8 vs LMR 400  for 50MHz
KB1VXY transmitting from Moxon up about 19 feet on painters pole off the ground instead of on the deck.
Net Control for 8/27/23 KB1VXY if not at HamXpositino, otherwise KB1GMX, will let folks know. 

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 08/13/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:09  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 18
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  54
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 57
N1TQ         Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH 59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 59
K1KZP       Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55 i/o
W1OA        Al Salem, NH  57
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA  57 
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA   58
K1TW        Tom Bedford, MA 55
KJ1A         Pete South Bristol, ME   43
W1ZB       Jerry, Andover, MA 58  
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA   58
N2DXT     Shawn, Mount Greylock, MA 80 watts,  not heard direct but relayed from N1TQ
Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
2. Will do a call out on 146.520 MHz, FM calling frequency, about noon on Saturday 8/26/23, at the HamXpostition, to gather any Yankee SSB net folks. 
3. Good hot dog gathering at Zippity Do Dog yesterday 6 folks from this net were there, and one more by echolink.
4.  Note that the CMARA group meets weekly on Saturdays, weather permitting, at Hotdog Annies  at 255 Paxton Street (Rt. 56),  Leicester,   
3. Discussion of the Great Hill Gang's Days of Radio, next one Sunday 8/20/23.  Off 3A in Weymouth 
Net Control for 8/20/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 08/06/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:58 am
Calling the Yankee SSB Net: 50.272 MHz
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed Southeast at 9:20 and and Northeast at 9:30.
Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
Net log is at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com/
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 17
East and Southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  54
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   i/o 00 heard before the net
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ       Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH i/o 57
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 58
AF1R       Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
W1OA       Al Salem, NH  58
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA 57 i/o
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA   59
KJ1A      Pete South Bristol, ME low, 53 i/o  
W1ZB     Jerry, Andover, MA 58
W1EYH    Frank North Scituate, RI  55 i/o
KC2TV      Tony Mont Vernon, NH 44
Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
2. N1TQ discussed his new Wolf River Coil vertical antenna for portable use.
KB1VXY transmitting from Moxon up about 19 feet on painters pole off the ground instead of on the deck.
Net Control for 8/13/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 07/30/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:57  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins: 14
East and Southeast
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA  54
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA email check in
Northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 58
N1TQ       Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH i/o 56
AF1R       Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57
W1OA       Al Salem, NH  58
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA 57 i/o
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 58  
KC1LEA     Dan Maynard  MA 57  
W1ZB Jerry, Andover, MA ham since 1964, interest in vacuum tube gear, have equipment for 6 and 2 meters.
Been working on 6 meter beam, using FT991A.
 Notes:
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/.  
Plan for meet up at noon on Saturday on 146.520 at entrance from hotel to flea market area
2. Welcome to Jerry W1ZB
3. KB1VXY transmitting from Moxon up about 19 feet on painters pole off the ground instead of on the deck.
Net Control for 8/06/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 07/23/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:15  am
Net control was KB1VXY, John in Hopkinton, MA FN42fe
Check-ins: 22
East and southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA 55  
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA no copy, mail
WA1AR    Alan Wrentham  57 from a dipole in the 3 rd floor 57
N2DXT  Shawn, West Roxbury, MA  FN 44 Mt. Washington, 100 watts, 54
Northeast:
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 57
N1TQ       Tom, Douglas,  MA  57
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH i/o 57
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 59
AF1R       Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55
W1OA       Al Salem, NH 57 
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59
KC1LEA     Dan Maynard  MA  56
K1TW         Tom Bedford, MA 57
KI1K       John Haverhill, MA 54
KJ1A     Pete South Bristol, ME low, relay from KD1NA i/o  33 needed relay
K1ROY Roy Woburn, MA 58 
N1RND Dave Medford, 57, ham since late 19702 KA1DYE, general early 80, then N1RND, got extra 10 years ago,
ICom 7610 ,  Comet gp15 verticle
KD1BC Warren, Holliston, MA  59
Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
2. KB1GMX reported on New England Weak Signal Society, hotdogs consumed.
3. FARA group met at Zippity-Do-Dog on Speen St. Framingham, yesterday  7/25, more hotdogs consumed.
4. CMARA group meets at Annie's Hotdogs in Leicester at noon weekly on most Saturdays weather permitting. 
5.  Reports are that there may be a national shortage of hotdogs and price inflation of them ;-)
6. Welcome back to K1ROY and the report on the FT-710
7. Welcome to N1RND Dave in Medford.
Net Control for 7/30/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 07/16/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 10:03  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins:20
East and southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA   58
K1DAT      Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA 52
WA1AR    Alan Wrentham  52
northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 59
N1TQ       Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH i/o 57
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 59 
AF1R       Leandra,  Needham,  MA 55
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55
W1OA       Al Salem, NH 58
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA  57 
N1AVP      Morris, Arlington MA 59
KI1K       John Haverhill, MA 55
N1AP     Tony Medford, MA  55
K1ABA  Dick, Northboro, MA 55 i/o
KJ1A     Pete South Bristol, ME low, relay from KD1NA i/o
Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
2. KD1NA gave a Lobstacon report
3.  Welcome to N1AP Icom 7300 JK systems 4 element beam 20-6 at 40 feet, 95 watt
Net Control for 7/23/23 KB1VXY


YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 07/09/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:56  am
Net control was KB1VXY.
Checkins:16
East and southeast 
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA 56  
K1DAT      Ken,  Millis,  MA 58
N2DXT  Shawn, West Roxbury, MA  56 p1
northeast
KB1GMX Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ       Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH i/o 59
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS  Barbara,  Natick,    MA 59 
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57 i/o
W1OA       Al Salem, NH 57
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA 57 
W3DRE      Dave,  North Scituate RI needed relay from N1TQ 
KC1LEA     Dan Arlington, MA  56
K1TW         Tom Bedford, MA 58
Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
2. Welcome back to N2DXT and to W3DRE
3. Reports on the 13 colonies
4. Some 6 meter activity openings at night in last few days
Net Control for 7/16/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 07/02/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:55  am
Net control was KB1GMX, Allison Framingham, MA
All signals were better than 5x5, some with the help of 5 elements.
Checkins:
KC1KZB     Mike  East Weymouth, MA
K1DAT      Ken,  Millis,  MA
KD1NA      David, Groveland, MA 
N1TQ       Tom, Douglas,  MA
in/out WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh?, Mont Vernon, NH
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS   Natick,    MA
AF1R       Leandra,  Needham,  MA
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA
W1OA       Al Salem, NH
N1WEN      Bill,   Natick, MA
N1AVP      Morri, Arlington Ma
Notes: 
1. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
Net Control for 7/9/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 06/25/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:51  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   13   CHECK-INS
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA   54
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA by email 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  Mont Vernon, NH   57  i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,      Natick,    MA 58  
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 59 i/o At WARC Field Day site in Needham, MA
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA   57
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  56
W1OA       Al Salem, NH  57
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   58 WARC FD site
KD1BC     Warren Holliston, MA 59   
KB1OTQ  Don at  WARC FD site   i/o 59
KC1SMY  Jabus, WARC FD site    i/o 59
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI-161, S/N-169 , A- 16, K-2     
2 Field Day 6/24-25/23 still on
3. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
Net control for 7/2/23 KB1GMX-Framingham
Net Control for 7/9/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 06/18/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:56 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   17  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  southeast: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA   55
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   56 i/o
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA    42 i/o relay by WS1K
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA  22 relay by WS1K
Aiming northeast. 9:30 a.m.
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA 59 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH   55 i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS,   Barbara,    Natick,    MA   58
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 54
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55  
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  56
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA 55  
KI1K          John Haverhill, MA 55 i/o
KD1BC     Warren Holliston, MA 57  
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI-158, S/N-110 , A- 8, K-1     
2. Net Control 7/2/23 To be determined, have two volunteers
3. Happy Father's day
4. Field Day 6/24-25/23
4. HamXposition, looking for volunteers August 25-27/23  https://hamxposition.org/
Net control for 6/25/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 06/11/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE 9:56  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   14  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1DWH  Nick Green at Chopmist Hill in  RI, FN41  57 in contest operating as W1MB
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA   57 
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA 58
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  57
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH  58 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS,  58 Barbara, 00   Natick,    MA   
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA mobile near Ashland  58  to run a POTA in Ashland SP 58
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 56
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 58
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA  55 
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA 56 i/o
KI1K          John Haverhill, MA  55  i/o
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI-161, S/N-152 , A- 5, K-2     
2. Net Control 7/2/23 To be determined, have two volunteers
3. ARRL VHF contest today, KB1GMX reports very lopsided toward digital contacts.to FL, Idaho, Missouri, 
Net control for 6/18/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 06/04/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE:9:53 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +    13 CHECK-INS by radio, one by email
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA    56
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA    relay by KC1KZB
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  MA by email  
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA    58
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  58 
WB1CMG  David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH   57 i/o
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  57  
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 57 i/o
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA 57
KC2TV     Tony, Mont Vernon, NH  22 to me, relay by K1KZP 
KI1K          John Haverhill, MA  55
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI-165, S/N-96 , A- 5, K-2     
2. Net Control 7/2/23 To be determined, I have two volunteers
Net control for 6/11/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 05/28/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:17 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   19  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA  55  
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis,  MA  59+ on the G5RV
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 56   
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA   58 
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA 59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH   57 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  58 
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57 on omni loop on deck
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  55  
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 59
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  56
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA   59
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 57 i/o 
W1OA       Al Salem, NH 55 
W1HAI      Joe,  Natick, MA  58
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI-157, S/N-122 , A- 4, K-2     
2. AF1R reports on Dayton
3. KB1GMX with garden reports
4. N1AVP report on 50th HS reunion
5. K1TW suggests contacting K1UI on tracking down RF noise
6. Remember the fallen heroes on Memorial Day (and throughout the year)
Net control for 6/04/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 05/21/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:52 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   15  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA  55
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore Beach,  55 MA  
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA    54
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA   55 
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA 59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH   56  i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,   KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA 58  
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  55
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA 57  
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA  55
KI1K          John Haverhill, MA   54
W1AJM      Al, Ellis Haven Campground in Plymouth, MA needed a relay
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI-170, S/N-130 , A-35, K-2     
2. FARA visited the MEMA Bunker, this week, there may be an open house in the future to celebrate 60 years of the Bunker. stay tuned
Net control for 5/28/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 05/14/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:54 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe + 13  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB    58 
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KB1GMX   59
WB1CMG, KA1WJD ,  KB1OTB   33 i/o
WB4EJR   KC1KGS,   58
AF1R        33 needed a relay from KC1KGS
K1KZP      needed a relay
N1AVP     55 i/o
K1TW        33 i/o needed a relay from KB1GMX
N1WEN      relayed by KC1KGS i/o   
N1JIW      57  
KC1OXG     55
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI -144 , S/N -102 , A-13, K-0     
2. Not great conditions here in Hopkinton
3.  Congratulations to Mike KC1KZB on his General Class License
4. N1AVP and KB1VXY on 50th HS Anniversary/Reunions
5. Happy Mother's Day
Net control for 5/21/23 KB1VXY
af1r and n1avp out next week

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 05/7/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:00 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +  19   CHECK-INS
Southeast 
WS1K       55 i/o
K1DAT   relay by WS1K 53 
KC1KZB  57  
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     57   
KB1GMX   59
N1TQ        57
WB1CMG , KA1WJD  ,  KB1OTB   57 i/o
WB4EJR  KC1KGS,   59 i/o 
AF1R         55
K1KZP      55 
N1AVP     58
K1TW      57
N1WEN     55     
N1JIW      55
KC1LEA     55
KI1K          54 
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI -152 , S/N -99 , A-30, K-2     
2. NEQP this weekend .
3. Welcome to KI1K
Net control for 5/14/23 KB1VXY

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 04/30/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:00 am
*Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   16  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
WS1K   58 i/o
K1DAT   33 direct and Relay by WS1K 
KC1BBU 57 i/o 
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA    59
WB1CMG KA1WJD 58  i/o
KC1KGS  59
AF1R   58
K1KZP  58
N1AVP 59
K1TW   58 i/o
N1WEN 58     
N1JIW   59
KC2TV  55
W1OA   58
NY1Z     58
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI -156 , S/N -104 , A- 20, K-1     
2. Nearfest stories and pickings
3. Congratulations to KB1OTB on his graduation
4. NEQP next weekend Sat afternoon to Sunday.
5. East Coast Zoom meeting Mondays 9 pm, to explore digital keyboard to keyboard modes. email AF1R 
6. Monthly emergency nets on first Monday of the month, 5/1/23
Net Control 5/07/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe
Net log at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com 

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 04/23/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE:9:54 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +    16 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  57  
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis,  MA  59
WA1NLG  Norm Brewster, Cape Cod  55
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA    57
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA  59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH 57  i/0
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  58
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57 
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 59
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   58 
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA 59
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 55  
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 141, S/N - 85, A-7 , K-3     
2. Congratulations to KB1OTB on upcoming graduation!
Net Control 4/30/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 04/16/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:49 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   15   CHECK-INS
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 57   
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   FN41sk   57 i/o
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore,  MA relay by WS1K 
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA  59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
WB1CMG David-out, KA1WJD  Michelle-in,  Mont Vernon, NH  55 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 57 i/o
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 55
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA  57  
KC2TV      Tony Mont Vernon, NH relayed by AF1R i/o
NY1Z         Bud Salem, NH 56 i/o
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 176, S/N 137, A-9, K-1     
2. Boston Marathon tomorrow.  Good luck to the runners and the assisting hams.
Net Control: 04/23/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe


YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 04/09/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:54 
*Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   17  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 57 
WS1K       Jon Plymouth   FN41sk   54 i/o
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis,  MA  59
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA  59
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59 
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA    00
WB1CMG David-out, KA1WJD  Michelle-in,  Mont Vernon, NH  55 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  57
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  55
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 55
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA 59
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 00
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  57
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   57 i/o
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 55 i/o  
KC2TV      Tony Mont Vernon, NH relayed by K1TW
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 136, S/N 34, A-6, K-1     
2. look out for W1AW / 1 read about it at ema.arrl.org for info, 
3. Happy Easter and Passover 
Net Control: 04/16/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe


YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 04/02/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:03 
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   19  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  57
KC1DWH  Nick Green RI, FN41cr  58
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KB1GMX   Allison, Framingham, MA  57
NY1Z         Bud Salem, NH 57 operates qrp often, CW, licensed 63, age 83
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA 56   
WB1CMG David-out, KA1WJD  Michelle-in,  Mont Vernon, NH  57 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  58
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 58
N1JIW      Joe Ashland, MA 57
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 59
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA in an iCom 705 10 watts 55
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   58
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA   58
KJ1A        Pete, South Bristol  ME 44
W1OA      Al Salem, NH 57
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 125, S/N 23, A-13, K-3     
2. Welcome to Bud NY1Z
3. Welcome back to Joe N1JIW and Allison KB1GMX

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 03/26/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:47 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +  10  CHECK-INS
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  57 i/o
WB1CMG David-out, KA1WJD  Michelle-in,  Mont Vernon, NH  57 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  58
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 56 i/o
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 59 i/o
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 58
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA 55  
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA   58
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 160, S/N 113, A-15 K-1     
2. Well wishes to Dan, and to a good ankle recovery.

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 03/19/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:59 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +     15 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  55
KC1DWH  Nick Green RI, FN41cr  57 on 7dipole
WA1NLG  Norm Brewster, Cape Cod  44
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  00   
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH  55 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  57
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  55
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA  59
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA 54
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA  57
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 55
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA 55
N2DXT  Shawn, West Roxbury, MA  54 when aiming right at him
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 140, S/N 70, A-8, K-3     
2. .VA QSO party still on
3. Reverse beacon network:  Club RBN  https://rbn.telegraphy.de/ has lots of filters, to see contacts by club..
4. AF1R will be operating at K1RX station in the CQ Worldwide SSB contest next weekend, as AF1R.
5. Welcome to N2DXT, Shawn, mobile with 6 meer 1/4 wave on car, check out his pictures on QRZ on portable activations.
Net Control: 03/26/23:  KB1VXY 

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 03/12/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:41 am
Signal reports from Hopkinton, MA by KB1VXY on 2 element moxon aimed south-east at 9:20 amd and north-east at 9:30.
*Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +     12 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA  33 i/o
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore,  MA  relay by K1WT
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  00   
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH  59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  58
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59 
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA   57
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA  59 
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 157, S/N -134, A-7, K-3     
2. . 10 meters open lately
Net Control: 03/19/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 03/05/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:59 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +    17  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 58 
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore,  MA  relayed bt K1WT
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA   51 i/o
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  59   
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, Mont Vernon, NH  59 i/o
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  59
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA  59+ 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 58
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  54 
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA  57
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  59 i/o
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA  58 i/o
KB1OTQ   Don Weston, MA 57   
KJ1A        Pete, South Bristol  ME, 22 copied call sign and 73 relay from KD1NA i/o
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 182, S/N -138, A-15, K-3     
2. ARRL DX SSB
3. Change clocks next weekend.  The US senate passed Rubio's Sunshine Protection Act, but I can't find out for sure whether it was passed by the House. If it passes this will be the last time we change the clocks. 
Net Control: 03/12/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/26/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:05  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   15  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 57
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamore,  MA  00 was listening on the Cape
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA   59  
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, KB1OTB, Mont Vernon, NH  57   i/o 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 57
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,    MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA  57
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA   59
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  55 i/o
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA  57
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 58 
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 59 
K1ROY      Roy, Woburn, MA  59 i/o  
KC1OXG   Bob, Framingham, MA 59++ on LNR Stressed Moxon, 100 watts. no significant change on 10 watts.
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 152, S/N -129, A-10, K-3     
2. N1TQ worked a new grid square in now at 325!
3.  Getting Hams On The Air For Life on Ham Radio Crash Course 1 hour 44+ minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qRO4HNh260&list=WL&index=4
4. Welcome Bob, KC1OXG to 6 meters, from one "relaxed" moxon to one stressed moxon!
Net Control: 03/05/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/19/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:09  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   17  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 57
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis,  MA  59+
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  58  
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, KB1OTB, Mont Vernon, NH   58  i/o 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 58
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,  58  MA  
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57 
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA   59
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  58
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 57 
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 58 i/o
K1ROY      Roy, Woburn, MA 58 i/o  
W1OA       Al, Salem, NH  57 
KC2TV      Tony, Mont Vernon, NH 54
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 167, S/N -99, A-6, K-1     
2. 10 meters really open, including FM
3. Algonquin Flea reports and eyeball QSOs
4.  Air Force may have shot down Ham Radio balloon?? https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/a42952566/air-force-shoots-down-hobby-balloon-ufo/  (No idea of the veracity of this article)
5. Good signal reports given to AF1R.
Net Control: 02/26/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42fe

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/12/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:01  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   18 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  57  
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis,  MA  59++
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA   22  i/o 
WS1K        Jon Plymouth   FN41sk  57  i/o 
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, Mont Vernon, NH   59  i/o 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA  59 i/o
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA   58  i/o
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA  57
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA   57
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA   59
K1ROY      Roy, Woburn, MA   58
K1OWD    Kevin Walpole, mobile, in the noise, relay by K1DAT, FT450 D in 2 meter antenna, 25-50 watts
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 210, S/N - 203, A-11, K-2     
2. Algonquin Flea 2/18/23 https://www.qsl.net/n1em/AARC_Flea_Market_Flyer_2023.pdf
HamXpedition booth will be there as well as a FARA (Framingham) membership drive for 90th anniversary.
3. CW WW RTTY DX contest on
4. Bouvet Island on, mostly on CW, big pileups.  Folks hearing the pile-ups, not the Dxpedition
5. W4AW on 14.280 MHz
Net Control: 02/19/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 02/05/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE:  9:56  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +  15  CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA    59  
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis,  MA   59
KC1DWH  Nick Green RI, FN41cr  55
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA    33  i/o 
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, Mont Vernon, NH   59  i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 58
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA  59 i/o
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  59  i/o
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA 58   
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA   58 i/o
W1OA       Al, Salem, NH  59 
KB1OTQ    Don in Weston,  MA  57
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 139, S/N 67, A-6, K-1     
2. Algonquin Flea 2/18/23 https://www.qsl.net/n1em/AARC_Flea_Market_Flyer_2023.pdf
Net Control: 02/12/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/29/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE:  9:53:  am
*Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA 58     
K1DAT     Ken,  Sagamores  MA    relay  by WS1K
WS1K        Jon Plymouth   FN41sk 59+  i/o 
WA1GVM  Steve Coventry  53 i/o
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, Mont Vernon, NH   59  i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 59
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington, MA  58  
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   58 
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  59 
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA  58 i/o 
W1OA       Al, Salem, NH  59 i/o
K1OWD  Kevin, Walpole, MA 58 i/o
KC1BBU  Bob, Wareham, MA  57 i/o
K1ROY      Roy, Woburn, MA    59
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 138, S/N 89, A-10, K-1     
2. Algonquin Flea 2/18/23 https://www.qsl.net/n1em/AARC_Flea_Market_Flyer_2023.pdf
3. Winter Field Day ongoing
4. 12 meters seems to be open, check out the beacon networks.
Dx Summit: >> http://www.dxsummit.fi/#/  (can use filters to narrow the search)
Weak Signal Propogation Reporter WSPRNET.ORG (has map, put in search criteria for band, mode and length of time and you get a nice map of contacts confirmed).
PSKReporter >>https://pskreporter.info/pskmap.html (lots of search options for different bands and modes)
Net Control: 02/05/23:  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/22/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE:  9:50  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +   17 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA   57  
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis  MA    59
WS1K        Jon Plymouth   FN41sk  58 i/o 
KC1DWH  Nick Green RI, 59 FN41cr  4 ele beam 100 watts FT  991 
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle, , Mont Vernon, NH    59 i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   MA  59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57 i/o mobiling rt 128 Bedford heading to NH 
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA  59 i/o
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington , MA  58
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA  57  
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 58  
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 57  
W1OA       Al, Salem, NH  57 i/o
KJ1A        Pete, South Bristol  ME, in the noise, relayed by KD1NA   
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 209, S/N 180, A-17, K-2     
2. Algonquin Flea 2/18/23 https://www.qsl.net/n1em/AARC_Flea_Market_Flyer_2023.pdf
3. January VHF contest today
4. NAQP SSB yesterday
5. wx1box.org NWS Skywarn page.  They are also on Twitter and Facebook where you can get local reports of 
 Net Control: 01/29/23  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/15/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 9:58  am
*Feel free to comment on typos, or cancel this email
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe +  13 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  59 
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis  MA    59
Aiming north east. 9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA  59
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH    59  i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   MA 59 i/o
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 58
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA  
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington , MA  58
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   59 
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA 59  
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA 59
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 228, S/N 173, A-11, K-3     
2. AF1R reports W1AW/0 in Nebraska, VOTA Volunteers on the air.  See January QST article.  VOTA.ARRL.ORG 2023 program, collect points.  Every state on the air.  
Net Control: 01/22/23  KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42

YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/08/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE:10:00  am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe + 19 CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA  57  
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis  MA  59  
WS1K        Jon Plymouth   FN41sk 58 i/o 
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA  55   i/o 
KC1BBU  Bob, Wareham, MA 57 on Moxon to south East, relayed on net from K1DAT
Aiming north east.9:30 a.m.
KD1NA     David Groveland, MA 59 
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH   58  i/o 
N1TQ        Tom, Douglas,  MA 59
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   MA 59
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 59 
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington , MA  59
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   58
AI1G Randy Grafton, MA 58 on dipole  i/o
K1TW       Tom,  Bedford, MA  58
KC1LEA    Dan,  Maynard, MA  58
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 179, S/N 100, A-6, K-1     
2. MEMA nets tomorrow 1/9/23, 6:45 pm on 3930 (and moving up), 7:00 pm 3584.5 Thor 22  NBEMS, Region 2D VHF net:
7:30 PM ET VHF net on 146.865 MHz PL 103.5 (Sharon Repeater) may include simplex section, and Winlink net.
3. New Enlgand Informaton Net 10 am 3985 ARRL Volunteers 
Net Control: 01/15/23  : KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42


YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/01/23
START:       9:30 am  CLOSE: 10:02 am
NCS   KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA fn42fe + CHECK-INS
Pre-check-ins from  south east: 9:20 a.m.
KC1KZB   Mike  East Weymouth, MA   57 
K1DAT     Ken,  Millis  MA    59  
WS1K        Jon Plymouth   FN41sk 57 i/o 
K1WT        Wally Dennisport, MA   53 i/o 
Aiming north east.9:30 a.m.
WB1CMG David, KA1WJD  Michelle,  KB1OTB Dahnesh, Mont Vernon, NH    57 i/o 
WB4EJR   Jim,    KC1KGS,   Barbara,   Natick,   59 MA 
AF1R        Leandra,  Needham,  MA 57
N1AVP     Morris,  Arlington, MA 59 yt
K1KZP      Ed,  Wilmington , MA  58 i/o
N1WEN     Bill,   Natick, MA   58  
W1OA       Al, Salem, NH  58
After the net:
KC1BBU  Bob, Wareham, MA 53 
AE1EI      Kevin Bellingham, MA  55
Notes: 
1. Solar: SFI - 165, S/N 80, A-16, K-3     
2. Happy New Year!
Net Control: 01/08/23  
KB1VXY John Hopkinton, MA FN42
Net log at http://yankee6meterssbnet.blogspot.com 
YANKEE SSB NET ROSTER FOR 01/01/23