Wireless Society of Southern Maine meetings include a rountable
dicussion period about the "topic of the night." These can range
from planning a field operation to ham radio basics such as
antenna modelling, dx'ing, operating QRP, digital modes, or even kit
building. As this page gets updated, you'll be able to keep up to date
with the latest topics, and some of the useful info that rises out of
our research, activities, and presentations. Explore the Topics & Links Archive for a history of meeting topics, events, and ham radio related resources.
will operate from a soon-to-be announced lighthouse for the 2018 International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend.
will participate in their 8th ARRL
Field Day at Wassamki Springs Campground, on the
weekend of June 23-24.
Since 1933, Field Day has been a friendly competition that encourages
hams to operate "in the field," as a way to practice and demonstrate
their ability to provide effective communications without the need of
commercial power or well-equipped home stations.
SKYWARN® Spotter Training - 7PM-9PM
at the Cumberland County EMA Bunker
To ensure a network of
and accurate reporting,
those who are interested in becoming spotters are asked to attend a
training session provided by a local office of the National Weather
Service. SKYWARN® training is provided free of charge . The Cumberland County EMA Bunker is located at 22 High Street, in
SKYWARN® volunteers help keep
their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports
of severe weather to the National Weather Service.
will participate in their first Winter Field Day
at the Cumberland County EMA, on the weekend of January 27-28. The
purpose of Winter Field Day is to foster Ham camaraderie, field
operation, emergency operating preparedness, and just plain on the air,
outdoor fun in the midst of winter!
The public is welcome
to attend, and those interested in participating may inquire at any
upcoming meeting between now and January 27th.
Join us Thursday, January 11th,
from 7pm-9pm, at the CCEMA Bunker, located at 22 High Street, in
Windham, as we'll be discussing plans for our participation in the upcoming Winter Field Day,
including logistics, availability of operators, equipment, food, and
more! 2018 Winter Field Day takes place the weekend of January 27-28.
Topic: Winter Field Day Prep