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The ARRL and the United States Power Squadrons (USPS), a national boating and educational organization, formally ratified a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on June 4, 2005 The MOU spells out areas where the two organizations can work together in educational activities of overlapping or mutual interest to their respective memberships. The USPS Amateur Radio Club (ARC) is an ARRL affiliated club.



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Fall Governing Board Club Meeting
September 2, 2010
Hyatt Regency
8 AM - 12 AM Room: Grand F
Bellevue, WA

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Amateur Radio Supply (AES) Superfest
Milwaukee, WI
April 9-10, 2010

The display booth at the 2010 Superfest

MIke Wiedel, KB9QMH represented the USPS ARC at the Annual Amateur Electronics Supply Superfest in Milwaukee Wisconsin on April 9th and 10th. Attended by Amateur radio operators from around the midwest, Mike had an opportunity to promote USPS boating safety programs and the USPS ARC


Annual Club Meeting
February 5, 2010
Disney Coronado Springs Resort
8 AM Room: Coronado E
Buena Vista, FL


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Fall Club Meeting
September 10, 2009
Hyatt Regency Crown Center
10 AM Room: Empire A
Kansas City, MO

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Dayton Hamvention 2009
May 15-17, 2009

The Dayton Hamvention is visited by thousands of Amateur Radio operators, "hams" from all over the world each year. Of special interest is the manufacturer's displays in the areana. USPS was hosted by the American Radio Relay League in there "Expo" display booths


Ed Summers, KG2SZJ, Bob Schober, K2CRR, and John Graves, WA1JG,
man the USPS booth

Ian Campbell, WA5OFT, takes a turn at the W1AW station setup

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Amateur Electronics Supply
April 3-4, 2009
Milwaukee, WI

The USPS booth setup at the Fifteenth Annual AES Superfest will again handled by Mike Wiedel, KB9QMH. If you are at the Superfest stop by and lend Mike a hand.


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Annual Club Meeting
February 19, 2009
1000-1200 Room Granada-ST
Hyatt Regency Orange County Hotel
Garden Grove, CA

The 2009 annual meeting of the USPS Amateur Radio Club (USPS-ARC) was held at the Garden Grove, CA, Hyatt Regency, Granada room, Thursday 19 February. There were 5 club members present. With no proxys there was not a quorum. Minutes of the meeting will be posted as soon as they are available.


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2008 Special Event Station
7-8 June 2008
ARRL Headquarters Newington, CT
Call sign: W1AW


W1AW Buildong
W1AW building
W1AW Operating Posttion
Another operating position at W1AW

Members of the United States Power Squadrons Amateur Radio Club will operate the celebrated station, W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Commemorative Station, at the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, on 7 and 8 June, 2008, in celebration of the National Safe Boating Council's National Safe Boating Campaign. This station represents the best of everything in radio communications, the best radios and equipment, the best antennas, and the highest standards of operating procedures. USPS operated the station in 2006 and enthusiastically anticipates this return to the flagship station for amateur radio operation within the United States. USPS operators will be reminding boaters everywhere of the NSBC safe boating theme, "Wear It!"


Links to prior Special Event Station Operations


The 2010 club officers:

President Michael Wiedel, WB9QMH
Vice President Carlton E Lee, Jr W2PTZ


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