Author Archives: Howard Price

About Howard Price

BEARS President

Save the Date – BEARS Hosts NWS SKYWARN Training April 18th!

BEARS is privileged to host National Weather Service SKYWARN training at its quarterly meeting on April 18th, 2018. The meeting will take place at 7pm at ABC News HQ, 47 West 66th Street in Manhattan, in the cafeteria multimedia room … Continue reading

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Repeater Changes – Mt Beacon NY & Eastern LI

BEARS is pleased to announce big improvements already in place — and still to come — at our Mt Beacon repeater site in Dutchess County, NY – and changes to our repeater partnership on eastern Long Island. In partnership with … Continue reading

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BEARS Quarterly Meeting, Annual Elections & VE Session on July 18th!

Our final quarterly meeting of the 2017 activity year will be held July 18th, 5pm, at ABC News HQ, 47 West 66th Street in Manhattan (between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue). The meeting will take place in the multimedia … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell — and Welcome! Retirement Brings Changes to BEARS Leadership

It’s with a mixture of sadness and excitement that we bid farewell to our treasurer, and longtime ABC colleague, John Woodford/N2JW. After more than 30 years at the Alphabet Network, John has signed off from his leadership role in network … Continue reading

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Join Us for our Quarterly BEARS Meeting & VE Session – April 19th

Our second quarterly meeting of the 2017 activity year will be held April 19th, 5pm, at the ABC News HQ, 47 West 66th Street in Manhattan (between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue). The meeting will take place in the multimedia … Continue reading

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Join Us for Our Quarterly BEARS Meeting & VE Session!

Our first quarterly meeting of the 2017 activity year will be held January 18th, 5pm, at the ABC News HQ, 47 West 66th Street in Manhattan (between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue). The meeting will take place in the … Continue reading

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DMR is HERE!

BEARS, in its continuing partnership with the Disney Emergency Amateur Radio Service (DEARS) at Walt Disney World in Orlando, is pleased to announce a new DMR link between New York and Florida. The link is the result of extensive work … Continue reading

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“Long Regional Nightmare is Over” – FCC Hits Recidivist NY Jammer with Huge Fine

Accused jammer Daniel Delise of Astoria, Queens, NY faces $23,000 in fines following an extensive FCC investigation into malicious activity on a number of NY-area amateur radio and government repeater systems. BEARS President Howard Price/KA2QPJ celebrated the Notice of Apparent Liability … Continue reading

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Welcome to the NEW BEARS Website & Blog!

It’s our great pleasure to debut the all-new, long-anticipated BEARS website & blog. Our club secretary and webmaster, Brad Berson/W2ZZZ, has been at work on this project for months — and his hard work and creativity are evident. You still … Continue reading

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Our Next BEARS Quarterly Meeting & VE Session – July 19th

BEARS members, and all current and aspiring ham radio licensees, are invited to join us for our next quarterly BEARS meeting. The get-together will take place in the cafeteria multimedia room at ABC News HQ, 47 West 66th Street (between … Continue reading

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