South Jersey Radio Association

South Jersey Radio Association

South Jersey Radio Association (SJRA) is an amateur radio organization. First organized June 12, 1916 cite news|publisher=Camden Daily Courier|date=1916-06-13|title=Camden Daily Courier|quote=eighteen amateurs met at the home of W. G. Phillips located at 140 Washington Avenue, Collingswood, New Jersey on 12 June 1916.] citeweb |url=http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter/96/960308.html|title=The ARRL Letter March 8, 1996 (Volume 15, Number 3)|publisher=American Radio Relay League|accessdate=2007-01-18] citeweb |url=http://www.w9rh.org/Documents/MRACHistory2006.pdf|title=The History Of The Milwaukee Radio Amateurs’ Club Inc, 2006 Edition|publisher=Milwaukee Radio Amateurs’ Club|accessdate=2007-01-18] citebook |title=Radio Communication: Hearings before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries - House of Representatives - Sixty-Fourth Congress - Second Session on H.R. 19350 - A Bill to Regulate Radio Communication - Part 1 - January 11, 12, And 13, 1917 Page=221|publisher=Washington Government Printing Office|date=1917] and affiliated with the American Radio Relay League since 1920 [cite web | url=http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/club/detail.html?master_id=0007039797 |title=Club Detail Record: South Jersey Radio Assn | publisher=American Radio Relay League] , it claims to be the oldest continuously operating amateur radio club in the United States. The club operates the K2AA Amateur radio station in Pennsauken, NJ. The SJRA also operates the K2AA 2 Meter communications Repeatercite web |url=http://www.ragchew.org/2m.html|title=Repeater Directory - 2 Meter|publisher=DVRC Delaware Valley Ragchew Club |accessdate=2007-01-22] on 145.290MHz, which is located in Medford, NJ and covers the metro Philadelphia, PA area. The association published its newsletter called "Harmonics" for over 50 years.

Awards

The SJRA offers 2 awards to the general amateur radio community.

VHF Colonial Award

The VHF Colonial award is to operators who provide proof of a two way direct contact with each of the original Thirteen Colonies over amateur radio on frequencies of 50 MHz or above.

outh Jersey Radio Association Achievement Certificate

the South Jersey Radio Association Achievement Certificate is given to amateur radio operators who provide proof of a two way contact with at least 50 of the SJRA's members.

References

External links

* [http://www.sjra.org South Jersey Radio Association Website]
* [http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/license.jsp?licKey=236331 FCC License information for K2AA]
* [http://www.courierpostonline.com/columnists/cxri062704a.htm Ham radio operators, come in: Field Day is for you]


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