Boxboro 2018



NEQRP at Boxboro 2018
(Join in on whatever you’d like to attend)


 Friday, September 7th

*Kickoff Breakfast* at 9AM+ at the Hotel Restaurant.
Setup of W1B (Whiskey One Boxboro) “The Official QRP Station” @ Boxboro!
*(Location: South parking lot – Bring your own station and operate W1B from this location during the HAMvention)
Setup of the NEQRP booth/table in the Parade Room,  i.e. “Exhibition/Vendors Hall”
“Early-Birds” Meet ‘N Greet starting at: “Whenever-You-Arrive” on Friday till when ever it dissipates Friday night
Where? – Hotel Restaurant/Bar and the Front-Lobby – call us on 52 direct

 * Friday Evening Pizza Party & QRP Movie Night (~6PM – 9PM)
Bring your own food/snacks and drink, or ‘chip-in’ for pizza and drink
“Early-Birds” Meet ‘N Greet Night – Location: “Seminar Room”
*(Video presentation of Steve Galchutt – WG0AT and his pack-goats on the BIG screen)
NOTE: “Bravo Pizza” 978-635-0637 is only 2 minutes away from the hotel, plus, they will deliver!

10PM+ “Night-Owls Gathering” at the hotel bar for more socializing, snacks, and drinks
* Both Friday and Saturday nights


Saturday, September 8th

*7AM – NEQRP breakfast at the hotel restaurant
Fleamarket, Exhibit (Vendor) Hall, and Talks (refer to: Boxboro ‘Schedule’
12PM  QRP Luncheon “outside” (weather permitting) at the hotel cantina, tables available

* * *  1PM – 4PM  NEQRP Symposium Of Talks  * * *
In The Seminar Room”

1:00 – 1:50  Ed Hare – W1RFI  “The Secrets Of The ARRL Lab”

2:00 – 2:50  Ed Hare – W1RFI “100 Watts Is A Lot Of Power!”

3:00 – 3:50  Rex Harper – W1REX “The ABCs of QRP”

 4:45 – 6:45PM – The QRP Banquet “Carpool/Caravan” (~9 mins.) to: Yangtze River Restaurant

7PM – 10PM+

Saturday evening NEQRP Club Meet-‘N-Greet and QRP Vendors Night
* * *  plus  “The Build-A-Thon”  * * *
* * * Sign-up for the Build-A-Thon at:

Or, sign-up Saturday evening at the Build-A-Thon. – Location: Seminar Room

Sunday, September 9th

7AM – 8AM  QRP “Buffet” Breakfast
Location: Hotel Restaurant (A buffet breakfast extravaganza that all will enjoy.)

2PM+ Boxboro Grand Prize Drawings

Farewell Gathering after the drawing, ~3PM – 4PM
Location: Hotel Restaurant/Bar and Front-Lobby

* 4PM till 6PM – “Farewell Dinner” at the Hotel Restaurant *


* W1B is the Special Event Callsign issued to us for use at the Boxboro HAMvention. It will be “partially” manned throughout this event. Members can bring along their own QRP stations, and operate from this location using the callsign W1B


NEED to contact us while at the HAMvention? Call “W1B” on 146.52 direct