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Tour De Frederick and Gran Fondo

Frederick ARES and The Frederick Amateur Radio Club will be providing communications for both the Tour De Frederick on Aug. 15th,  and the Gran Fondo Bike Race on Sept. 20th. We need operators with a mobile or HT 2M rig willing to man the checkpoints/timing stations listed during the event. We’ll plan on using the […]

July 28, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Just a reminder of the FARC 2m net on the 146.640 repeater this Wednesday night at 19:00. This net wis held every other Wednesday. The net is open to any and all hams so be sure to check in. The next FARC meeting is a dinner meeting at Flaming Grill on West Partrick near the Kmart. […]

May 12, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Don’t forget the first FARC 2m net on the 146.640 repeater this Wednesday night at 19:00. This net will be held every other Wednesday. The net is open to any and all hams so be sure to check in. The much anticipated return of the 147.060 repeater has occured. I am sure that everyone is […]

April 27, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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April Update

I want to give a big thank you to Phil Stalnaker (W3ICF) and his son John (N3VTV) for the great presentation on D-Star at the April meeting. With the help of Rolan Clark (W3FDK) and John Snow (W3ATR) we got a good overview of D-Star. They could easily have continued for several more hours on […]

April 21, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Upcoming Events

With the warmer weather comes the annual events that need radio communication and this year is no exception. The first event is the March of Dimes Walk. This year it will be taking place at the Urbana District Park on April 26 from 09:00-12:00. We need 4-6 operators in addition to net control. We will […]

April 11, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Testing Testing 1…2…3

We are please to announce that FARC will be offering license testing sessions. We have become affiliated with Laurel VEC and hope to meet the needs of hams wishing to upgrade or anyone wishing to get their first license. As with all exams handled by Laurel VEC the testing will be free of charge. Our next […]

April 6, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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April Meeting

Our next regularly scheduled club meeting will be on Monday April 20 at 7:00. We will be in our usual location in the Social Hall at the Independent Hose Company fire station on Baughmans Ln. in Frederick. We will be welcoming Phil Stalnaker W3ICF who will give a presentation on D-Star. Hope to see you […]

April 4, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Weekly ARES Net

Due to the recent problems with the 147.060 repeater the weekly ARES net will take place on the club repeater 146.640. Check back for updates as they become available. 73 Brian AB3RW Tweet

April 4, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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March Update

A big thank you to everyone who helped to make our Big Event a huge success last night. We had great turnout and a lot deals were made over the course of the night. FARC also held a license testing session last night. I would like to send a very big thank you to George […]

March 17, 2015 · ab3rw · One Comment
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Its finally here! The Indoor/Tailgating Event will take place on Monday March 16 at the Social Hall in the rear of the Independent Hose Company 310 Baughmans Ln. in Frederick. Doors open at 6:00 and we will be offering items for sale, license testing, door prizes and more. Admission is free to all! Non-members can […]

March 11, 2015 · ab3rw · No Comments
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