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The FARC will be hosting foxhunt on Saturday October 18. We will be meeting at the bandshell in Baker Park at 1:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. Tweet

October 6, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Contest Update

This Saturday September 20 is our club 2m simplex contest. The contest will be from 7:00-9:00 pm. Participants will operate in the 146.4 to 146.61 range. The exchange is the call sign and name. Certificates for most verified contacts will be awarded for low power (10w or under) and high power (over 10w). Contestants can participate […]

September 16, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Club Contest

We will be having a 2m simplex contest from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Saturday September 20. The idea is to make as many contacts as possible on 2m simplex during that time. The exchange is the call sign and name. Certificates for most verified contacts will be awarded for low power (10w or […]

September 4, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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August Meeting

Its time for our monthly club meeting. Monday August 18 at 7:00 in the Social Hall at the Independant Hose Company on Baughmans Ln in Frederick. We have a lot to dicuss this month. We are also still in need of people to operate during the Gran Fondo bicycle race next Sunday. Hope to see […]

August 17, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Gran Fondo

Frederick ARES and the Frederick Amateur Radio Club will again be providing communications support for the Gran Fondo Bike Race this year on August 24th. We need operators with a mobile or HT 2M rig willing to man the four checkpoints (timing stations) during this event. Operations will be the same as last year, and […]

August 7, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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The Maryland/DC QSO Party is fast approaching. We will be operating a contest station at the Red Cross in Walkersville this Saturday August 9 from 3 pm until midnight. Club stations are worth extra in the contest so come out and help your fellow hams score some points. Hope to see you there. 73 Brian […]

August 6, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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July Meeting

The monthly club meeting will be held this Monday July 21st at the Golden Corral on Spectrum Dr. in Frederick. We will be meeting in the side room off to the far right from the entrance starting at 6:30 pm. Hope to see you there. Tweet

July 19, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Field Day

Field Day is fast approaching time to sharpen your skills and get ready to hit the air. This year we will be working from the Frederick County Red Cross. The location is 2 E. Frederick St. in Walkersville. It starts at 2:00 pm and setup begins at 1:00. The event runs through 5:00pm on Sunday […]

June 24, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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June Meeting

It’s that time of the month again!!! Our regularly scheduled meeting is Monday June 16th at 7:00 pm in the Social Hall at the Independant Hose Company building on Baughmans Ln. We will be finalizing our plans for field day as well as our upcoming contests. There will also be someone visiting from the Frederick […]

June 14, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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May Update

At this month’s meeting we discussed plans for the 2014 Field Day. Once again we will be meeting in the parking lot at Wal-Mart most likely out by the street directly across from Ruby Tuesday. We are planning to have a 2 meter simplex contest in September. The contest is open to all hams and […]

May 22, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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