Archive for the ‘ARES’ Category

ARES Simulated Emergency Test – 05 Oct 2013

Look out, here comes “Chessie”! This year’s statewide Simulated Emergency Test (SET) will be held next Saturday, Oct. 5th, from noon until about 1330. Hurricane “Chessie” will be tracking through the region with hurricane force winds, widespread power outages, and heavy rain. All radio operators in Frederick County will be asked to provide reports on […]

October 1, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
Posted in: ARES, ARES Scheduled Event

MD QSO Party – 10 AUG 2013 Update

KB3FIO, KB3WHX, KB3WLJ, AB3RW, & N3ZJ enjoyed ourselves, making contacts in the ebb and flow of the MD QSO party on Saturday. Sundays activities may be curtailed somewhat due to availability of folks.  We will start at Noon and continue till 4-ish, but that is subject to availability of folks. Hope to see some folks […]

August 11, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
Posted in: ARES, ARES Scheduled Event

August 10th & 11th – MD DC QSO Party

Frederick ARES and the Frederick Amateur Radio Club will be participating in this weekend’s Maryland DC QSO Party from our new station location at the Frederick County American Red Cross Chapter House in Walkersville. This is located at 2 East Frederick Street in Walkersville, MD.  Talk in will be provided on 146.640 PL 156.7. We […]

August 4, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
Posted in: ARES, ARES Scheduled Event, Contests

Field Day 2013 – After Action Report

Field Day 2013 was largely a success in my view.  We had several inquiries about what and how we do things, visits by ARRL and FEMA representatives. Also several visiting former or prospective new HAMS. While we will not win any contesting awards, nor were we seeking to, we did have over 150 contacts, and […]

June 27, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
Posted in: ARES, Field Day, News

Field Day 2013 Update – Now Last Minute Plans/Info

When: This weekend, Saturday 22 June 2013 @ 14:00 EDT to Sunday 23 June 2013 @ 14:00 EDT What: Field Day 2013 It is looming large on the calendar. It will be upon us before we know it!! Why : Because it is usually a great deal of fun, and a chance to show what […]

June 20, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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Field Day 2013

Field Day 2013 will be attended by the FARC.  The location this year is a high visibility location.  We will be setting up in the parking lot of the Guilford Drive WalMart.  Because public visibility is more important to us than the number of contacts made is the reason we have chosen this location. Setup […]

May 27, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
Posted in: ARES, ARES Scheduled Event, Field Day, Meeting, News, Presentation, RACES, SkyWarn

Emergency Communications Roster – Frederick County Maryland

This was posted on the reflector, and to be honest, the response has been dismal. 4 folks out of 81 have responded. So I’ll post it here, and see what happens. *-*-*-*-*-*-* Note: Please use the email link below. *-*-*-*-*-*-* *-*-*-*-*-*-* DO NOT reply to the reflector, your *-*-*-*-*-*-* *-*-*-*-*-*-* information goes public if you […]

April 28, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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New EM Comms Reflector

We have created a new Frederick County Combined “emcomm reflector” This is a controlled and moderated list designed to quickly disseminate information regarding activations.  It is a combined list for RACES / ARES / SKYWARN, and does not allow general posting. You can sign up at the link above, by following the simple process. […]

April 15, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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Upcoming ARES Events

There are currently two upcoming scheduled ARES events. 28 APR 2013 – March of Dimes Walk which is an annual event, and starts / ends  at Baker Park, Frederick. More details as they become available. The event usually begins early and ARES volunteers should be needed near 7:30A, exact time to be posted as it […]

March 1, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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