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December 2013 – Meeting / Christmas Dinner

Just a reminder that the December Meeting will not be held this year as usual as it is customary to have the Christmas get together at the Golden Corral. And this is also a reminder that it will not be on the customary third monday, but rather Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 at 6:30PM. Forwarded from […]

December 15, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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Become a HAM, easy!

Would you like to become an Amateur Radio operator? It’s not difficult to do. Amateur Radio operators, often called “hams,” are licensed by governments around the world to use specific ranges of radio frequencies. The entry-level license in the United States, the Technician class, is all that is necessary for local routine and emergency communications. […]

July 7, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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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
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“Who ya’ gonna call?”

“Who ya’ gonna call? Frederick County Radio Hams!” Public Demo of Emergency Communications June 22-23 Frederick, MD 6/21/2013 – Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means […]

June 21, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
Posted in: 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

Paypal Links are Now Active – 20 MAR 2013

We have started to accept both “Donations” which is active on the right border, and annual “Membership Dues” which is active on the “Membership” page through PayPal. We hope this enhances the convenience for our members. Tweet

March 20, 2013 · KB3WHX · No Comments
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Welcome Aboard to our Newest Members

Welcome to our newest FARC members KB3KLC Ralph Kramer KA3PVS Vikki Gigante AB3RD Travis Fouche AB3RW Brian Rozelle Tweet

March 19, 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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Quest For Fire?

We are looking for writers, presenters, interesting articles, how to’s, and just about anything related to the hobby. All members can submit articles or information that they would like posted to this site in two ways. 1. They can log in and post directly by clicking on “Posts” and add new. 2. Or you can submit the text […]

November 2, 2012 · administrator · No Comments
Posted in: News