MD/DC QSO Party

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.

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Brian

AB3RW

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.

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 and we are looking for operators to helps us out at anytime during the day or night. Stop by to show your support or work a few stations. See you there.

Brian AB3RW

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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 News Post to gather information about our club and hobby. We want to have as many members there as possible so they can get the full FARC experience and see what Ham radio is all about. Hope to see you there!

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Brian

AB3RW

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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 we will be posting more details soon. We are also planning a Fox Hunt for October with more details coming soon. I would like to thank Lou Popowsky KB3RNT for his presentation on batteries. Lou gave us a wealth of information on a variety of batteries inclding these two handouts.

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Brian AB3RW

May 22, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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May Meeting

Join us on Monday May 19 at 7:00 for our regular monthly meeting. As usual we will be in the social hall at the Independant Hose Company building 310 Baughmans Ln. in Frederick. We will have a presentation from Lou Popowsky KB3RNT on batteries so don’t miss out. Hope to see you there

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Brian AB3RW

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April Update

Thank you to everyone who made our Tabletop/Tailgate event such a success. We had a good turn out and there was a lot of equipment changing hands over the course of the night. We are looking forward to an even bigger event next year. With the approach of summer it is time to begin planning for Field Day. Bring any thoughts or suggestions with you to the next meeting. As a reminder the next meeting is a dinner event at the Golden Corral 5621 Spectrum Dr. in Frederick on Monday April 21. We will be meeting in the private room off to the right side of the building at 6:30. Hope to see everyone there!

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The Big Event

Don’t forget that the FARC is hosting a Tailgate/Tabletop event on Monday March 17 at the Independent Hoe Company Social Hall 310 Baughmans Lane in Frederick. Setup begins at 6:00 and doors open at 6:30. There is no admission fee for the event. Table space is available to club members for free and at a suggested donation of $10 for non-members.

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Calling All Hams

Do you have a lot of knowledge about a specific area of ham radio? Do you have unique experiences to share? Do you have specialized skills? Are you a homebrew enthusiast? If you answered yes to any of these questions we would like to hear from you. FARC is always looking for someone to give a presetation at one of our meetings. Send us an email or add a comment and give us your contact information with some information about your area of knowledge.  This is open to members and non-members alike. Share your knowledge and help expand the hobby.

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Brian AB3RW

March 3, 2014 · ab3rw · No Comments
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Congratulations

We would like to send congratulations to recent addition to the club Tom Kline on his newly minted Tech license and the callsign KC3CEC. Welcome to the hobby there is always room for one more!  Hope to see you on the bands soon.

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Brian AB3RW

February 27, 2014 · ab3rw · One Comment
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