Tour De Frederick 2017 – Help Needed

Hello there, The Tour De Frederick is Saturday August 12th this year.  We are in need of radio operators again this year for this event.  We provide radio and communication support for the 100 mile and 62 mile rides.  We are in need of radio operators that can setup at the rest areas as well …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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