Field Day

Field Day has come and gone for 2018.  This year we did better in points than the previous 2 years but did not do as good with the walk up traffic as past years.  However, we still had a decent turn out, mostly of hams that have been inactive getting back into the hobby.  We …

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Field Day 2017

Field Day 2017 is now in the record books. This was another great year for Field Day. The weather was great and we had some really good foot traffic this year. We operated as a 2A with a GOTA station. We did ok on points but one thing I have learned about this group is …

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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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“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 …

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