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Upcoming Meetings

Recent Meetings

    • (NOTE:  More info on each meeting presentation can be found within the AMRAD Newsletter, thanks to Dick Barth, W3HWN)
    • At the  August 3rd meeting Francis Gary Powers, Jr. presented: Spy Pilot, Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy.
    • On July 13th, Mr. James Schier from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) gave a briefing on the 1960’s era Apollo Manned Space Flight Network Unified S-band (USB) system that combined tracking, ranging, telemetry. command, voice, and video signals into a single communications system.
    • At the March 16 2019 meeting,  Steve Peterson gave a presentation on Humanity Road/VERT presentation Mont Co CERT has developed a program to retain members’ interest in serving their community. The presentation discussed virtual activations by their VERT and includes lessons learned and best practices.
    • There was not an organized February meeting due to last-minute schedule conflicts,  just regular tacos sessions
    • For the January 12 2019 meeting Terry Fox, N4TLF (via Skype) discussed CP/M emulators, 3D printing, and small CNC for making circuit boards.
    • The December 15 2018 AMRAD meeting was the annual business meeting
    • The Nov 17 2018 AMRAD meeting  presentation was Introducing BooyaSDRWeb Remote Operation.  See these links:
    • http://booyasdr.sourceforge.net/live and http://booyasdr.sourceforge.net

Upcoming Events

  • The Mid Atlantic Antique Radio Club will be held Sunday, January 19 at the National Electronics Museum.  See this link for more information.
  • Maryland Mobileers Amateur Radio Club will be held on Sunday, January 26.  See this link for more information.
  • Richmond Frostfest will be held on February 1, 2020.  See this link for more information.
  • Vienna Winterfest will be held on March 29, 2020 at the Northern Virginia Community College Annandale campus.  See this link for more information.
  • The Delmarva “Georgetown Hamfest” will be held on April 18, 2020, at the Cheer Community Center, Georgetown, DE.  See this link for more info.
  • The Great Hagerstown Hamfest 2020 will be held Sunday, May 2.  See this link for more information.
  • The Maryland FM Assoc. Memorial Day Hamfest will be held on (surprise!) Sunday, May 24, at the Howard County Fairgrounds More information here.
  • Manassas Hamfest will be held on Saturday, June 13, at the Manassas Park Community Center (newer location).  See this link for more information.
  • The annual Berryville Hamfest will be held the first Sunday in August.  Here is more info on last year’s hamfest.