Upcoming Meetings

  • October 9, 2014, 7:30pm - Bill Liles, NQ6Z - The 1920s was an exiting time for amateur radio as hams were allowed back on the air after WWI. One of challenges that awaited them was making the first transatlantic two way contact. Bill will discuss that race using material from the RSGB archives as prepared by Elaine Richards, G4LFM. - at Dolley Madison Library, McLean. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/dm/

  • November 12, 2014, 7:30pm NOTE: This meeting is on WEDNESDAY! - Brennan Price, N4QX, Chief Technology Officer of the ARRL, will brief us on the upcoming World Radiocommunication Conference. - at Dolley Madison Library, McLean. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/dm/

Recent Meetings

  • September 11 - Terry McCarty, WA5NTI, gave an update on his work in promoting license training to emergency services and 4H clubs. Glenn Baumgartner, AK4QJ, updated us on his construction of moonbounce equipment

  • August 14 - Ray Cole, K4GAA, presented his work on cave radio communications at 3.5 kHz.

  • July 17 - Ron Payne, WA6YOU, shared his adventures operating from various countries during his ham career. He displayed superb examples of 1950s and 1960s spy radios.

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Upcoming Events

  • October 4 - Charlottesville Mini Maker Faire Charlottesville VA http://makerfairecville.com/
  • October 4 | RRRA Hamfest (Lancaster, PA) Location: Brownstown, PA Type: ARRL Hamfest Sponsor: Red Rose Repeater Association Website: http://www.w3rrr.org/
  • October 25 | Southern Maryland Tailgate Fest Location: Hollywood, MD Sponsor: St. Mary's County ARA Website: http://www.k3nhk.org
  • October 26 | Mason Dixon Hamfest Location: Westminster, MD Sponsor: Carroll County Amateur Radio Club Website: http://www.qis.net/~k3pzn