NOTE: The January 2017 meeting will be held a new location, Linaspace – see below. Also note that the January meeting is on MONDAY, January 23. Future meetings will be held on the second Thursdays, unless otherwise stated.
Monday, January 23, 2017, 7:00pm at Linaspace. This is a new location, and one-time Monday meeting time. Speaker will be Reginald Eisenblatt, discussing the BooyaSDR – a VERY interesting device. See: http://booyasdr.sourceforge.net/
Monthly meetings will be held at the second Thursday of each month at 7pm, at Linaspace, 2701 Prosperity Ave, Suite 215, Fairfax, VA 22031. (thanks to Mark Kanawati) (close to Tippy’s) Meetings are open to non-members, consider yourself invited. Monthly meetings are reserved for technical talks. Map:
Saturday luncheons (also known as Tacos) are held every week around Noon at Tippy’s Taco House 8632 Lee Highway (US Rt 29) near Cedar Lane, Merrifield, (Fairfax), VA (Map and directions) Everyone is invited. There is no format: demonstrate your latest project, ask for technical assistance, or simply eat a taco.
December 2016 meeting had election of Directors, and a general discussion regarding AMRAD’s future.
Thursday, October 13, 2016. HacDC will be launching Spaceblimp 6, a high altitude balloon. Ethan Waldo KF5UFH talked about reviving a dormant high altitude balloon legacy with no personal prior ballooning experience.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016, Howard Cunningham, WD5DBC gave a presentation on Amateur Radio support for the Marine Corps Marathon
Thursday, August 11, 2016, there was a discussion of club projects and activities
Tuesday, July 26, 2016, A presentation on the Vienna Wireless Society’s Field Day 2016 operation was given.
Thursday, June 9, 2016, A presentation was given by Rob Williams, KJ4LWN on High Tech Radio, such at MLAT and ADS-B. More information can be found here: June 2016 Presentation
Thursday, May 12, 2016. Dave Skolnick, KO4MI, discussed Maritime Mobile communications including marine VHF, HF/SSB, Email via Pactor and Winlink
Thursday, April 07, 2016. Bluetooth wireless technology, what it is, how it works, and how we can use it.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Frank, K0BRA, discussed LF antennas and plans for the AMRAD LF antenna. Board members also elected officers.
Thursday, February 4, 2016. Ken, KE2N discussed the MAIPN (Mid-Atlantic IP Network) and his experiences using on-line tools to find microwave paths for wireless broadband. Check out the website at: http://www.remoteamateur.com/Home1503.aspx
Monday, January 11, 2016. Note that this was a special, business meeting for various annual reports and to hold elections. Some discussion was held about future AMRAD directions and interests, including the repeater.
WINTERFEST will be on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale campus.