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If anyone took pictures during the 2019 Great Hagerstown Hamfest, the Winlink 2000 training event, or any other ARA event, please email them to colli020@gmail.com with the subject line of "ARA Photos". We will soon have a place within the site for you to upload your photos, as well as cloud-based photo storage.

Activities

ARA Pre-Meeting Social 6/4/2019

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The June ARA Pre-Meeting Social will be held TOMORROW -  Tuesday, June 4.

Come on out before the meeting to eat, drink and talk Ham Radio! 
 

 

 

Specifics

What:  Pre-Meeting Social - Food and Drink before the regular ARA meeting.
Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages available.
Full menu available, plus Tuesday specials.
Pay for your own tab.

May Monthly Breakfast - 5/25/19

 

An email from our current and next president, Bob Long:

     Just a quick reminder, the monthly breakfast is this Saturday at the 
     Railroad Junction Restaurant 301 South Burhans Blvd in Hagerstown.

     We like to order about 9 am.  This is a time of good fellowship, so come 
     and join us. 

     Bob KD3JK

 

Date: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 08:45 to 10:30

HARC Hike June 8th

The Hagerstown Area Religious Council (HARC) has organized the 2019 HARC hike, which is currently planned for June 8th along the C & O Canal. Stay tuned to this article for more updated information.

Date: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 00:15 to 12:30

UPDATE! Winlink 2000 Training

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The Antietam Amateur Radio Association (ARA) of Hagerstown MD is sponsoring WinLink 2000 Training THIS SATURDAY (MAY 11), 2019. Seats are still available for both ARA and Non-Members; the updated portion of this announcement are in the details:

 

 

WhenSaturday May 11 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM (building opens at 8:30)
Where: St. John's Lutheran Church, Education Building Basement
       141 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD (See Map Link Below)
CostFree
 

WinLink 2000 Training Class:
The Antietam Radio Association is sponsoring a hands-on WinLink 2000 (WL2K) Training Class this Saturday May 11, presented by ARRL Maryland-DC Section Emergency Coordinator Jim Montgomery, WB3KAS.  
WinLink 2000 (WL2K) combines radio and Internet connectivity to allow worldwide email-over-radio capability, with the radio transparent to the user. WL2K figures prominently in emergency and contingency communications support:

Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:00

ARA Monthly Breakfast

 

Reminder: The April monthly breakfast is still on for the 27th of April!  Per an email many of is received from Bob:

    "We look forward to seeing every one of you on Saturday at the Rail Road Junction Restaurant on Saturday.
     The restaurant is still at 301 S Burhans Blvd - right across from the Rail Road Museum.
     We look forward to seeing YOU as the 9 am hour approaches.
     73,
     Bob, KD3JK"

As Bob has said many times before, come early to get the best seating! I hope to see all of you there! 

Date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 09:00

Pre-Meeting Social

 
 
What:     Food, drink and fellowship
               Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages available.
               Full menu available, plus Tuesday specials
               Pay for your own tab

           

Where:   American Legion Morris Frock Post 42
               405 Northern Ave, Hagerstown  (see attached map)
               Enter the main entrance (press doorbell if locked)
               Turn right and go to the lounge and through the doors
 
When:   Before the first meeting of each month
              From ~5:00 to 6:30 PM
           
We will now meet in the dining room around the corner at the far end of the bar. Come and enjoy fellowship and good, reasonably priced food and drink before the meeting!
 
Thank you to all of the members who have made this a success.
 
 
Date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:30