ARRL Field Day results available (full report to soon follow)!          

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS AND/OR ACTIVITIES

8/6 (Tues) - ARA Meeting; August 6th,  7PM

8/31-9/2 (Sat-Mon) - Hiram Percy Maxim SPECIAL EVENT sponsored by Antietam Radio Assn!

Projects

Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Anniversary Special Event Station

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To honor the 150th Birthday of ARRL founder Hiram Percy Maxim, Garry Laing (W3GTL) is coordinating a special event sponsored by the Antietam Radio Association. HPM is buried in Hagerstown, MD at the Rose Hill Cemetary.

Date: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 13:00 to Monday, September 2, 2019 - 21:00

Just ONE Volunteer Needed!! - Racine Racing Triathlon

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The Ft. Ritchie Triathlon in Ft. Ritchie, MD -- Sunday, Aug 4, 2019

The ARA is providing 2 meter ham radio communications support for the bicycle segment of the race. We have one position that still needs to be filled to operate along the country roads using their car mobiles or handie talkie. The ARA has assisted with communications for this event for the last few years, and I have always found it a rewarding experience, so if you have a few hours on Sunday 8/4/19 please consider volunteering a few hours of your day. Full disclosure: this event takes place at the same time of the Berryville Hamfest.

 

Date: 
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 07:00 to 13:00

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

6-Meter loop antenna presentation

As promised, here is the presentation I presented at the Jan 16 club meeting.  I put up an adobe PDF file as well as the Powerpoint file.  I also started a forum thread if people want to share ideas.   If you want to build one, the dimensions in the presentation under "wires" are a good place to start for a free space ant.  Thanks for attending even though the wx was not so good.

Download here:  PDF and PPT