Author Archives: KB3KOW

St. Mary’s STEM event

On 04 Nov, 2 members of the CCARC set up shop at the St. Mary’s STEM festival, which was being hosted at the St. Mary’s Fairgrounds. This event is actually coordinated by the St. Mary’s Board of Ed and is used … Continue reading

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CCARC’s 20th anniversary, November 7th

For those of you who were unable to attend last (Friday, November 3rd) night’s meeting, you missed a couple of things of note. Vice President Tom (W3TOM) gave a talk on the ARRL while Treasurer Bob (KB3KOW) and Activities Director … Continue reading

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Indian Head 100

On Monday, 4 September a group of CCARC members and a few guests supported the Southern MD Century 100 mile bike ride in Indian Head, MD. I would like to thank the following people for showing up to support: Rest … Continue reading

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Field Day 2017

The 2017 Field Day was another successful event for CCARC. Set up this year was again at a section of property provided by Paul (KB3YXS) located in the Amberleigh Farms area which actually overlooks Gilbert Run park. On Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Time Domain Reflectometer Brief

The brief for the Time Domain Reflectometer in .PPT format can be downloaded from HERE The NS to Distance Chart can be downloaded: ns to distance chart

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March for Babies Walkathon

On May 1st, 2017, members of the CCARC helped support the annual March of Dimes “March for Babies” Walkathon. The event is held each year and for the past few years has started and ended at the Regency Furniture Stadium … Continue reading

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May 2017 CCARC Meeting

President Mike Tackish (KA3GRW) Activities Manager, Rob Hoyt (N2OMC) welcomed the members present and introduced this month’s speaker: Bob Davidson (KB3KOW) gave a presentation on the PiGate software for Emergency Comms using a TNC-X connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 … Continue reading

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Connector Workshop

Twelve attendees from local area ham radio clubs, the Southern MD Astronomical Society, and other guests, had a connector-fest, hosted at the home of Pam – KB3SWS and Jeff – KB3SPH on Sunday, 4/23/2017. The festivities started with a short … Continue reading

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April 2017 CCARC Meeting

It was a short meeting this month. The following items were discussed: March For Babies at the Blue Crab Stadium on May 7. The CCARC will be supporting the annual event.  Set-up starts at 0700 Hours at the Blue Crab … Continue reading

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JOTA from Cederville

This year the JOTA was hosted at Cederville State Forest as part of the annual Scout Fall Camporee. On Friday, 14 Oct, Bob (KB3KOW) arrived around 1600 before the Scouts and set up an operating station outside of one of the … Continue reading

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