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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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NPOTA & JOTA from Thomas Stone National Historic Park

On Saturday, 15 October 2016, area HAMs set up two radio stations at the Thomas Stone National Historic Site (TS NHS) near La Plata, MD.  It was a great day to put antennas in the air and radios in operation. … Continue reading

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MDC QSO Party

Hello CCARC,    In the event you need a reminder, the Maryland/DC QSO Party for 2016 was held on the weekend of August 13 & 14. As many of you will recall, last year’s QSO Party was held at the Port … Continue reading

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