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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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PGARES Quarterly Drill

Several members of the CCARC and ARES participated in the quarterly PGARES drill. Tom, W3TOM, helped support the operations at the Ft. Washington medical center. Bob, KB3KOW, provided voice and Winlink support at Charles Regional medical center (CRMC) and Lee, … Continue reading

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Apr 2016 CCARC Meeting

The April CCARC meeting started with Charles, AA3WS, giving the first preview to the upcoming Building Day. The kit chosen is the Chinese $3.95 Pixie HF Transceiver Kit found on eBay. Additionally, Charles gave a brief lesson derived from the … Continue reading

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Mar 2016 CCARC Meeting

 The CCARC conducted their monthly meeting on March 4th. The President  recognized the ARRL Mid Atlantic Director Tom Abernethy W3TOM. Tom provided an update on the Mid Atlantic Division and the appointment of Jim Cross WI3N as an Assistant Director … Continue reading

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Jan 2016 CCARC Meeting

Hello CCARC and welcome to 2016!!! The first CCARC membership meeting of 2016 was held on the second Friday of the month, owing to the fact that last Friday was New Year’s Day. We hope that everyone had a good … Continue reading

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Monthly CCARC Meeting

Jan 8th is the next CCARC meeting. The meeting officially starts at 7:30 pm at the LaPlata Rescue Squad building at 2 Calvert St., LaPlata.  The back door should be open a bit before for general socializing. The main topic … Continue reading

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Lincoln 150 commemoration special events station

  The Charles County Amateur Radio Club will be operating a special events station from the Dr. Mudd house in Waldorf MD.  Operation will be on April 18th and 18th on the 17M phone band.  Primary frequency will be 18.140MHz. … Continue reading

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Next meeting – Friday February 6th

The Charles County Amateur Radio Club will be hosting its next monthly meeting on Friday, February 6th at 7:00. Tim Morgan, chief of tourism & special events for Charles County will be stopping by to discuss with us the planned … Continue reading

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