Author Archives: k6zo
Spaceblimp Tuesday is a weekly gathering at HacDC and remote web conferencing where we invent and build the next HacDC high altitude balloon.
Sid NH7C will be presenting on “Amateur Radio integration in Disasters”. Sid is with the Department of Interior.
This is a show and tell meeting. We will be demonstrating the Buddi-Pole Antenna and how to tune it using a MFJ Antenna Analyzer. We will also be demonstrating the Elecraft K3-Mini remote control head, using the W7DXX online remote base. The RF deck, 1.5kw amplifier, 100 ft tower and log periodic antenna is located in New … Continue reading
HacDC Amateur Radio Club has a team of nine volunteer examiners. Exam sessions are on the second Saturday of each month at 11 am. Doors open at 10 am for coffee and conversation.
Anthony Stevens from the DC Government will be speaking about the CERT program. Serve DC’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer program trains citizens to be better prepared to respond to emergencies in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can provide critical support to first responders, immediate assistance to victims and can help organize … Continue reading
HacDC Amateur Radio Club is participating in Arrl Field Day June 25, 26. Join the fun as we set up an amateur radio station at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington DC. Set up begins Saturday June 25th at 11 am. Contact us at w3hac.hacdc@gmail for more information.
K6ZO and KC3CIF operating from Presidents Park DZ20. HacDC Amateur Radio Club is celebrating Arrl Kids Day and the 100th centennial of the National Park Service. This event takes place June 18th, 2016. Look for us on 14270, 7270, 14042 and 7042 khz from 1800 to 2300 utc (2 -7 pm) January 18th, 2016. NPOTA activation … Continue reading
CWops Team Members — VP8ORK South Orkney Islands DXpedition Tom (ND2T #110), Wes (W3WL #868), John (VE3EJ #513), Jerry (WB9Z #707), Ralph (K0IR #519), James (9V1YC #66), Don (N1DG #2), Nodir (EY8MM #815) The 2016 CW Weekend will take place June 3-5 at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Virginia. This is open to … Continue reading
Hi my name is Tom Horne, W3TDH. I will be speaking on How Amateur Radio can best assist the Weather Service Skywarn Program. I will do a quick review of what weather events meet the criteria for being reported and some examples of reports that are unhelpful. I will also review what are the positions within the Skywarn … Continue reading
HacDC Amateur Radio Club is participating in the CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest. The objective of this event is to contact as many amateur radio stations and call sign prefixes as possible during the contest period. The contest period is 48 hours, beginning Friday, May 25 at 8 pm local time and ends … Continue reading