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Special Events

HacDC ARC Again in Partnership with National Park Service Through Use of Amateur Radio at Public Event – May 19, 2017

Fort Hunt Day Flyer The HacDC ARC is very pleased and honored to announce that we will again be in partnership with the National Park Service through use of amateur radio technology at a public service event. The George Washington Memorial Parkway Section will be hosting the, “History and Heritage Day at Fort Hunt Park” … Continue reading »

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MAY 10, 2017 / 7:30 PM MEETING MOVED FOR SPECIAL EVENT ON MAY 6, 2017

In lieu of the normal “second Wednesday of the month” club meeting scheduled for May 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM, we will be having a SPECIAL EVENT PRESENTATION occurring on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Rock Creek Park. Stuart Thomas / KB1HQS will be our very special guest. During the 2016 ARRL … Continue reading »

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W3HAC and Members Heavily Involved in Inaugural Events in Washington, DC

The ARRL today published a story on their news page about the efforts of W3HAC members during the events of the Inauguration and the Women’s March on Washington. A link to the story can be found here: http://www.arrl.org/news/npota-participation-leads-to-inaugural-communication-detail-for-national-park-

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W3HAC Club Members Finish NPOTA Initiative With Rare Activation

On 12-31-16, several members of the HacDC ARC activated the highly sought after “Sewell-Belmont House” in Washington, DC to finish off the ARRL’s year long “National Parks on the Air” (NPOTA) initiative. This initiative was run in tandem with the Centennial celebration of the National Park Service. By encouraging use of amateur radio operations from … Continue reading »

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W3HAC makes Amateur Radio Newsline for New Year NPOTA Activation

  HacDC Amateur Radio club and its station, W3HAC, received some wide-reaching press this week on the venerable Amateur Radio Newsline. ARN host Don Wilbanks, AE5DW, made contact with W3HAC which had just activated the Washington Monument site to kick off the club’s participation in the ARRL National Parks on the Air event. AE5DW was … Continue reading »

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Field Day 2015

HacDC Amateur Radio Club operated Field Day from Hains Point in Washington DC June 27.  Conditions started with heavy rain and graduated to an actual flooding of the Potomac River over the bank and onto the QTH. Field Day Roster Don K6ZO Pat K0OO Patrick KC3CVN Andy KC9WER Phil Kc3CIG Sumter KM4ITT Darien AB3WB Christine KC3CIF … Continue reading »

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W1AW/3 Centennial operation this weekend from our club space

  Picture above- Pat, K0OO (in blue) and Don, K6ZO (in red). We have been given permission to operate using the call sign W1AW/3 from October 1 to the 8th. Pat Benson, K0OO is our point of contact for this event.  Contact Pat at 202.620.8201 or at pz20003@gmail.com    

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