The Special Event and Presentation scheduled for today, Saturday, May 6, 2017 starting at 1400 HRS (1800 HRS UTC) at Rock Creek Park, featuring Stuart Thomas, KB1HQS, has been postponed due to rain local to the event that appears will not clear on time for needed advance set-up. A rain-date will be established and published … Continue reading
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
If you happen to be traveling to the DC area for any reason, we are providing the attached frequency list as a courtesy reference for hams who may be frequenting the popular tourist area of the National Mall and want to know what frequencies work in the area. Our own club’s repeater (W3HAC) has only, … Continue reading
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-
Please join HacDC in a National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) activation…with a twist! Question: How do you activate the National Mall without stepping foot on the lawn? Answer: By activating a unit maintained by the National Mall park! You are invited to join the HacDC Amateur Radio Club (W3HAC) as we take amateur radio … Continue reading
Club member Jim Talens – N3JT was recently interviewed at his home station by the CBS Washington DC affiliate television station Channel 9 WUSA. He had the opportunity to discuss the history and continued use of Morse Code (CW) as a method of communications and why it is very useful in emergency situations. Click the … Continue reading
HacDC Amateur Radio Club is partnering with Montgomery Amateur Radio Club and the Kid’s Museum at the Silver Spring Maker Faire September 25, 2016. This event runs from 12PM to 5PM. This event is held at the SILVER SPRING CIVIC CENTER, 1 VETERANS PLACE, SILVER SPRING, MD, 20910 Maker Faire Silver Spring: Maker Faire Silver … Continue reading
HacDC Amateur Radio Club will be qrv on six meters with a M2 seven element 6 meter mono band yagi beam. Our station can be accessed online using remotehams.com client software.
Please follow the below listed link to go to the “QSO Today” Amateur Radio Podcast page and listen to Susan as she is interviewed for episode 109 of the program. http://www.qsotoday.com/podcasts/w7kfi
HacDC Amateur Radio Club activated NPOTA #DZ10 ” The White House”. This event was held on August 25, 2016, celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. A special call sign “W3H” was issued for this event. Pictured (left to right) Pat K0OO, John KB3EBN, Phil KC3HMY, and Scott KI4YOE.