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Pico Ballooning on the West Coast

I am still fly balloons but now from Berkeley. I have taken up pico ballooning using cheap party balloons and homebrew trackers. My last flight lasted almost 2 weeks and landed on the ground in Turkmenistan and it’s last packet was received in Finland. All on 10 mW of solar powered 20 m WSPR. Check … Continue reading »

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Remote controlled HF station

HacDC Amateur Radio Club remote controlled HF Station includes a Kenwood TS-590S, a Cushcraft A3S three element yagi (20 15 10 meters) and a M2 seven element Six meter yagi at 65ft. $200.00 annual membership contact w3hac.hacdc@gmail.com (visit www.remotehams.com for software download)

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Malawi and Comoro Island Dxpedtion by K6ZO

December 12, 2020 Don Jones has returned from Africa. He spent 55 days in Malawi and 9 days in the Union of Comores. Don made a total of 16,000+ contacts. He is licensed as 7Q6M in Malawi and D60AB in Comores. This is my antenna system in Malawi…A Hex-beam covering 20-17-15-12-10 meters and a 40 … Continue reading »

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Malawi Dxpedition November 21 to 28, 2019

Members of HacDC Amateur Radio Club will be operating from Embangweni in Northern Malawi.  Look for us on 160 to 10 meters, SSB, CW, and digital modes.  We will be participating in the CQ World Wide CW Contest.  Our call sign is 7Q6M.  For more information, visit qrz.com/db/7q6m

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YOTA 2018 SOUTH AFRICA August 8-15

HacDC Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring two youngsters from Malawi and two youngsters from Uganda, who will be participating in “Youngsters on the Air” Summer Camp in South Africa.  This is a week long event providing youngsters between the ages of 16-25 the opportunity to learn more about amateur radio and to meet other young … Continue reading »

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Malawi Amateur Radio operator visits HacDC Amateur Radio Club

We had the opportunity to host Junior Nyirongo, 7Q7JN from Malawi Republic.  This picture was taken at the Montgomery Amateur Radio Club dinner in Rockville, MD.  Junior works at Embangweni Mission Hospital in Northern Malawi.

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Visiting the “Goat Farm” Contest station NR4M Presentation Wednesday, March 14th @ 7:30pm

I will be giving a presentation on my trip to “The Goat Farm” Contest Station, which is located on a 60+ acre ranch in Locust, VA.  Visit NR4M.com       

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Holiday Fun – Potluck Dinner Meeting Tonight

Hello, all. As a reminder, we will be having our pot-luck holiday dinner meeting tonight, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the club. I am looking forward to seeing you all there. 73 de Jeff / KB3ZUK  

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Special Event Presentation Planned for October 21, 2017

The HacDC Amateur Radio Club is planning for a very special presentation to be held on October 21, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.  This event was originally scheduled for May, but was cancelled on the day of the event due to rain.  We are finalizing our official … Continue reading »

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HacDC ARC Again in Partnership with the National Park Service Through Use of Amateur Radio – International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend / August 19-20, 2017

HacDC ARC Again in Partnership with the National Park Service Through Use of Amateur Radio – International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend / August 19-20, 2017 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 … Continue reading »

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