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NPOTA Activation by HacDC ARC Member

From KB3ZUK on 8/21/16 Good evening, all. I am happy to report that the family and I arrived safe and sound to Chincoteague Island, VA this afternoon and got the lay of the land. Hopefully, I will have a good nights rest and be ready for a full day of radio madness, activating Assateaque Island … Continue reading »

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National Parks On The Air @ The White House-Centennial Celebration

HacDC Amateur Radio Club will be “on the air” from President’s Park (NPOTA #DZ10) August 25, 2016.  We will be making contacts on 40-10 meter cw, ssb and digital modes from 14:00 UTC to 21:00 UTC.  (10 am to 5 pm local time).  We have been issued the special one by one call sign of … Continue reading »

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Spaceblimp Tuesdays @ HacDC 7PM

Spaceblimp Tuesday is a weekly gathering at HacDC and remote web conferencing where we invent and build the next HacDC high altitude balloon.  

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Sid NH7C speaking at HacDC August 10th @7:30pm

Sid NH7C  will be presenting on “Amateur Radio integration in Disasters”.  Sid is with the Department of Interior.

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Buddi-Pole Antenna and Elecraft K3 Mini Demonstration- July 27th @ 7:30pm

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 »

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Arrl Exam Session Monthly at our “Ham Shack”

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.  

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Anthony Stevens (DC CERT) speaking July 13th at 7:30 PM

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 »

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Arrl Field Day June 25-26

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.

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Arrl Kids Day/ National Parks on the Air at President’s Park (White House)

  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 »

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2016 CW Weekend June 3-5

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 »

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