Field Day 2023

Join us in the Nation’s Capital for the biggest Amateur Radio outdoor operating event of the year!

The HacDC Amateur Radio Club will be operating an ARRL Field Day station on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) in Washington, DC. Event setup begins on Friday June 23, and we will begin operating on Saturday June 24, at 2pm. The event continues for a full 24 hours of operating time until Sunday afternoon on June 26th.

Be sure to follow the W3HAC Reflector for the latest news pertaining to this event!


W3HAC Field Day Site at AFRH

Same as last year, our club will be operating in the picnic area near the AFRH golf course in a Northwestern portion of the grounds. We will be running several stations operating on multiple bands for the full duration of event. There will be food, beverages, station shelters, restrooms, 24-hour access, and participants are invited to stay overnight!



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W3HAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization welcoming all those interested in amateur radio in and around the Washington D.C., at all levels of licensing and from every walk of life.


HacDC @ St. Stephen’s
1525 Newton St NW, Washington DC 20010

Join us on 2 meters

Monday nights at 8pm we host a weekly net on the K3MRC repeater at 145.430 (-) PL 114.8Hz.

Missed Monday?

Most of us are on K3MRC the rest of the week too, or try us on simplex at 146.520.


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We also run a WhatsApp group for D.C. Hams looking to finger chat.

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