Welcome to the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club
The Baltimore Amateur Radio Club is a non-profit public service organization, organized under the laws of the State of Maryland. We are recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization, and are registered with the Secretary of State of the State of Maryland as a non-profit organization. For information on donations please contact us.
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Don't forget the BRATS (Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society) annual Holiday party/meeting at the Pikesville Library, Monday December 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm. All BARC members are invited to attend. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Skywarn Training Class: was held October 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm. and taught by Jerry Cimildora N3VBJ. Thank you Jerry!!!.
Join us at game time to watch the Super Bowl XLVII Champion Baltimore Ravens play their weekly games. - View the games with your friends at the BARC Clubhouse on the wallsize projection screen--that's the way to watch a football game!
Our club station, W3FT has been selected for the Baltimore sister event commemorating the writing of our National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner in 1812. Look for us on the HF bands during Independence Week (July 4th.) of 2014.
Maryland DC QSO Party Results by W3FT:
Worked 48 states (missed Delaware and Alaska). We worked 18 Maryland Counties and 9 DX stations. 760 contacts - 15 clubs, 52 Mobiles, 40 QRP and 653 Standard Stations for a total of 97,090 points. Thanks to Art, KB3ZNL, he made 70 contacts and N3WD Bill made the other 670.
ARRL Field Day was June 22-23, 2013. This is the largest on-air amateur radio event in North America. We again enjoyed using the clubhouse with all the comforts of air conditioning, electrical power, food, and restroom facilities. Field Day details
Frank Donovan W3LPL's 1921 Trans Atlantic Tests Webinar Presentation (BARC meeting May 1, 2013).
BARC Clubhouse Radio Room Training Session. - Cool; sixteen people attended this informative session conducted by Bill N3WD on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Both licensed hams and interested parties, new to ham radio, participated to learn propagation and the workings of the club radio room. All-in-all, a great event for BARC! Perhaps we can do a follow-on event.
We look forward to seeing you again for our 2014 Greater Baltimore Hamboree on Saturday April 5, 2014 8:30 am-4:00 pm. The 2014 event includes the Maryland Emergency Preparedness Expo (more vendors, many new items of interest). The Hamboree includes free Amateur Radio License examinations!
BARC Auction - The auction was held on Saturday Jan 19, 2013. Thank you to all who came out and made this a successful event!
Special Event Station -- Opening of the War of 1812. W3FT was on the air Saturday June 16, 2012 and Sunday June 17, 2012. Wow, over 1,616 contacts! Full event and QSL details
BARC Repeater is available for anyone to use. The repeater has a primary input
146.07 Mhz and output is 146.67. The output PL tone is 107.2.
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This page was last updated 12/02/2013 Copyright (c) 2013 Baltimore Amateur Radio Club