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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Join us on Sunday June 21, 2015 for the BARC Father's Day hamfest in Upperco, MD. This exciting event features a giant flea market for traditional tailgating, QSL card checking, and food. Hours: 8 am.-noon. Location: the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company grounds, 16020 Carnival Avenue, Upperco, MD 21155. Contacts: Bill Dobson N3WD or Sharon Dobson K3DUH--410-842-5019, and email@example.com.
We had a blast as we operated as Special Event Station W3B from 8 PM EDT Friday, September 12th through 10 PM Sunday, September 14th commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. This was the actual 200th anniversary. Thank you to those operators who helped with the event. QSLs for W3B are only for this timeframe.
QSL any of our contacts (any on-air activity): US-send SASE; DX-send SAE w/$1USD or use the bureau). For any direct mailing, an SASE or postage is required. Our mailing address is "Baltimore Amateur Radio Club-W3FT, 12360 Owings Mills Blvd-Suite D, Reisterstown, MD 21136"; please mark your inbound envelope with the event name (if applicable). Logbook of the World is loaded promptly.
Upcoming Events and Meetings
Weather and Solar Data
For weather emergencies...
If the Repeater goes down, please try simplex as we will monitor BARC Simplex Frequency 146.550 mhz., 40M on 7.195Mhz, and 75M on 3.910Mhz
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The club meetings are normally on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. The first meeting is generally dedicated to club business and the third Wednesday is generally used for a program meeting of some kind. There are generally no meetings on the third Wednesday in December and January due to other club activities. All general club meetings begin at 7:30 PM. They are generally concluded by 9 PM, followed by a social period.
Other standing meetings are:
Fund Raising Committee - Second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the facility.
Board Of Directors Meeting - Fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the facility.
Schedule of Meetings and Events (all at the BARC Clubhouse (12360 Owings Mills Blvd. Reistertown, MD 21136) at 7:30 pm. unless otherwise noted):
-- Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- club meeting CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
-- Sunday, January 25, 2015 --Work party on Sunday beginning about 10 am. If we have people with trucks we will begin to move the racks over to the locker and get some items over there in advance of the facility closing. Please let Sharon K3DUH know if you will be able to help on Sunday and if you can help haul racks. The storage facility is approximately 2 miles from the BARC facility
-- TBD, Saturday -- a late afternoon later in January, 2015 -- Holiday party
-- Wednesday, February 4, 2015 -- club meeting
-- Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- club meeting
-- Saturday, March 7, 2015 -- clubhouse yard sale, mid-morning--afternoon (weather permitting)
-- Saturday, March 14, 2015 -- clubhouse yard sale, mid-morning--afternoon (weather permitting)
-- Saturday, March 14, 2015 -- club Auction, late afternoon
-- Saturday, March 21, 2015 -- clubhouse yard sale, mid-morning--afternoon (weather permitting)
-- Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- clubhouse yard sale, mid-morning--afternoon (weather permitting)
-- Sunday, June 21, 2015 -- BARC Father's Day Hamfest (Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company grounds in Upperco, MD--see above for full detail)
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