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Meeting Location Change Cancelled; Continue to meet at Wegman's

BARC W3FT
 

PLEASE DISREGARD RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS OR PLANS FOR A NEW MEETING SITE.   Club meetings will continue on the first Wednesday of each month at the Wegman’s at 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030 at 7:00 pm. sharp (upstairs eating area). Many arrive at 6:30 pm. or so to purchase dinner or a beverage followed by informal chit-chat prior to the meeting. WiFi is available in the meeting area.  The Groups.io facility for editing the calendar is a bit fussy; sorry for any extraneous postings. W3FT BARC

Updated Event: Monthly meeting #cal-invite

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Monthly meeting

When:
Wednesday, 2 January 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
(UTC-05:00) America/New York
Repeats: Monthly on the first Wednesday

Where:
Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description:
Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month at the Wegman’s at 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030 at 7:00 pm. sharp (upstairs eating area). Many arrive at 6:30 pm. or so to purchase dinner or a beverage followed by informal chit-chat prior to the meeting. WiFi is available in the meeting area. PLEASE DISREGARD RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS OF A NEW MEETING SITE. We will continue to meet at Wegman’s for now.

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 01/08/2020 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-05:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting.  ### NOTE, the January meeting is one week later than normal due to the holiday. ###

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 01/08/2020 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-05:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting.  ### NOTE, the January meeting is one week later than normal due to the holiday. ###

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 12/04/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-05:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 12/04/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-05:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 11/06/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-05:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 11/06/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-05:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 10/02/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

* * * Fiscal Year 2020 begins on October 1, 2019; all memberships expire as of that date. Fiscal Year 2020 membership dues can now be paid. Please see the club webpage for details on how to send payment to maintain your membership.  Your $20 dues (check or cash) can be made at a monthly meeting. Thank you for your support. * * *

Do you have old equipment gathering dust?  We are a 501(c)3 organization and will gratefully accept donations of equipment for reuse by licensed hams to get them on the air.  Contact us at w3ft67 @ yahoo.com for details.

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 10/02/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

* * * Fiscal Year 2020 begins on October 1, 2019; all memberships expire as of that date. Fiscal Year 2020 membership dues can now be paid. Please see the club webpage for details on how to send payment to maintain your membership.  Your $20 dues (check or cash) can be made at a monthly meeting. Thank you for your support. * * *

Do you have old equipment gathering dust?  We are a 501(c)3 organization and will gratefully accept donations of equipment for reuse by licensed hams to get them on the air.  Contact us at w3ft67 @ yahoo.com for details.

Updated Event: Monthly meeting - Wednesday, 2 October 2019 #cal-invite

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Monthly meeting

When:
Wednesday, 2 October 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description:
Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

* * * Fiscal Year 2020 begins on October 1, 2019; all memberships expire as of that date. Fiscal Year 2020 membership dues can now be paid. Please see the club webpage for details on how to send payment to maintain your membership.  Your $20 dues (check or cash) can be made at a monthly meeting. Thank you for your support. * * *

Do you have old equipment gathering dust?  We are a 501(c)3 organization and will gratefully accept donations of equipment for reuse by licensed hams to get them on the air.  Contact us at w3ft67 @ yahoo.com for details.

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 09/04/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: W3FT Baltimore Amateur Radio Club w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

* * * Fiscal Year 2020 begins on October 1, 2019; all memberships expire as of that date. Fiscal Year 2020 membership dues can now be paid. Please see the club webpage for details on how to send payment to maintain your membership.  Your $20 dues (check or cash) can be made at a monthly meeting. Thank you for your support. * * *

Several club members have reported issues with their HF rigs that are beyond their scope for repair.  If you know of someone within driving distance that repairs name-brand HF radios, please forward that information to the club e-mail address: w3ft67@... so that it can be shared.  That information will be of great value.  Also, if you have info on out-of-the-area repair shops with whom you are comfortable, please provide that information also.  Thank you!

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 09/04/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: W3FT Baltimore Amateur Radio Club w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

* * * Fiscal Year 2020 begins on October 1, 2019; all memberships expire as of that date. Fiscal Year 2020 membership dues can now be paid. Please see the club webpage for details on how to send payment to maintain your membership.  Your $20 dues (check or cash) can be made at a monthly meeting. Thank you for your support. * * *

Several club members have reported issues with their HF rigs that are beyond their scope for repair.  If you know of someone within driving distance that repairs name-brand HF radios, please forward that information to the club e-mail address: w3ft67@... so that it can be shared.  That information will be of great value.  Also, if you have info on out-of-the-area repair shops with whom you are comfortable, please provide that information also.  Thank you!

ARCNEM Technician License Classes--Linthicum, MD

BARC W3FT
 

Hello:
The Fall edition of an excellent Technician Class license course will be held at the National Electronics Museum beginning Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019. The course will run for 7 weeks. Classes are held in Pioneer Hall (1745 West Nursery Road Linthicum, MD 21090) from 6:30 - 9:30PM local time. It is recommended that you arrive 15 minutes early for the first evening to handle registration.
  Text for the course is the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th. Edition--available at Amazon.  This course will be followed by classes for the General and Extra Class license, for those interested.  Instructor is Rol K3RA.  Contact: roland.anders (at) comcast.net .  410-796-4792.

The BARC webpage has been reconstructed and updated using WordPress.  Check it out if you have not visited the pages recently.
73 Neil W3ZQI -- BARC

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 08/07/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 08/07/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 07/03/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Monthly meeting - Wed, 07/03/2019 7:00pm-8:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Monthly meeting

When: Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Wegman's Hunt Valley Mall 122 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030, upstairs dining area

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Monthly club meeting of the Baltimore Amateur Radio Club.  Many arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of time to purchase supper and/or a beverage then dine/chit-chat with other club members ahead of the meeting. Bring a friend; membership is not required for attending.  http://w3ft.com

Upcoming Event: Fathers Day Hamfest - Sun, 06/16/2019 8:00am-2:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Fathers Day Hamfest

When: Sunday, 16 June 2019, 8:00am to 2:00pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:Arcadia Firegrounds 16020 Carnival Ave. Upperco, MD 21155

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Organizer: w3ft67@...

Description: Sunday, June 21, 2018 -- BARC Father's Day Hamfest and Marketplace at Arcadia Firegrounds 16020 Carnival Ave. Upperco, MD 21155 8:00 am.- 2:00 pm.  This tailgating event is generally the last area hamfest before ARRL Field Day.  Plenty of free parking.
  Volunteers for the event are greatly appreciated; work two hours and receive free admission; let us know ahead of time if you are available at our e-mail address.  This year we have in-door plumbing!  Tasty Treats manned by Mr. Nick (snacks/beverages/sandwiches) will again be there.

ARRL Field Day 2019 with Steve KA3ZMN

Neil W3ZQI
 

Hello All:
  Steve KA3ZMN has again extended an invitation to BARC members to participate in ARRL Field Day at a comfortable location near Randallstown.  With several radios set up, there will be plenty of opportunity for air time.  Antenna and radio setup will begin on Saturday morning; the on-air portion of the event will begin at 2:00 pm. and may continue well into Sunday depending upon interest and level of participation.  Since the particular event is not open to the general public, you must contact Steve directly at KA3ZMN@... for location and full details.  73 Neil W3ZQI