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Welcome to our webpage

We meet monthly by Zoom at 7:00 pm. on the first Wednesday of the month. Click for meeting information. Club membership is not required for attendance. May 2024 meeting presentation: National Electronics Museum by Tim Titus W1TRT Father’s Day Hamfest … Continue reading

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Member Profile: Benjamin “Bud” Governale W3LL

So how did a kid from Brooklyn, N.Y. get involved with amateur radio. I was a resident student at my high school in the upper reaches of the Bronx. That means I lived there along with the Marist order of … Continue reading

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FREE On-Line Amateur Radio Operating Class

A free, weekly, 3-hour Amateur Radio Operating Class on Zoom will begin on Thursday April 4 and run through June 20 at 6:30 PM Eastern time.  The presenters will be various experienced folks in the various subjects. A detailed syllabus … Continue reading

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BARC Adopts HamClubOnline

We are pleased to announce adoption of HamClubOnline for our club administrative activities. This innovative web-based software from K6VEC Amateur Radio Group Inc., provides most all functions necessary to relieve club officers of various tasks, enabling them to get back … Continue reading

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Robert Heil K9EID (SK)

Audio and amateur radio pioneer Bob Heil K9EID passed away on February 28, 2024. Bob was a great visionary in audio high fidelity and made numerous contributions into the electronics and amateur radio industries. Heil microphones are among the highest … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Amateur Television Society (CATS) weekly net on W3FT repeater 146.67-

Our wide-area 2-meter FM repeater W3FT is the meeting place for the weekly CATS ATV Net, each Wednesday evening at 9:00 pm. and frequently at other hours for informal contacts. Amateur Television (ATV) began in use by radio amateurs even … Continue reading

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Jim WB3DJU Honored By Collins Collectors Association

Long time BARC member Jim Green WB3DJU (standing in photograph) was honored at the 2022 Dayton Hamvention with Lifetime Membership bestowed upon him by the Collins Collectors Association. Click on “Read More” to see full article and photograph. Jim is … Continue reading

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Robert (Bob) A. Rampolla W3RAR, SK

With deep sadness we announce the passing of fellow Baltimore area radio amateur Robert (Bob) A. Rampolla W3RAR on Saturday April 30, 2022. Bob was a contester and also loved working digital modes. Most recent activities were in POTA (Parks … Continue reading

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Chuck Nemec K3VPZ, Silent Key

With deep sadness we announce the recent passing of fellow Baltimore area radio amateur Chuck Nemec K3VPZ. He died from congestive heart failure. Chuck was a CW guy and loved working DX. First licensed in 1962, he accomplished much over … Continue reading

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Joseph Cotton W3TTT, SK 07/31/2021

With deep sadness we announce the passing of fellow radio amateur Joe Cotton W3TTT on July 31, 2021. An avid project builder, amateur radio enthusiast and mentor, he leaves behind many friends. We thank him for service to our club … Continue reading

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John Chitwood, K3RGB, SK

K3RGB John S. ChitwoodSt Petersburg, FL  QCWA # 32728Chapter |32|20|222| First Call: KN3RGB issued in 1961 Got interested in shortwave radio when my grandfather brought a 17 tube Zenith radio (broadcast band to 18 MHz) to my parents. home in the mid-1950s. … Continue reading

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