Maker Faire Silver Spring September 25th

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HacDC Amateur Radio Club is partnering with Montgomery Amateur Radio Club and the Kid’s Museum at the Silver Spring Maker Faire September 25, 2016.   This event runs from 12PM to 5PM. This event is held at the SILVER SPRING CIVIC CENTER, 1 VETERANS PLACE, SILVER SPRING, MD, 20910

Maker Faire Silver Spring: Maker Faire Silver Spring is a free, family-friendly event that brings together Makers of all types for a spectacular display of art, science, technology, craft and engineering. It is being presented by KID Museum, a new museum in Montgomery County dedicated to inspiring the next generation of innovators.

  • Make
  • Tinker
  • Build
  • Invent

National Park Service 100th Birthday Celebration

HacDC Amateur Radio Club operated from President’s Park (White House) August 25, 2016, celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service.  We operated 20 and 40 meter ssb and cw from NPOTA # DZ10 “The White House”.   A special callsign of W3H was issued for this event.  Pictured (left to right) Pat, K0OO, John, KB3EBN, Phil KC3HMY, and Scott KI4YOE.

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Anthony Stevens DC-CERT Speaking July 13th 7:30 pm

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Anthony Stevens from the DC Government will be speaking about the CERT program.  Serve DC’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer program trains citizens to be better prepared to respond to emergencies in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can  provide critical support to first responders, immediate assistance to victims and can help organize spontaneous  volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the community safety.

CERT training is free and open to anyone who lives, works or congregates in the District of Columbia. Classes include:

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Safety
  • Medical Operations and First Aid
  • Search and Rescue
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Terrorism

Arrl Field Day June 25-26

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HacDC Amateur Radio Club is participating in Arrl Field Day.  Please join us June 25-26 at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington DC.   Set up begins Saturday June 25th at 11 am.  Contact us at email hidden; JavaScript is required for details.