Damascus Volunteer Fire Department Activities Center Pavilion
10211 Lewis Dr, Damascus, MD 20872
Final Field Day 2019 Planning — June 19 meeting
Briefing by Tom W3TDH: Field Day grounding.
Field Day 2019 — June 5 meeting
Demonstration by Dennis KD6DPR: How to upload and work N1MM logging for Field Day.
Meeting attendees are encouraged to bring your laptops for more individual assistance.
Field Day 2019 — Action-packed May 15 meeting where we will
(1) plan for Field Day logistics and set-up (power, grounding, patch panel, etc.);
(2) develop band plan based on operating station requests;
(3) assign locations to operating stations;
(4) design "antenna farm", and
(5) identify and allocate equipment needed by club and by individual station operators.
— Recent Club Activity —
At our December 2018 Holiday Dinner Meeting, David W2LNX presented the MARC Service Award to Bob Ekman of the Rockville Science Center
for Bob's outstanding support of Amateur Radio at the Rockville Makerspace and Rockville Science Day.
Riley Hollingsworth K4ZDH, Vice Director, ARRL Atlantic Division, is presented with
a Lifetime Membership to the Montgomery Amateur Radio Club by Aleks W3JAG, in recognition
for Riley's outstanding contributions to Amateur Radio.
The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club and
the Rockville Science Center are having
free Technician license classes in the Rockville Memorial Library on six Saturday afternoons
from March 31, 2018 through May 5, 2018, with a public exam session on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
Terry W3EDS, Chair of the MARC Repeater Committee, presents Brad Spiers the MARC Service Award
for his outstanding support through the years to our VHF Relay Site in Reston, Virginia.
Brad was instrumental in bringing this relay site on line, allowing us to extend the coverage
of our VHF repeater system in the Washington Metro Area.
Tom W3TDH presented one of our new hams, Jamison KC3HKF, with the ARRL First Contact Award at our Oct 5 meeting.
Congratulations to Jamison and welcome to Amateur Radio!
Is it time to renew your MARC membership? Please renew and pay by paypal or credit card. If you prefer to pay by check, download the MARC membership form, fill it out and mail it in at the address provided on the form. Thank you so much for your continued support!
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