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October 6th Meeting will not be held
During the last meeting the membership voted to replace the Christmas Dinner with an October picnic. Similarly to the way we replace the second meeting with the Christmas Dinner, the picnic will replace the first meeting. More information will soon be emailed and posted.

News

2020 Hiram Percy Maxim Special Event Station

HPM_Portrait.jpegThe Antietam Radio Association of Hagerstown, MD is sponsoring a special event station, W3HPM, honoring Hiram Percy Maxim's 151st birthday.

W3HPM will be on the air August 29-30, and September 2, 2020 between 2:00 pm EDT and 9:00 pm EDT on the 20, 40, and 80 meter bands.  Operation will be voice with some CW.

Special event QSL cards will be available for your QSO and a SASE.  Send requests to Antietam Radio Association, PO Box 52, Hagerstown, MD  21741-0052.

Amateur Radio (Ham) Testing Session

small_ARA_Logo.pngCoronavirus related information:

Masks may be required
Pre-registration required
Contact Brian, Amatuer Radio Call SIgn W3PDW, at W3PDW@arrl.net to register, and for more detailed information. General (pre Covid-19) testing session requirements and a map to St. John's are below.
 

September 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET

Cost: $15

141 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
 

1.  A legal photo ID (driver’s license, passport)

      2.  If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification:
           a. non-photo ID/driver's license (some states still have them)
           b. birth certificate (must have the appropriate seal)
           c. social security card
           d. library card
           e. utility bill, bank statement or other business correspondence that
               specifically names the person; or a postmarked envelope addressed
               to the person at his or her current mailing address as it appears on
               the Form 605.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 18:00

Cable Xperts extends and expands offer; ARA gets 10% back, you get 10% off!

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Until June 30, 2020 July 30, 2020 Cable Xperts will donate 10% of all sales made back to the ARA, plus apply 10% discount to the order!  A win-win! Read the updated article by Steve, WA8EIH, detailing the revised program for more information on how you may take advantage of this great promotion!