Author Archives: Neil Gustafson

Operating course on Zoom begins Thursday, April 15

The National Electronics Museum is sponsoring its well-received Operating Course again starting April 15, 2021 and running each Thursday for 11 weeks from 6:30 to 9:30 EDST on Zoom.   There is no charge for participation.  The purpose of these classes … Continue reading

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BRATS Monthly Meetings

BRATS Monthly business meetings are the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. The BRATS Ragchew meetings (fourth Mondays) have been discontinued. Microsoft Teams meeting: Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or … Continue reading

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Revitalization of the Baltimore County ARES system

Efforts are underway to revitalize the Baltimore County ARES system. They are seeking hams to get involved with ARES in Baltimore county group.  An interim Emergency Coordinator is needed; also someone to design and host the MDC website. Please contact … Continue reading

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General Class course on Zoom

I am starting a General Class course on Zoom beginning Thursday, November 5, and running for 9 sessions.  Due to holiday breaks, the course ends Jan 21.   Sessions will start at 6:30, and run 3 hours.  No charge, of … Continue reading

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Bob Martin KC3FI – Silent Key

Bob Martin KC3FI Silent Key With deep sadness, we report the passing of long time avid ATV enthusiast Bob Martin KC3FI, last evening August 22, 2020. Comfortable with both HF and ATV, Bob was a frequent attendee of the nets … Continue reading

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ATV Quick Start II

Plenty has changed since 1995 when ATV Quick Start was written. Back then, nearly all Amateur Television (ATV) activity was with NTSC analog signals. Transistorized equipment from Tom W3ORG/PC Electronics was very widely used. Video cameras were typically VCR cast-offs … Continue reading

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BRATS Regular Meeting–Monday, June 8th. 7:00 pm. Dial-in is same as listed below. Be sure to join BRATSATV at groups.io for meeting announcement e-mails. Join online meeting https://meet.lync.com/sheehyautostores/kevinsherwood/U8QE1QYM Join by Phone +17036604565 (Dial-in Number) English (United States) Find a local … Continue reading

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BRATSATV at groups.io

Please join our BRATSATV e-mail group (for BRATS meeting announcements and special notices only). This replaces the former BRATSATV Yahoo Group. https://groups.io/g/BRATSATV

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Hello BRATS ATV Enthusiasts: T-MARC recently distributed a draft for proposed 70cm band plan changes. Since the draft includes passages of particular impact to ATV in that band, the enclosed response was sent from our club to T-MARC. To: T-MARCDate: … Continue reading

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BARC Fathers Day Hamfest

The 2019 Baltimore Amateur Radio Club Fathers Day Hamfest is June 16, 2019 8:00 am. to 2:00 pm. at the Arcadia Carnival Grounds in Upperco, MD . This is the last area hamfest before ARRL Field Day. http://w3ft.com/hamfest.htm

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