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BRATS 2017 Public Service updates

2017 Events April 8 – Hunt Valley – MS 5k Walk May 13 – BRATS Balloon launch June 17-18 – MS 150 Chesapeake Challenge, Easton, MD June 24 – Susan G. Komen Promise Ride, Annapolis, MD October 20-21 – Jamboree … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Licensing Course

The Montgomery Amateur Radio Club is offering a free amateur radio Technician license class at the Rockville Memorial Library for six Sundays on March 26, April 2, April 9, April 23, April 30, May 7, 2017 from 1:30 PM to … Continue reading

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BRATS 2017 Schedule

2017 Events April – MS 5k Walk; details to follow May 13 – BRATS Balloon launch June 17-18 – MS 150 Chesapeake Challenge, Easton, MD June 24 – Susan G. Komen Promise Ride, Annapolis, MD September – MS Challenge Walk, … Continue reading

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SK W3WWV

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we report on the passing of one of BRATS’ founders, Heru W3WWV. Visiting hours at Singleton’s Funeral Home, Glen Burnie, Tuesday, Oct 25, 3-5 and 7-9 PM. Memorial service Wednesday at 1:00 … Continue reading

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BRATS Host Successful JOTA Aboard the NS Savannah!

The Baltimore Radio Amateur Television society hosted its 4th annual Ernie L. Walker Memorial Jamboree on the Air, introducing over 200 Scouts and family members to amateur radio. The BRATS would like to offer our sincere thanks to Erhard Koehler … Continue reading

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Susan G Komen Promise Ride

The BRATS will be supporting the Susan G Komen foundation for its inaugural Promise Ride, a Metric Century (66 mi) “woods and water” ride through Anne Arundel county, MD, on Saturday, June 25. For more details, please contact brats@bratsatv.org. 73, … Continue reading

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BRATS Meeting 5/16 at Greene Turtle

The May meeting of the BRATS will be held 5/16 at 7 pm at the Owings Mills Greene Turtle. Hope to see you there!

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BARC W3FT Hamfest

The 2016 Baltimore Amateur Radio Club hamfest will be held Sunday, June 19, at the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company from 8 am until 2 pm. For more information, please visit the BARC Hamfest page.

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BRATS Activate Ft. McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine for NPOTA

The BRATS activated Ft. McHenry for National Parks on the air, setting up two stations and making contacts throughout the continent. Thanks to WA3AER, K0RYX, K9FXY, and KB3SKN for their attendance and equipment to help us bring this station on … Continue reading

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Special Guest 4/25 Meeting at Liberty Road VFC

Please join us for the April meeting of the BRATS at Liberty Road Volunteer Fire Company as we welcome Stephen Hamilton KJ5HY. The meeting begins at 7 pm. In 2011, the United States Military Academy began a Balloon Satellite program … Continue reading

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