Public Service

The BRATS have a proud history of public service. Licensed amateurs (and other volunteers) are welcomed to help support popular events such as the Boy Scout Jamboree on the Air, various Multiple Sclerosis rides, and the Susan G. Komen Promise Ride. Events for the upcoming year are detailed below.

2021 Events
June 19 - Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge 2021, Easton, MD
June 26,27 - ARRL Field Day, Woodstock, MD
August 29 - Bike MS: Nation's Capital 2021, Purcelville, VA
October 16 - Boy Scout JOTA / JOTI, NS Savannah in Baltimore, MD

For more information on volunteering for any of the above events, please visit our Contact Us page or email us at


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 either Chris Van Winkle or Don Jennings  Lets get this going folks!!