Welcome to the
ARRL Maryland-District of Columbia (MDC)
Section Web Page

  • Section Manager: James E. (Jim) Cross, III - WI3N


    <WI3N@ARRL.ORG>

  • Please send any website comments or content suggestions to my Assistant Section Manager: E. Allen (Al) Brown, KZ3AB


    <KZ3AB@ARRL.NET>



 
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  •  "Read the Rules - Heed the Rules" at W3BEInformed.org.
        Click the above link for John (W3BE) Johnston's answers to the FCC's R&R Questions.
        Mister Johnston retired from the FCC and was one of the people who wrote the rules.

     

    Recent MDC Section Media Coverage and announcements

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    General Information

  • So, you want to be a ham?   Click here to find where Amateur Radio Classes are being held in your area!
  • Monthly MDC Section-wide Echolink Net Information

  • WINLINK 2000 (WL2K) Radio E-mail System Overview  
  • WINLINK 2000 (WL2K) Airmail Installation and Set Up Instructions (in MS PowerPoint format)  
  • Public Service Activity Reports (PSARs)
  • WAS and DXCC Local QSL Card Checkers
  • T-MARC, The Mid-Atlantic Repeater Council. Repeater Coordinations
  • Basic Traffic Handling Instructions - CW
  • Basic Traffic Handling Instructions - Voice  
  • ARRL AT 100: A Century of Ham Radio" (A 25 minute video.)

  • A Video "Discovering Amateur Radio" (Full Version - 32+ minutes)

  • Do you want to learn the International Morse Code?    If so, click here
  • ARRL Affiliated Club SEARCH
  • US Amateur Frequency Allocations Chart
  • VOICE of AMERICA   (VOA) Public Tours - FREE! or dial +1-202-552-1258 for an audio tour!
  • A bit of VOA History - "First Broadcast News Organization on the Internet
  • ECAC Documents
  • Special Items

     

    Choosing a Ham Radio can be frustrating, this ARRL guide makes it easier.

    Click on the icon above for more information.

     

    Click here for Links to MDC Section ARES ® /RACES Websites

    Links to ARRL MDC Section Affiliated Amateur Radio Clubs

                    

  • AERO Amateur Radio Club -W3PGA-
  • Anne Arundel Radio Club -W3VPR-
  • Antietam Radio Association -W3CWC-  
  • Baltimore Amateur Radio Club -W3FT-  
  • Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society (BRATS) 
  • Boumi Temple (Shriners) Amateur Radio Club
  • Calvert Amateur Radio Association -K3CAL-  
  • Carroll County Amateur Radio Club, Inc -K3PZN-  
  • Carroll County Contesters -WY3P-
  • Charles County Amateur Radio Club -K3SMD-  
  • Chesapeake Amateur Television Society (CATS) -W3BAB-  
  • Chesapeake Bay Radio Association (CBRA) Amateur Radio Club -WA3SFJ-
  • Columbia Amateur Radio Association -K3CUJ-  
  • Damascus Emergency Communications Team (DECT)
  • Delmarva Amateur Radio Club  
  • Easton Amateur Radio Society -K3EMD-
  • Foundation for Amateur Radio
  • Fort Washington Amateur Radio Club

  • Frederick Amateur Radio Club -K3ERM-
  • Free State Amateur Radio Club -K3IVO-
  • Green Mountain Repeater Association (GMRA) -K3GMR & W3GMR-
  • HacDC Amateur Radio Club -W3HAC-
  • Heritage Harbour Amateur Radio Society
  • Kent Amateur Radio Society -K3ARS-  
  • Laurel Amateur Radio Club -W3LRC-  
  • Maryland FM Association
  • Maryland Mobileers Amateur Radio Club -W3CU-   
  • Mid Atlantic DX and Repeater Association (MADXRA) -K3MAD-  
  • Montgomery Amateur Radio Club -KV3B-  
  • Mountain Amateur Radio Club (MARC) -W3YMW-  
  • National Capitol DX Association  
  • National Electronics Museum Amateur Radio Club -K3NEM-  
  • Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC)  
  • Prince George's Amateur Radio Emergency Service (PGARES)
  • Southern Maryland Amateur Radio Club  
  • Southern Maryland APRS Group
  • St. Mary's County Amateur Radio Association -K3HKI-  
  • TMARC - The Middle Atlantic FM & Repeater Council
  • Tri County Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
  • United States Department of State Amateur Radio Club -W3DOS-
  • University of Maryland Amateur Radio Association at College Park -W3EAX-  
  • Voice of America Amateur Radio Club -K3VOA-  
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    Links to the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Headquarters  

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  • ARRL Public Service Communications Manual
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  • ARRL ARES E-Letter Online
  • ARRL Letter Online
  • Hamfest & Convention Database
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  • Links to Related Sites

  • FCC Services: Amateur Radio  
  • National Weather Service Baltimore / Washington Forecast Office  
  • SKYWARN™ Training -- Scheduled Classes in Our Area  
  • AMSAT - The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation