JFK Ultramarathon It’s going to be Cold

Every year we have a local ultramarathon named after President Kennedy. During this event the local amateur radio club is called to provide safety communications. Amateurs throughout the area including myself volunteer for radio communications for this race. I am stationed at the second aid station at the top of a mountain. After my bitter […]

The 2014 Great Hagerstown Hamfest is Right Around the Corner

It’s that time of year again for the Great Hagerstown Hamfest this Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Hagerstown Hamfest is a classic hamfest featuring tailgating, vendors, forums, refreshments, and a VE testing session. That’s not all of course. The Great Hagerstown Hamfest has a few exclusive features. First we have cake, and this isn’t any […]