Amateur Radio – Ham Radio


October Hamfest – Howard County Fairgrounds

October Hamfest – Howard County Fairgrounds- 2016 This October Hamfest was held on Sunday the 9th. The Ticket Stub indicates this was the Columbia Amateure Radio Association’s Carafest 2016. The Hamfest was a great one! There were plenty of commercial vendors and private vendors. The indoor hall was occupied by commercial vendors, TMARC, and the CARA table. A second covered area, […]

Digital Image of a Carafest 2016 Ticket

Berryville Hamfest – Well Organized – Excellent Weather – August 7 – 2016

Berryville Hamfest – Attended August 7,  2016 Below are a series of images taken with an Iphone. Check the post below for an image showing my tracks. It took 1.5 hours to cruise tables, tailgaters, commercial and private vendors. The map represents 3 miles of walking! Not all areas are covered in the images below, but there is a nice selection! This […]


Image at - Baltimore Amateur Radio Club's Father's Day Hamfest - Commercial Vendor and Club Table Area

Sunday Hamfest – Baltimore Amateur Radio Club’s Hamfest

Sunday Hamfest was held at the Arcadia Vol. Fire Co. Carnival Grounds in Upperco, Maryland. There was a good line of tailgaters on Father’s Day – June 19, 2016! People were checking out an buying rigs, antennas, cable and many other odds and ends! Under the pavilion were commercial vendors like Sauder Electronics. They appeared to be busy! The the Baltimore Amateur […]


Worm in a Notebook

The Great Hagerstown Hamfest – Attended May 7, 2016

The Great Hagerstown Hamfest! On Saturday I had the chance to attend the Great Hagerstown Hamfest. The weather was pretty nice. Usually cloudy, intermittent Sunshine and No Rain! Most vendors and/or tailgaters were under cover. A few outside under umbrellas! There were plenty of sellers and buyers. Everything from cables,, connectors, radios, phones, computers, antennas, cabinets, tubes and batteries were being […]


Baltimore Repeater Audio Mp3 file Scans of 2 m & 70 cm

Baltimore Repeater Audio Mp3 file Scans of 2 m & 70 cm (Scans may include Baltimore, Maryland Area,  Pennsylvania York, Dauphin, & Lancaster County) (scans are recorded in voice activated mode) Recent Recordings…. April 25, 2016 (HF) – http://ab3bo.com/ar/balscanmr.mp3 April 25-26, 2016 – http://ab3bo.com/ar/balscan425-26mr.mp3 April 25, 2016 – http://ab3bo.com/ar/balscan425BC.mp3 April 23, 2016 – http://ab3bo.com/ar/bbalscan423.mp3 April 16, 2016 – http://ab3bo.com/ar/balscan416a1.mp3 April 15-16, 2016 – http://ab3bo.com/ar/balscan0415-1616.mp3 April 15, 2016 […]