Category: Activities

Bloody Run Canoe and Kayak Support

This Saturday, BCARS provided communications support to the Bloody Run Canoe and Kayak Classic. Participants navigate a treacherous 5 mile stretch of the Bloody Run river through the Everett wilderness. This year, BCARS even had a maritime mobile station operating as…

N3B Special Event Station

On August 16th The Bedford County Amateur Radio Society (BCARS) commemorated a historic event with a Special Event Station N3B, as published in August QST.    During his time in office, President James Buchanan used the Bedford Springs Resort as…

Upcoming May Events

7th Annual Float For Charity Date: Saturday May 16, 2015 Time: 9:00 AM Registration.  12:00 PM Launch. Where:  Launch from Joe Ritchey Bridge, Tatesville, PA.  Take out at Cooper’s Recreation Area, Hopewell, PA 16650. Length: 10 Miles Benefiting: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital    On the 16th…

March 2014 Meeting Notes

March 2014 Meeting Notes Here’s what we discussed at this month’s meeting. A lot of upcoming events were discussed. Next month’s meeting (April 3rd) will take place at the Beford County CAP. Directions and times are on the Club Information page. Our…

Ham In A Day Success

Ham In A Day This Saturday (Dec 14th), the Bedford County Amateur Radio Society hosted its first ever “Ham In A Day”event. This provided an opportunity for people interested in Amateur Radio to attend a one day radio “boot camp” to…

Ham In A Day (2013)

“HAM IN DAY” WHAT: FCC Ham Radio VE Test Session WHEN: Saturday, December 14th starts at 8:00am WHERE: Bedford County Airport (in the Maintenance/Civil Air Patrol building) – map MORE: A flyer is available for download (PDF). FCC Amateur Radio Service Licensed…

Tower Projects

BCARS GLEN IS READY TO PUT HIS TOWER UP THIS SATURDAY.   WE WILL NEED ALL OF THE HELP WE CAN GET AS THIS WILL BE A LARGE PROJECT.  HE SAID ABOUT 10 AM WOULD BE A GOOD TIME TO…