Kent Amateur Radio Society

Chestertown, Maryland Kent County, USA

Established 1986

Category Archives: Events

Jamboree on the Air  2016

Jamboree on the Air 2016

This year’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) took place at the Chestertown American Legion.  The KARS EMCOMM trailer was there Saturday afternoon October 15th.  KARS member Chris Cote, KE5NJ taught the Merit Badge Class and Paul Gerhardt, from the QA Radio Club, manned the HF station in the trailer. Continue Reading

Rock Hall Triathlon 2016

Rock Hall Triathlon 2016

KARS had a successful weekend October 1st and 2nd, providing communications at the Rock Hall Triathlon.  The day started early on Saturday and ended late.  Then we all came back again on Sunday to do it all over again! The event went smoothly with Jamie (KC3CUV) and Richard (K3JB) at Net Control and about 10… Continue Reading

Field Day 2016 at Massey Aerodrome

Field Day 2016 at Massey Aerodrome

This year the Kent County Amateur Radio Society held it’s annual field Day at the Massey Aerodrome.  With more space, interesting views and fantastic weather – we all had a great time!  Operating under battery, generator and solar power, the club made over 450 contacts – 240 of those were CW  by Paul KC8GPR.  See… Continue Reading

Command Rally 2015

Command Rally 2015

Bill, N3DOU, took the Emergency command trailer to the Maryland Command and Communications Rally, which was held this past Thursday, October 8, at BWI. Continue Reading

Net Control from the parking lot

Check this out!  Club member Paul, KC8GPR, kindly sent us these photos of his portable setup.  Paul is one of our Net Controllers for the club’s Tuesday Night Net.  In order to get a good signal, which he can’t get from his home, he takes his equipment where he can – in his car. Continue Reading

KARS is a 501 C3 non-profit corporation. We regularly offer our communication services to local county public events. If you would like to participate, join our organization, or request our services, please contact us.

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 7:00PM @Heron Point