Welcome to the homepage for the UMBC Amateur Radio Club, located on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
The UMBC radio club exists to explore the ham radio interests of college students at UMBC. You do not need a license to be a member of the club. Please browse our site to learn more about us. Read our blog for a recap of the club's happenings and a summary of our weekly meetings. If you have any questions or want more info about the club, email any of the club officers listed on the left side of the screen.
Weekly meetings are at 6:30 PM on Tuesdays in Tech 2 behind the TRC building.
- Summer 2014 Meetings!
Join us at one of our weekly meetings this summer. Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm every Tuesday in the TEC2 trailer.
- 2014 ARRL Field Day
Once again, we will be participating in the 2014 ARRL Field Day this year. We will be setting up Friday evening, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, and Saturday morning starting at 10:00 am. Our current plan is to operate from the start of the event, 2:00 pm Saturday, until its conclusion at 5:00 pm Sunday. We will have pizza Friday evening for those willing to help, and a barbeque Saturday!
Please feel free to stop by and help make as many contacts as possible, and have a great time! No license is required, stop by and we'll make sure you get on the air.
For more information on FIeld Day, see the ARRL Field Day page.
- The Patapsco 100
This year the Patapsco 100 off-road bike race will be held Sunday, July 6. We will be helping to staff the Start / Finish Line, the Woodstock Aid Station, and fifteen observation points along the trail. Any and all volunteers are welcome to join, contact Mark Cather at email@example.com. This event is sponsored by Adventures for the Cure, an organization that raises funds for diabetes research. For more information, see the Patapsco 100 page.