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 Welcome to NIHRAC   

The National Institutes of Health Radio Amateur Club (est. 1963)
 Bethesda, Maryland, USA 

Membership is open to any individuals who have an interest on radio telecommunications, hands-on radio experimentation or emergency communications services in support of the local community.

CLUB MEETINGS
 
 
The Club meets the first Saturday of every month at the Club facilities in NIH. See About Us for directions. We also have a weekly net, or on-the-air meeting, every Monday at 9:00 p.m. on our 2 meter repeater (see below).  We welcome check-ins from all stations over the air or via EchoLink (K3YGG-R). Our Calendar and News pages list some special events we participate on.


MEMBERSHIP

We welcome applications from anyone interested in amateur radio, telecommunications or emergency communications services.  An NIH badge is NOT required for membership nor to access out club facilities. For more information, visit our Membership page.

 
CLUB RESOURCES
 
NIHRAC makes a number of resources freely available to its members. Our facility has radio stations and antenna systems for a variety of analog and digital radio communications modalities, space for meetings and presentations, and tools and equipment for radio experimentation and DIY projects. Visit our Club Resources page to view details.
 

  REPEATERS
 
  We maintain a few repeaters that are openly available to anyone with a radio amateur license, except under exceptional circumstances. For more details, please refer to our Repeaters page.  Our 2m repeater frequencies are 144.69 MHz input / 145.29 MHz output.


OUR CALLSIGNS
 
Amateur Radio:
K3YGG
W3NIH
KB3SKV
 
MARS Radio:
 AAN3NIH
AAN3NI
AAN3NA
 
NCS SHARES:
KID470
 
 
SOLAR ACTIVITY
 
 Solar X-rays:
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Geomagnetic Field:
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(Full report at n3kl.org)
 

GADGETS
 

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