Volunteer Opportunity – Homeless Shelter Support

NOTE:  THIS IS NOT AN ACTIVATION OR FUNCTION OF AAACERT.  IT IS A REQUEST FROM A NON-PROFIT FOR VOLUNTEER SUPPORT. If you choose to volunteer, please follow the directions below. VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT: Support to non-profit extended Homeless Shelter (Crownsville/Annapolis Area) TYPE ASSIGNMENT: Type 2 Volunteer (Support to Non-Profit Organization with County assistance) REQUESTOR: Arundel House of Hope (AHOH) (nonprofit organization) REQUEST: One volunteer Shelter Aide per shift to assist Shelter Manager with water, coffee, snacks, phone, admin support, etc LOCATION: Bay Area Community Church, 884 Chesterfield, Annapolis (Crownsville), MD DURATION: Daily, Starting MON 3-30-20 through MON 4-13-20  Three shifts:  Day 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM  Swing: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM   Night: 11:00 PM – 7:00 […]

If It Smells Rotten … Beware! Poison Toxic Tidbits

From ToxicTidbits a monthly publication of Maryland Poison Control Center, University of Maryland. You are standing near a sewer line and smell rotten eggs. You are helping to resuscitate a patient in cardiopulmonary arrest and smell bitter almonds. What is that odor? Volatilized chemicals that humans and animals perceive by the sense of smell  (olfaction) cause odors. Some odors are pleasant while others are unpleasant or even repulsive. An odor can serve as a warning of potential danger. In medicine, recognizing odors is an important skill. It can aid in rapid diagnosis, guide laboratory evaluation and may allow for early treatment before the development of more serious clinical signs … READ THE ARTICLE.

AAACERT Amateur Radio Net – QSL Card Info

Good evening. If you are checking into the net or have checked into the net the QSL below is what you will receive. I expect to mail the cards out around 05 July. Cards will be sent to the address as it is shown on QRZ. If you have  different USMail address that you want use, email me by using the Contact Us form. We would like to thank Hal & Sue of CheapQSLs for their help with the design and printing of the cards and for the many revisions that we went through. I can’t thank them enough for their help.  

Local Amateur Radio Field Day Events

On the fourth weekend of June, more than 40,000 amateur radio operators (hams) throughout North America set up temporary transmitting with their clubs, groups, friends or individually to operate from remote locations. The purpose is to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event. Field Day has been an annual event since 1933 and remains the most popular event in ham radio. Field Day is a picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, FUN! It is a time where many aspects of Amateur Radio come together to highlight our roles. While some […]