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Castle Shannon VFD ARC K3CSF

CSVFD 119 Truck 1

The Castle Shannon Volunteer Fire Department Amateur Radio Club was formed and organized in the interest of public safety. Our purpose is to serve the Castle Shannon Volunteer Fire Department by providing emergency communication assistance in the event of a natural or man-made disaster, in the event of public safety communications failure, or for any other unplanned emergencies requiring back-up or support communications. Also the club will further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, promote knowledge, fraternalism, and individual operating efficiency, and conduct programs and activities to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio.

We use a Yaesu FT-8800R for VHF/UHF. We utilize a President HR-2600 10 meter transceiver for the K3CSF/B. For HF SSB/Digital modes we use a Yaesu FT-857D with a Hustler 4BTV antenna. We also can deploy wire antennas as needed.

QSL: LoTW, eQSL, Direct or Club Log OQRS. For direct USA: SASE, DX: SAE + $1.00 US

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K3CSF/B is active 24/7 (5W) on 28.233 MHz. The only time it will be down is for maintenance and when the club station is operating on the HF bands. Please report by clicking here.

K3CSF/R is now online 440.600+ MHz PL 131.8. Repeater is also available on Echolink node: 77119