Model Rocket Club, Section #139
Serving Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan Area
2000 - 2001 and 2003 - 2004 National Championship Section
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Sport Launch - Old National Pike Park, Mt. Airy, MD
Sport launches are held on the third Saturday of every month, weather permitting. Anyone who wants to fly is welcome. Launches are open to the public, but schedule varies by month. Check the calendar for specific times. Launch controller and pads are provided for low power flights off 1/8" and 3/16" rods. Mid power equipment is occasionally available, so if you need 1/4" or larger, consider bringing your own pad. Site is currently limited to G impulse.
Note that the launch site is located adjacent to soccer fields. When there is a game in progress on the adjacent field, flights will be limited to D impulse, with no clustered or staged flights allowed. The Range Safety Officer may choose to impose other restrictions based on activity on nearby fields.
Sport Launch - Carroll County Ag Center, Westminster, MD
Additional sport launches are held several times a year at the Carroll County Agricultural Center. Launch controller and pads are provided for 1/8", 3/16", and 1/4" rods. Site is currently limited to G impulse.
Public Launches - Goddard Visitor Center, Greenbelt, MD
Public launches are held at 1 pm on the first Sunday of every month, weather permitting, at the Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, MD. Anyone who wants to fly is welcome. Due to the limited recovery area, no multi-stage models or motors larger than D power. Maximum altitude is also limited to 2000 feet.
Meetings - College Park Airport, College Park, MD
Club business meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month. Anyone who wants to attend is welcome, but only current members may vote on actions. Meetings start at 5:30 pm with a building session or discussion until 7:30 pm. Then the real business gets taken care of until 9 pm. Any leftover items get discussed over a late dinner at Ledo's.
East Coast Regional Meet - Old National Pike Park, Mt. Airy, MD
NARHAMS is hosting ECRM-39 at Old National Pike Park in Mt. Airy, MD, June 16-17, 2012.
Entry fee is $5 for A/B division, $10 for C/T. Trophies will be awarded to the top places in each event. If you wish to eat at the picnic on Sunday, there is a $6 per person fee to cover the cost of the food.