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HAMARC participated in the OSPOTA on September 11. Click here for some photos and a short narrative.
HAMARC'S annual grill-out was Saturday September 24 with a record-breaking attendance! Click here for photos and a short narrative.
FUN AT THE OH-KY-IN SEPTEMBER 17 HAMFEST CLICK HERE.
ESTATE SALE ITEMS. After selling some of the items from the estates of Tom KA4WRR and Diane KD8SOZ at OH-KY-IN's Saturday, September 17 hamfest, we are in the process of revising the list of equipment still available for sale. We will post an updated list shortly.
Upcoming in September:
1) The DIAL Radio Club will have an examination session in Technician, General and Extra Class Amateur Radio Operator's License Wednesday evening, September 28 (see menu item "License Classes and Exams" for details.
Upcoming in October:
1) October 1-2 HAMARC will be participating Oceania DX Contest - Phone at the W8AJT station.
2) Beginning October 5, the DIAL RADIO CLUB will offer a six-week class to prepare a candidate for examination in General Class Amateur Radio operator license. (see menu item "License Classes and Exams" for details)
It is with great sadness for us to report that Diane KD8SOZ was killed in a motorcycle accident on August 8 outside of Indianapolis. Diane joined HAMARC in October 2012 and was one of HAMARC's most active and dedicated members. She was also a member of the Butler County Amateur Radio Association ("BCARA"). We all will miss her dearly.
Click here for information and photo memories of Diane KD8SOZ. Click here for a short video of Diane operating during the March 25-27, 2016 CQ WW WPX contest at the HAMARC station.
SILENT KEY TOM KA4WRR
It is with great sadness for us to report that Herman “TOM” Cornett KA4WRR passed away at home the morning of July 13, 2016. Click here for information about Tom.
ANNOUNCEMENT: HAMARC is now an IRS-approved Sec. 501(c)(3) organization!
We are a very active club that provides many activities for our members. See our menu item "HAMARC Past Events & Activities" to read about the contests, on-the-events, and activities we've done since we formed our club in 2012. Also check our activities calendar menu item for our upcoming activities.
Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 11 at 7 PM at the Butler County OhioMeansJobs building at 4631 Dixie Highway (Rt 4) in Fairfield in the Fairfield Crossings Shopping Plaza between the Goodwill store and former Sears store. Click here for more information. Our monthly meetings are open to everyone. Click here for a Google map.
10-meter weekend "roundtables":
a) Fridays at 9 PM on 28.410 (+/-) is the Tom KA4WRR silent key 10-meter roundtable. Although Tom has passed on, the tradition of his roundtable... one of the oldest roundtables in our area... will continue.
2) Saturdays at 9 PM on 28.485 (+/-) is the HAMARC 10-meter roundtable .
These roundtables are open to all... join in and meet new friends!
2-meter simplex "chat" Wednesdays: Each Wednesday evening at 8 PM we have a "chat" on 146.565 simplex. Feel free to join in and meet some of our members!
Saturday breakfasts: One of our popular activities is gathering together each Saturday morning at 7:00 to 7:15 AM for breakfast at Lindenwald Station Restaurant located at 2535 Pleasant Ave. between Fairview and Forest Aves. Non-members are always welcome! Great breakfasts, great conversations, great friends... open to all so join us for breakfast!
Saturday, August 27 HAMARC participated in the "Ohio QSO Party" contest at the W8AJT station. Click here for photos and a narrative.
We had a wonderful time at Field Day 2016 and a large turnout of members. Click here for a narrative with photos.
June "KIDS DAY"... a huge success! Click here for a narrative with photos.
Check our menu item "HAMARC Past Events and Activities" for narratives and photos of all of our past events and activities.