Created by PA4RM
We are a group of amateur radio operators ("HAMS") from Butler County, Ohio and surrounding areas. We believe that a group or club's success is built on participation from all its members and not from a group of officers, a board, or a committee. We believe that every member should have an equal voice in what the group or club does and every member’s opinion is taken into consideration. We also believe that respect, participation, and learning from within helps build a strong trust within its membership which leads to building great friendships!
The majority of us have been in other clubs or groups but quickly experienced the downfalls and lack of interest and participation within them. Most of the time we found this is caused by the "I am better than you" or "I know more than you" or "I’m an officer or board member so do as I say" attitude, a lack of trust and respect, and its members not speaking up because they feel they have no voice. This is not the way we see that a successful club should operate nor will it stand amongst us. Yes, we have a much different approach to club philosophy and it’s a simple word called “FRIENDSHIP”!
Hamilton Ohio Early Radio History
The City of Hamilton has a rich history of amateur radio dating back to the early 1900's starting with the pre-1910 days of Shuler Doron's amateur station "D5" and Ernest Heiser's "Q" to the formation of the "Hamilton Radio Association" and the "Hamilton Radio Club" and then the Doron Brothers Electric Company 1912-1919 stations "8AJT" and "8ZU" and then into broadcast radio in the 1920's with the Doron's broadcast station "WRK" and Harry Fahrlander's broadcast station "WSRO".
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