Author Archives: Tom Bosscher

HARC Meeting ~ February 15, 2019

Join the fun at the Holland Amateur Radio Club’s monthly general membership meeting Friday night, February 15 at 7:00pm at the Chick-Owa Sportsman’s Club, 9279 E. Ottogan St., Holland.  Club business will be discussed, followed by a presentation on an amateur radio-related topic.  Those … Continue reading

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Winter Field Day Results ~ January 26 & 27

   Josh, KE8DXB with Big Red lighthouse in the background.  (Click on the photo to enlarge it.) Winter Field Day (WFD) 2019 ran 24 hours, from 2pm on January 26 to 2pm on January 27.  Operators world-wide were challenged to practice and exercise … Continue reading

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“Get Outta the Cabin” Dinner ~ February 23, 2019

The Holland Amateur Radio Club will be joining the Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association, Michigan Amateur Radio Alliance, and the Lowell Amateur Radio Club for the annual “Get Outta the Cabin” dinner, formerly known as the “New Hams Dinner.” The dinner … Continue reading

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Skywarn Training Class Tuesday ~ March 12, 2019

The annual Kent/Ottawa County Skywarn class will be held Tuesday evening, March 12, at Grandville Middle School.  The event is free and open to anyone of any age but especially targets residents of Kent and Ottawa County age 16 and up.  It is limited to … Continue reading

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Obtain, Upgrade, or Renew your License ~ March 9, 2019

On Saturday, March 9, the Holland Amateur Radio Club will be holding licensing exams for anyone wishing to get or upgrade their amateur radio license .  The testing will be held at the Chick-Owa Sportsmans Club, 9279 Ottogan St., Holland.  The testing session will begin at 6:00 … Continue reading

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Shopping on Amazon?

Support us when you shop on Amazon. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/38-2136386 and Amazon will donate a percentage to Holland Amateur Radio Club.  This adds nothing to the cost of your purchase but benefits the club.  Thanks!

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2019 Temporary Change of Meeting Nights

Due to conflicts with the use of the clubhouse, our meeting days will change from Tuesday to Friday for January, February, and March, 2019.    The plan at this time is to change back to our regular Tuesday dates from April forward.  … Continue reading

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2018 Field Day photos and a video link

There is a PDF uploaded that has pictures of the 2018 field day. Holland ARC Field Day 2018 And Zach, KE8BSM has uploaded a great video to Youtube:

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New Email List Server for the Holland ARC

After years of being with the Yahoo Groups, and after much heartache, the Holland ARC has moved over to the groups.io email list server. Superior service is here. If you did not get the email on how to sign up, … Continue reading

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You have a parade? Need communications? We’ve got your back.

Here are 14 of the folks who helped out with the Tulip Time Parade medical communications on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  When all else fails, there is amateur radio.

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