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                      HARC 2018 Calendar of Events

 

Repeating Events:

Mondays:         2 meter Net                    7:30 pm    147.06 MHz
Tuesdays:         2 meter Simplex Net    8:30 pm    146.43 MHz

Second Tuesday of each month:  HARC General club meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the Chick-Owa Sportsman’s Club located at 9279 E. Ottogan Street (just west of Winding Creek).

Fourth Tuesday of each month:  HARC Education and Training (EAT) meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the Chick-Owa Sportsman’s Club located at 9279 E. Ottogan Street (just west of Winding Creek).

 

Upcoming Events:

May 28   The 2m net of the Holland Amateur Radio Club will begin at 7:30pm at 147.06.  All amateur radio enthusiasts are welcome to join the net.  Please check in and join the fun!  A subject may be provided or a question posed, but you are invited to chime in with your own topic of discussion.  Net control for tonight will be Tom, KD8DEG.

 

May 29    The 2m simplex net starts at 8:30pm every Tuesday evening on 146.430 MHz.  Aaron KD8VUN heads this net.  If you have any ideas for improving the net or if you’d like to take a turn as net control, please contact him.  Everyone’s invited to participate!

June 1      “Ray’s Road Kill and Potluck Dinner,” held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Hudsonville Fairgrounds, 5235 Park Avenue, Hudsonville.  Bring your table service and a dish to pass and join the fun after helping with setup for the Saturday IRA hamfest.   Grilled burgers, hotdogs, and some beverages will be provided.  Friday night camping with restroom and shower facilities is available on the fairgrounds.  For questions, camping, trunk space or table reservations, email hamfest@w8ira.org

June 2    Hudsonville Independent Repeater Association (IRA) hamfest.  This popular event is held at the Hudsonville Fairgrounds, 5235 Park Avenue, Hudsonville from 8am to noon.  Parking is free and plentiful, tickets are $6, and those 12 years and younger are free.  At 10am, there will be free VE testing for anyone wishing to obtain, upgrade, or renew (if within 90 days of expiration) their amateur radio license.   More information is available at:  http://w8ira.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/IRA-Hamfest-2018-Full-Sheet-03-13-18.png

June 4    The 2m net of the Holland Amateur Radio Club will begin at 7:30pm at 147.06.  All amateur radio enthusiasts are welcome to join the net and participate in or just listen to the popular “Jack and Zach show”, where Jack KE8CIO and Zach KE8BSM will explore one of the many facets of amateur radio. Please check in and join the fun!

June 5   The 2m simplex net starts at 8:30pm every Tuesday evening on 146.430 MHz.  Aaron KD8VUN heads this net.  If you have any ideas for improving the net or if you’d like to take a turn as net control, please contact him.  Everyone’s invited to participate!

June 11    The 2m net of the Holland Amateur Radio Club will begin at 7:30pm at 147.06.  All amateur radio enthusiasts are welcome to join the net.  Please check in and join the fun!  A subject may be provided or a question posed, but you are invited to chime in with your own topic of discussion.  If you’d like to be net control for this evening, please contact Kim, N8KAL at n8kal@arrl.net.

June 12    The Holland Amateur Radio Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Chick-Owa Sportsman’s Club, 9279 Ottogan St., Holland, starting at 7pm.   This is not for members only, and all those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. 

June 12   The 2m simplex net starts at 8:30pm every Tuesday evening on 146.430 MHz.  Aaron KD8VUN heads this net.  If you have any ideas for improving the net or if you’d like to take a turn as net control, please contact him.  Everyone’s invited to participate!

June 18    The 2m net of the Holland Amateur Radio Club will begin at 7:30pm at 147.06.  All amateur radio enthusiasts are welcome to join the net.  Please check in and join the fun!  A subject may be provided or a question posed, but you are invited to chime in with your own topic of discussion.  If you’d like to be net control for this evening, please contact Kim, N8KAL at n8kal@arrl.net.

June 19   The 2m simplex net starts at 8:30pm every Tuesday evening on 146.430 MHz.  Aaron KD8VUN heads this net.  If you have any ideas for improving the net or if you’d like to take a turn as net control, please contact him.  Everyone’s invited to participate!

June 23-24   Field Day weekend at East Saugatuck Community Park.  The Holland Amateur Radio Club will participate in ARRL Field Day activities this weekend.  More information will be posted as details are finalized.

June 25    The 2m net of the Holland Amateur Radio Club will begin at 7:30pm at 147.06.  All amateur radio enthusiasts are welcome to join the net.  Please check in and join the fun!  A subject may be provided or a question posed, but you are invited to chime in with your own topic of discussion.  If you’d like to be net control for this evening, please contact Kim, N8KAL at n8kal@arrl.net.

June 26   An Education and Training (EAT) meeting of the Holland Amateur Radio Club will be held at the Chick-Owa Sportsman’s Club, 9279 Ottogan St., Holland, beginning at 7:00pm.  We will have instructional videos, as well as answer any questions and especially help newcomers to the hobby get started.  Everyone is welcome to come and find out about ham radio, help someone else, or just socialize.  No matter how long you’ve been involved in the hobby, there’s always more to learn! 

June 26   The 2m simplex net starts at 8:30pm every Tuesday evening on 146.430 MHz.  Aaron KD8VUN heads this net.  If you have any ideas for improving the net or if you’d like to take a turn as net control, please contact him.  Everyone’s invited to participate!

 

Mark Your Calendar!  You Don’t Want to Miss This!

October 6-7   The second annual Great Lakes Amateur Radio Convention, “Hamcon,” will be held at the Michigan International Speedway.  For more information, check out the website, http://glhamcon.org

 

If you have questions, comments, corrections, or other events you would like to see on this calendar, please contact Tom, K8TB k8tb@arrl.net

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