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Amateur License Courses – Technician, General, Extra

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License courses are suspended until further notice.

Technician course: The FCC Exam will be administered at the last session. Location: Southfield, MI Recreation Center (Basement)

General course:
The FCC Exam will be administered at the last session. Location: Southfield, MI Recreation Center (Basement)

Extra course:
The VE Exam will be administered at the
last session. Hazel Park Schools Administration Building

Additional Information: Jerry Begel Education Chairman W9NPI w9npi@comcast.net or 248-543-2284 or ARRL web site for details.

HPARC Vounteer Open Positions

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Volunteer, Attend and Have Fun!  Many of our club members are supporting the club by volunteering. We appreciate the effort of all our volunteers. Many club members are interested in learning how they can contribute their time and talents to the amateur radio hobby and the club. There are many volunteer opportunities for our club members to contribute their time and talents as noted in the table below. Filling these volunteer positions will ensure the continuation of the club’s activities and the enjoyment by the club members and visitors. Let Jim K8ABZ, First Vice President, know your volunteer interests.

David AA8IK – President HPARC


Interesting HF Nets

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Medium Speed CW Net

Al’s Geezer Net

28.028 MHz 8:00 pm Tuesdays

Metro Detroit Area

Tuesday CW Afterglow Net

443.225 UHF DART ~8:20 PM

The Wolverine Single 80M Phone Sideband Net

3.935 mhz Seven days per week at 2300 UTC

Pre-net group starts 2200 UTC

Topics of interest are discussed, and humor abounds.

Breakfast Club 

3.973 Mhz

2 nets 7 days a week

-Before Breakfast Club 3:00 am – 5:00 am ET

-Breakfast Club 5:00 am – 9:00 am ET

Check in once an hour unless no check-ins during net

Mostly folks east of the Rocky Mountains to the east coast

Can’t Remember Stuff Net

Monday thru Fridays

3.854 MHz 8:30 am ET

Started and run by George WB8TIV

Local to southeast Michigan and Cleveland and Ft Wayne & elsewhere in Michigan

Round table format

Johns & Don’s net

3.654 MHz (Extra Allocation) M-W-F 9:00 pm  ET

w8pdi, n8wna, and me aa8uu

Michigan Upper Peninsula Net

3.921Mhz 5:00 PM ET 7 Days a week and 12:00PM ET on Sunday

DX 60 net

3.880 KHz AM phone only

8:00 AM ET Sundays only

40 Meter Phone Nets

Mid Cars

7.258 MHz 8:30 am ET 7 days a week

Check in, mobiles get priority. Long QSOs move off frequency