Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club - W8HP / W8JXU

Join us for Field Day 2018

 

Field Day is ham radio’s open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event. Field Day has been an annual event since 1933, and remains the most popular event in ham radio.1

The Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club has participated in this annual event since 1967.  Come spend Field Day with us on June 23 & 24, 2018 at Scout Park, in Hazel Park, Michigan (just north of Detroit).

We’re ON THE AIR around the clock, 2PM Saturday to 2PM Sunday!

ALL Hams Welcome! No experience necessary! Come out and make some contacts!

Meet for breakfast: 8AM Saturday, June 23 at Star Family Dining.
Set up: 9AM June 23 at Scout Park, Hazel Park
Tear down: 2PM, June 24 at Scout Park, Hazel Park

 

 

References

1. 2018 ARRL Field Day is June 23-24

2018 Elections

Club Elections were held at the May 2018 general meeting. Congratulations to the new officers. Thank you for your service to the club.

President, David Koch AA8IK
1st Vice President, Jim Poehlman K8ABZ
2nd Vice President, John Teagardin AA8UU
Secretary, Reuven Z Gevaryahu KB3EHW
Treasurer, Robert Lauer N8REL
Parliamentarian, Hugh Boyle KE8BED
Director, Bill Ketel N8QVS

MARCH 14 ARISS CONTACT A SUCCESS!

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Despite having to be at the school early in the morning after working late the night before on last minute preparation, the team pulled off a nearly perfect contact with the International Space Station. With strong signals until just before our anticipated loss of signal time at the horizon, all 22 students who had prepared questions for Commander Koichi Wakata were able to ask their questions and hear the answers. Even Dr. Catherine Neuhoff, the principal of MMSTC, got to ask an impromptu question before the assembled crowd gave a big cheer and we signed off with NA1SS.

You can see a video of the contact as well as the report by TV Warren News on the Macomb Mathematics Science Technology Center website.

WAS Award for W8HP

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The club recently received the ARRL’s Worked All States Award for contacts made with the club call, W8HP. Thanks to Murray KE8UM, who maintains our Logbook of the World account.