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Michigan QSO Party 2021

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Be sure to join us on Saturday, April 17, 2021 for the Michigan QSO Party. This is a fun event for all amateur radio operators. Even if you don’t live in Michigan, it could be a good opportunity if you need Michigan for your Worked All States award, or if you’re trying to collect all 83 of Michigan’s counties. Click here for more details on this event. See you on the air!


Winter Field Day 2021

The Hazel Park Amateur Radio Club is participating in this year’s Winter Field Day. The event runs from 1900Z (2:00 PM EST) on Saturday, January 30 until 1900Z (2:00 PM EST) on Sunday, January 31. It’s quite different in some ways from Field Day in June, but it promises to be a fun and exciting time for all.

HPARC is conducting a live stream via Zoom for the event. Please refer to the slides below. For more general information on Winter Field Day, please click here.






Amateur License Courses – Technician, General, Extra

Technician: Thursdays from January 7th to March 11th, 2021; Time, 7-9 PM Eastern. Instructors: Jerry Begel, W9NPI, Bob Lauer, N8REL, Hugh Boyle, KE8BED.

General: Mondays, from January 11th to April 5th, 2021; 7-9 PM Eastern. Instructors: Wes Plouff, AC8JF, Marv Stasak, N8HZM, John Teagarden, AA8UU.

Extra: Tuesdays, from January 12th to April 20th, 2021; 6-9 PM Eastern. Instructors: Joe Raznik, WB8ADX, Larry Koziel, K8MU, Ken Krause, AD8M.

Students will be assigned a ZOOM room and a password prior to class time. Pre-Registration is necessary!

To register, contact: [email protected]
VE Exams are cancelled do to the COVID-19 pandemic!

Students who has completed the classes will be informed when exams can be administered.

Additional Information: Jerry Begel Education Chairman W9NPI [email protected] or 248-543-2284 or ARRL web site for details.

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