Field Day 2024

It’s that time of year again! ARRL Field Day is coming up in a few weeks, and we plan to participate this year as usual.

We will be set up at Camp Agawam in Orion Twp., MI, which is the same park that we used last year for Field Day. We plan to operate on the air between 2 PM EDT on Saturday, June 22 and 4 PM EDT on Sunday, June 23. As is tradition for Field Day, food will be provided by Bill N8QVS.

If you would like to volunteer for setup, please be at the park no later than 9 AM EDT on Saturday 6/22. We will have plenty for you to do. Thanks, and we hope to see you there!

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Field Day 2023: Thank You!

We now have another ARRL Field Day behind us. This one was important for us because it was the first one at a new venue with different accommodations than we have had in recent years. It did present some unexpected challenges, but we dealt with everything that came our way, and the event was still seen as an overall success.

Thanks to everyone who helped at any point during the event: Setup; food preparation; meeting and greeting with people (we had quite a number of new and prospective Amateur Radio operators visiting during the event); running the HF, VHF, and GOTA (Get on the Air) stations; and especially, with the quick teardown at the end.

Last but not least: We got local media coverage for the event! WWJ-AM 950 interviewed HPARC President Mike Phipps, K8WU on Saturday, June 24 at just after 10:45 AM EDT. Mike spoke about Field Day and Amateur Radio in general, which resulted in good publicity for what we were doing.

It takes a few dozen dedicated volunteers to make this event happen every year, and we are grateful for your service. Let’s do it again next year!

Pictures and media relating to the event are available here.

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Reminder: Field Day 2023

Here’s a reminder that ARRL Field Day is coming up in a couple of short weeks. This year, we’ll be at our new location: Camp Agawam in Orion Twp., MI! The event runs from 2 PM EDT on Saturday, June 24 to 2 PM EDT on Sunday, June 25. As is tradition for Field Day, food will be provided by Bill N8QVS.

If you would like to volunteer for setup, please be at the park no later than 9 AM EDT on Saturday 6/24. We will have plenty for you to do. Thanks, and we hope to see you there!

Flyer for HPARC Field Day 2023, Camp Agawam, Orion Township, Michigan, June 24 through 25
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Field Day 2023

As we all know, ARRL Field Day is fast approaching, and we will be participating this year as usual. This year, we have changed venues. We will be set up at Camp Agawam in Orion Twp., MI and operating on the air between 2 PM EDT on Saturday, June 24 and 2 PM EDT on Sunday, June 25. As is tradition for Field Day, food will be provided by Bill N8QVS.

If you would like to volunteer for setup, please be at the park no later than 9 AM EDT on Saturday 6/24. We will have plenty for you to do. Thanks, and we hope to see you there!

Flyer for HPARC Field Day 2023, Camp Agawam, Orion Township, Michigan, June 24 through 25
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Field Day: Thank You!

Another ARRL Field Day is now in the books. Thanks to all of you who came out to help us set up and tear down (there were a LOT of people helping this year!); to all of you who helped with the food acquisition and preparation, as well as the tents, park permits, and all of the other things that we need to secure to have this event every year; to all of you who operated stations and got contacts for our W8HP club callsign; to all of you who took part in our GOTA (Get on the Air) station (using our W8JXU callsign); to all of you who visited, even if only for a short while; and to all of you who we may have forgotten. You made it yet another HPARC event to remember!

Reminder #1: Our club picnic is right around the corner. It will be at Green Acres Park in Hazel Park on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. We will have food and it will be a fun time!

Reminder #2: Our monthly membership meetings begin again in September. Our next one will be on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at the Hazel Park Memorial Library. Details to come!

No June Meeting, But Field Day is Coming

To dispel any confusion: There will be no June meeting. This is due to a few circumstances, some of which are beyond our control.

However, as we all know, ARRL Field Day is fast approaching, and we will be participating this year as usual. The club will have some stations set up at Scout Park in Hazel Park, MI, and we will be on the air operating between 2 PM EDT on Saturday, June 25 until 2 PM EDT on Sunday, June 26. As is tradition for Field Day, food will be provided by Bill N8QVS.

If you would like to volunteer for setup, please be at the park no later than 9 AM EDT on Saturday 6/25. We will have plenty for you to do. Thanks, and we hope to see you there!

Field Day 2021