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National Parks on the Air Operating Event 11/26/2016

This Saturday, club members will activate the NPOTA site TR04 (North Country Scenic Trail). The location will be at the soccer field by E.Galbraith (Kugler Mill Rd.) and Rt.126. Setup is at 10:00am and we should start on air operations by 11:00am. Weather permitting we’ll operate until about 4:00pm.

If you don’t feel like doing the Mall, come on down to Camp Dennison and help activate! If you have a LoTW certificate you can operate using your own call. If not you may use one of the calls of the other operators that are there.

If you have questions contact Denny, KC8RPV or Bill, WS6K on the Milford repeater or email Denny at dhutson@fioptics.com.

President’s Message to the Membership, November 2016

Mike KiefferThe presentation schedule for the next three months is:

  • Nov – Selecting and Getting Started with Microcontrollers by Erik Heidt (also election of club officers)
  • Dec – Holiday Party & Show and Tell
  • Jan – Mobile Radio Installation by Mark Tannert

The final nominations for 2017 are:

  • President – Ron Brooks, David Vest
  • Vice President – Dr. Jack Purdum
  • Secretary – Mark Tannert
  • Treasurer – Chris Spiess

The club officers are still finalizing the clubs budget for 2016/2017. We welcome suggestions for purchases that complement our clubs mission of education and fellowship in the radio arts. Please forward any suggestions to any club officer. You may email any officer at:

  • president@w8mrc.com – Mike Kieffer
  • vicepresident@w8mrc.com – Ron Brooks
  • secretary@w8mrc.com – Mark Tannert
  • treasurer@w8mrc.com – Chris Spiess

Thank you!

President’s Message to the Membership, September 2016

Mike KiefferThe presentation schedule for the next five months is:

  • Sep – Building fan dipoles, by Mark Tannert
  • Oct – Club Build by Dr. Jack Purdum
  • Nov – Selecting and Getting Started with Microcontrollers by Erik Heidt
    (Election of club officers)
  • Dec – Holiday Party & Show and Tell
  • Jan – Mobile Radio Installation by Mark Tannert

We are still accepting nominations for 2017 Club Officers. The current nominations for 2017 are:

  • President – Ron Brooks, David Vest
  • Vice President – Dr. Jack Purdum
  • Secretary – Mark Tannert
  • Treasurer – Chris Spiess

The club officers are also planning the clubs budget for 2016/2017. We welcome suggestions for purchases that complement our clubs mission of education and fellowship in the radio arts. Please forward any suggestions to any club officer. You may email any officer at:

  • president@w8mrc.com – Mike Kieffer
  • vicepresident@w8mrc.com – Ron Brooks
  • secretary@w8mrc.com – Mark Tannert
  • treasurer@w8mrc.com – Chris Spiess

Our Treasurer, Chris Spiess, wants me to remind everyone that 2016 membership dues are now payable. You can give Chris cash or check at a meeting or check by mail (MARC PO BOX 100 Milford, OH 45150). You can also pay via PayPal at www.w8mrc.com. To remain active on the roster, as a member, payment must be received by

President’s Message to the Membership, August 2016

The presentation schedule for 2016 and part of 2017 is as follows Aug., 2016 Software Defined Radio - Dr. John Wiener, AB8O Sep., 2016 Contesting - Dave Vest, K8DV / Bill Schroeder, WS6K Oct., 2016 Club Build - Jack, W8TEE / Club … [Continue reading]

MARC Casual Contesters – August 2016 Contests

There are three contests on the MARC Casual Contesters calendar in August 1. NAQP SSB The contest period is from 1800 UTC August 20 to 0600 UTC August 21. 2016. The contest has a Team Competition, teams must be registered prior to the contest. … [Continue reading]

Ohio State Parks On The Air

EastFork

The Milford Amateur Radio Club will be operating from the Indian Mounds Shelter parking lot in East Fork State Park during Ohio State Parks On The Air (OSPOTA) on September 10, 2016. Enter the park from SR 125, go past the park headquarters, and … [Continue reading]

Important Message from the President

Our club has received an important donation. Dr. James T. Lee has donated an Icom model 7700 transceiver to our club. This is significant and generous donation. Here is a little background on Dr. Lee. Dr. James T. Lee is a retired surgeon from Saint … [Continue reading]

New web-based club chat service

The club now has a Slack channel for people to keep in touch, communicate and otherwise just chit chat during the day. Slack is a web-based and app-based team communication tool which is extremely simple and very popular. Slack can be accessed from … [Continue reading]

President’s Message to the Membership, July 2016

Our two big events of the year are now in the record book. Hamfest was a roaring success. Record attendance and a good time was had by all. All those attending Field Day had a good time and made lots of contacts. July meeting presentation is: … [Continue reading]