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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 … [Read more...]

Ohio State Parks On The Air

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 follow the signs to the beach. Indian Mounds is … [Read more...]

July Update for MARC Casual Contesters

Now that Field Day is in the books, it's time to fire up the home stations and work contests on the MARC Contest Calendar. 1. IARU HF World Championship This contest is sponsored by the International Amateur Radio Union. It your chasing DX you need to work this one. The contest is the second … [Read more...]

March Contest Calendar

MARC Casual Contesters - March SSB Contests There are two SSB contests on the MARC Contest Calendar in March: the ARRL International DX Contest (SSB) and the CQ WPX Contest (SSB). These are great opportunities to fill in the blanks for your Worked All States and DXCC. … [Read more...]

MARC Casual Contesters – Are You Ready For Some RTTY?

From the desk of Bill, WS6K (MARC Contest Coordinator) There are two RTTY contests on the MARC Contest Calendar in February. So it's time to dust off those digital interfaces and get out there. You'll find that making contest contacts on RTTY is a lot easier than on SSB. You'll be using … [Read more...]

Ohio State Parks On The Air 2015 – Update

From the OSPOTA committee: The 2015 Ohio State Parks On The Air contest was held on September 12th. Much of the state had pretty lousy weather, but the OSPOTA participants got out there, set up stations and had a fun radio day! Reports that have come in say that even though some places were a … [Read more...]

MARC Casual Contesters

Next up is the Ohio QSO Party which runs Saturday, August 22, 2015 from noon to midnight local time. This is your chance to be on the other end of a pile up. You may even be rare DX for stations that are chasing the Worked All States or Worked All Counties awards. Spotting is allowed, so … [Read more...]

Presidents Message for August

August meeting (Thursday 8/13/15 at 7:30pm) presentation topic is – “Operating your Radio, Best Practices” by Chris Spiess Our next operating event is “Ohio Parks on the Air”. Saturday, 9/12/2015 from 1600UTC to 2400UTC at East Fork State Park. We will be finalizing which shelter we will be … [Read more...]

MARC Casual Contesters – August Contests

There are two contests in August on the MARC Casual Contesters Calendar. 1. First up is the North American QSO Party (NAQP) SSB that starts at 1800 UTC on August 15 and runs until 0600 UTC on August 16. Goal is to work as many North American stations as possible. It's a good contest for … [Read more...]