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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...]

Free Ham Radio Classes Set

Plan to get your Amateur Radio (“Ham”) license this spring, with the help of the OH-KY-IN Amateur Radio Society. Classes for Technician (beginning) and General (intermediate) level licenses meet for five Mondays beginning March 14, at 7:00 P.M. All classes are held in St. Bernard Centennial Hall … [Read more...]

New VE Team Leader

Barbara Steward (KA8AXY) has retired as the VE team leader for the Milford Amateur Radio Club as of 12/31/2015.  Barbara has done an outstanding job over the years in leading our testing efforts.  I’m sure the number of tests given is in the thousands over the years.  Many Hams owe their license to … [Read more...]

2015 Yearend President’s Message to the Membership

Yearend is the time when we reflect upon the events of the past year. Sadly, sometimes this means the passing of friends or loved ones. For some, new friends or loved ones enter our lives. This is the cycle of life. The success or failure in our lives is most vivid when remembering the past year. … [Read more...]

From the Desk of the President

From the desk of the President (KD8OUT), Dr. Jack Purdum, W8TEE, has volunteered to coordinate the club’s monthly presentation in 2016. Jack is an accomplished author and will bring new ideas for the monthly presentations. Jack will be making appeals to club members to present topics for our … [Read more...]

President’s Message for December 2015

MARC elections were held during our regular November meeting and the following officers were elected for 2016: President - Mike Kieffer (KD8OUT) Vice President - Ron Brooks (AC8MA) Secretary - Mark Tannert (WN8U) Treasurer - Chris Spiess (AE8TT) December 10th is our “Holiday … [Read more...]

President’s Message for November 2015

November is election time for Milford Amateur Radio Club. We have the following nominations for Officers for 2016: President - Mike Kieffer (KD8OUT) Vice President - Ron Brooks (AC8MA) Secretary - Mark Tannert (WN8U) Treasurer - Chris Spiess (AE8TT) Nominations ended 11/1/15. We do have … [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...]

Club Member To Be Published in QST Magazine

By KD8OUT, Mike Kieffer, President. We all want to congratulate Dr. Jack Purdum(W8TEE) on the acceptance of his article for an upcoming issue of QST. Summary below. Those who attended the July meeting will recall the presentation given by Jack Purdum, W8TEE, on building a VFO controlled, 3W … [Read more...]