Calendar

(Updated March 31, 2020)

 

Event Schedule   Net Schedule & Results   Net Participation

 

ARRL Hamfest Database Events Within (50 100 150 200 250 300) miles of Hillsdale

 

ARRL Contest Calendar

WA7BNM Contest Calendar

 

ARRL registered license exams within (25 50 75 100 150 200) miles of Hillsdale

 

Event Schedule

(Blue background indicates HCARC events)

Event

Date

Time

Location

Crossroads Hamfest

(ARRL Info Page)

**CANCELED**

April 11, 2020

**CANCELED**

8:00 AM to Noon

Wings Event Center 3600 Vanrick Drive

Kalamazoo (map)

Michigan QSO Party

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Noon to Midnight EDT

(Saturday 1600Z to Sunday 0400Z)

On the Air

Board Meeting

(Open to all club members)

Normally 1st Saturday Monthly

Next meeting May 2

8:00 AM

First United Methodist Church

45 N Manning

Hillsdale (map)

Ham Breakfast

(Everyone welcome!)

Normally 2nd Saturday Monthly

Next breakfast May 9

8:00 AM

To Be Announced

Branch County Amateur Radio Club License Exam Session

(ARRL Info Page)

May 9, 2020

10:00 AM

Burnside Senior Center

65 Grahl Drive

Coldwater (map)

Dayton Hamvention

 

ARROW Bus Trip Saturday 5/16 (Details)

**CANCELED**

May 15 to May 17, 2020

**CANCELED**

Click for hours

Greene County Fairgrounds and Event Center

120 Fairground Rd

Xenia, OH (map)

Fulton County Amateur Radio Club Summer Fest

(ARRL Info Page)

June 6, 2020

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Roth Family Woodlot

105 Hill Avenue

Tedrow, OH (map)

IRA Hudsonville Hamfest

(ARRL Info Page)

June 6, 2020

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Hudsonville Fairgrounds

5235 Park

Hudsonville (map)

Monroe Hamfest

(ARRL Info Page)

June 21, 2020

7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Monroe County Fairgrounds

3775 South Custer Road

 Monroe (map)

Auburn's Classic City Hamfest

(ARRL Info Page)

July 11, 2020

 

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum

1600 S Wayne

Auburn, IN (map)

Summer Eat, Great and Swap Meet

(ARRL Info Page)

July 11, 2020

 

St. Lukes Lutheran Church

1690 W Sterns Road

 Temperance (map)

Van Wert Hamfest

(ARRL Info Page)

July 19, 2020

8:00 AM

Van Wert County Fairgrounds

1055 S. Washington

(U.S. Route 127)

Van Wert, OH (map)

Angola Hamfest

(ARRL Info)

August 8, 2020

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Gateway Church

255 North Gerald Lett

Angola, IN (map)

Elkhart East Hamfest

(ARRL Info)

August 8, 2020

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

8EST or EDT???

Northern Indiana Event Center

21565 Executive Parkway

Elkhart, IN (map)

GRAHamfest

(ARRL Info Page)

September 12, 2020

 

HSB

5625 Burlingame, SW

Wyoming (map)

Branch County Amateur Radio Club License Exam Session

(ARRL Info Page)

September 19, 2020

10:00 AM

Burnside Senior Center

65 Grahl Drive

Coldwater (map)

Adrian Hamfest

(ARRL Info)

September 20, 2020

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Lenawee County Airport

2651 W Cadmus Rd

Adrian (map)

Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo

(ARRL Info Page)

November 14 & 15, 2020

Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sunday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Center

4000 Parnell

Fort Wayne, IN (map)

FCARC WinterFest

(ARRL Info Page)

December 5, 2020

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Village of Delta Memorial Hall

401 Main

Delta, OH (map)

 

 

Net Control Schedule & Results

Interested in being a Net Control Station?  Contact WB8FFO or club leadership.

All nets on KC8QVX 147.06 repeater.  If repeater is unavailable, net will be held on simplex, 147.060, 146.550 or 147.420 MHz.

 

We have some Monday night net control slots open.  Serving as net control station builds your skills and earns you extra points towards the net exceptional participation certificate.  If you would like to serve as a net control station once a month please let a member of club leadership know.  Check the Net Control Schedule for available dates.

 

 

Date

Start Time

Net Name

NCS

QNI QTC QTR

Comments

01/06/20 1900 ET Ragchew KC8RYF 2 0 7

Simplex

01/13/20 1900 ET Emergency Test KC8WAU 3 0 9

Simplex

01/20/20 1900 ET Ragchew

No report

01/27/20 1900 ET Ragchew

No report

02/03/20 1900 ET Emergency Test KC8WAU 4 0 10

Simplex

02/10/20 1900 ET Ragchew WB8FFO

No report

02/17/20 1900 ET Ragchew

No report

02/24/20 1900 ET Ragchew

No report

03/02/20 1900 ET Ragchew WB8FFO

No report

03/09/20 1900 ET Emergency Test KC8WAU 2 0 8

Simplex

03/16/20 1900 ET Ragchew

No report

03/23/20 1900 ET Ragchew

No report

03/30/20 1900 ET Ragchew KC8RYF 6 0 26

 

04/06/20 1900 ET Ragchew WB8FFO

 

04/13/20 1900 ET Emergency Test KC8WAU

 

04/20/20 1900 ET Ragchew

 

04/27/20 1900 ET Ragchew

 

05/04/20 1900 ET Ragchew WB8FFO

 

05/11/20 1900 ET Emergency Test KC8WAU

 

05/18/20 1900 ET Ragchew

 

05/25/20 1900 ET Ragchew

 

NCS - Net Control Station

QNI - Number of check-ins including NCS

QTC - Number for formal NTS messages handled

QTR - Duration in minutes

Net control stations be sure to report results to KC8RYF & KC8WAU

 

 

Monday Night Net Participation Certificate Rules

Three points for net control station. (NCS)

Two points for stations participating in both rounds. (2x)

One point for stations participating in less than both rounds. (1x)

Club members get 20 bonus points (pro-rated for new members).

75 points required for certificate.

Contest runs 01/01/20 to 12/31/20.

 

2020 Monday Night Net Participation

(As of 03/30/20)

Call NCS 2x 1x Bonus Points
KC8WAU 3 2 0 20 33
KC8RYF 2 1 0 20 28
WB8FFO 0 2 1 20 25
KA8WBR 0 0 0 20 20
KD8NSM 0 0 0 20 20
KD8YDD 0 0 0 20 20
KA8IEC 0 0 0 20 20
KQ8R 0 0 0 20 20
N8DCC 0 0 0 20 20
KK4QYM 0 0 0 18.33 18.33
KC8QVX 0 3 0 0 6
W9MBA 0 1 0 0 2
K8LRC 0 1 0 0 2
N8WFB 0 0 1 0 1

 

2019 Monday Night Net Participation Certificate Winners

Call NCS 2x 1x Bonus Points
WB8FFO 13 18 0 20 95
KC8WAU 12 10 3 20 79

 

2018 Monday Night Net Participation Certificate Winners

Call NCS 2x 1x Bonus Points
WB8FFO 19 31 0 20 139
KD8UJS 13 24 2 20 109
KC8WAU 12 11 13 20 91
KQ8R 0 33 1 20 87
K8LRC 5 33 1 0 82
KD8WWW 0 28 1 20 77
KC8QVX 0 35 5 0 75

 

2017 Monday Night Net Participation Certificate Winners

Call NCS 2x 1x Bonus Points
WB8FFO 18 32 0 20 138
KD8UJS 11 29 0 20 111
KC8RYF 11 19 1 20 92
KD8WWW 0 36 0 20 92
KC8QVX 0 32 7 20 91
KC8WAU 12 8 9 20 81
KQ8R 0 28 2 20 78

 

2016 Monday Night Net Participation Certificate Winners

Call NCS 2x 1x Bonus Points
WB8FFO 25 25 0 20 145
KD8UJS 11 25 1 20 104
KC8WAU 12 20 0 20 96
KQ8R 0 31 1 20 83
KC8QVX 0 25 11 20 81
KC8RYF 4 21 2 20 76

 

 


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