HODARS Ham Store

Posted by & filed under .

Just added, the HODARS Ham Store, through association with Amazon.com. HODARS will receive a small commission on purchases through our store outlet. All proceeds will go to the club to help with future projects. Link to store page is at top of main page. Thank you for your support.    

HODARS Members Presents Program to NARFE

Posted by & filed under .

Four members of HODARS recently presented a program on amateur radio to the Auburn, Alabama chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). The program was held at their monthly meeting located at Saugahatchee Country Club in Auburn, AL. The program covered our recent tower and antenna installation, the K1N DXepedition and other topics […]

April Meeting

Posted by & filed under .

April meeting was held on Wednesday, April 13. Richard, AI4RY presented program on WSPR setup for the HODARS club station. The project is progressing nicely and will be complete soon. The station is receiving and sending signals all over the world. Dick, K4IQJ is working on building a switch so we can switch the WSPR […]

HODARS Communications Van

Posted by & filed under .

Thanks to the efforts of Ted, W4DUF arranging things with a generous benefactor, HODARS is now the owner of a 1988 Ford E350 Econoline van. It has slightly over 29,000 miles. Includes a generator and all sorts of bells and whistles. Has a flat platform on top with ladder on the back door. We are […]

Finally back!

Posted by & filed under .

It has been a busy, hectic year and few months for Admin. Health issues, work, etc. Lots has happened, our club lost one of our dearest members and one of Admin’s close friends in October 2014. Darrell Penrod, K9MUG passed away suddenly and he is so very missed. HODARS has added another tower and antenna, […]

Fun Meeting

Posted by & filed under .

Great to see Dick, K4IQJ; John, WB4LNM; Tom, KE4KW; Reta; Darrell, K9MUG; Bob, KD4PK; Richard, AI4RU;  Bob, KA4PKB; Gene, KI4EEY; John, KI4KUT and guest, Scott, KC4Z. Good meal at Outback prior to meeting, with a fascinating program later with Dick, K4IQJ at the Health Resource Center building. We briefly discussed the W1AW/4 operation and future […]

Antenna Projects in Poka

Posted by & filed under .

Dick, K4IQJ is presenting the program this month. He will be  discussing the improvements to his beverage antennas at KA4PKB’s QTH in Loachapoka. Also improvements to the club antenna system over the last few months. The current beverage length is 500 feet and mounted above ground. Dick plans on installing a beverage on ground in […]

February Meeting

Posted by & filed under .

Due to schedule conflict with Dick, K4IQJ, our meeting is on February 18th. Location: Dogwood Room at Health Resource Center on Pepperell Parkway, across from EAMC. Time: 7 pm…supper at 6 pm at Outback, which is about 2 blocks from HRC. Program: K4IQJ on antenna projects in Loachapoka.

Moseley PRO 67-C

Posted by & filed under , .

Bob says HEY!  HEY to Bob!   Many thanks to club member Dick, K4IQJ for the use of his Moseley Pro 67-C. He had no room to install it at his QTH, and let us put it up outside the club house. We have used it in several contests and it works very well.   […]

Wiregrass ARC Tailgate

Posted by & filed under .

Beautiful Saturday morning and afternoon in South Alabama October 26 at the Wiregrass ARC tailgate at the city square in Headland. Darrell, K9MUG; Bob, KA4PKB; and Cheryl, AA4YL travelled down for the event and then visited Jim, KC4HW at his home in Slocomb. Jim has a great station and antenna system. Great to meet other […]