Category Archives: Projects

Moseley PRO 67-C

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.  … Read More »

Heart of Dixie ARS in the Heartland

Work continues on finalizing travel plans to North Dakota. Club members will gather in Fargo on Thursday, July 14. Setup will begin on Friday morning and if necessary, finish up on Saturday morning. Check back here for any further updates. Work has begun on the QSL card for the expedition, but won’t be finalized until… Read More »

North Dakota Update

Making final plans and lists for the RTTY Expedition to North Dakota for the NAQP. We will do our best to make some contacts outside the contest hours, including RTTY and SSB. We are setting up on Friday, so look for us on the bands then. We will be operating during the practice session Friday… Read More »

June Meeting

The June meeting of HODARS is Tuesday, June 14th. Location is the Health Resource Center on Pepperell Parkway, across from the East Alabama Medical Center. The meeting is in the first room on the right. The meeting begins at 7 PM CT. Meeting will cover Field Day preparation at the home of KI4KUT. We will… Read More »

  IN THE PLANNING STAGES! The Great HODARS RTTY Expedition July 16-17, 2011 The North America RTTY QSO Party Horace, North Dakota From the QTH of W0ZOK Look For W4HOD/0 W4HOD/0 Operators: K9MUG, KA4PKB, AA4YL, W0ZOK  

Thursday Evening VE Test & Happy Hour

Congrats to Ken, KJ4ZYC, from Montgomery for passing his Extra class exam Tuesday evening. Not only did he pass, but did not miss a single answer. This VE has not seen many amateurs accomplish that. After the test, Ken,  VE Hal- KJ4TD, Bob- KA4PKB; and VE Cheryl- AA4YL adjourned to Moe’s Southwest Grill for happy… Read More »

ARRL VE Test Session

ARRL VE test session will be held Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 6:00 PM CDT. Location is the Career Center inside the Goodwill Industries store on Pepperell Parkway in Midway Plaza. Map Link is shown here. We will be giving the Extra Class test to an amateur from Montgomery. Other license tests will be offered… Read More »

2011-2012 Membership Directory

Working on the 2011-2012 membership directory for HODARS. Tweaking it and getting it ready to mail next week. It is up to date and has the newest members in it. I did not include the By-Laws and Constitution, as they are archaic and too exclusive. HODARS will vote and amend them soon to create a… Read More »

Spudniks and Ice Cream

Tonight  was great fun. Deyl, KD4FD; Tom, KE4TWE; his wife Reta; Darrell, K9MUG; Bob, KA4PKB; and Cheryl, AA4YL met at the HRC to finish up as many Spudniks as we could. We did manage to finish one for Deyl, Darrell, and Tom. We will finish up the rest as soon as we can. Tom, KE4KWE,… Read More »

Spud Gun Construction Finale

Tonight is the Spudnik finale at the Health Resource Center. We will meet at 6 PM to finish up the spud gun construction. We will be meeting in the large room on the left as you come in the front door. This room has a lots of room to spread out. Eat before you come,… Read More »

Spud Gun Update

The Spudnik construction meeting went well.  Six Spudniks were built for club members. Time did not allow for completion of all of them, but we will meet again this month and finish them up. The best news was the presence of Deyl, KD4FD at the meeting. We have not seen Deyl in a while and… Read More »

What’s that sound?! It’s Spudnik!

The March meeting of HODARS is scheduled for March 8th. As usual the meeting will be held at the Health Resource Center across from EAMC on Pepperell  Parkway. Meeting begins at 7 PM. Pre meeting supper will be at a local eating establishment, which has not been selected yet. We meet at 6 Pm for… Read More »

September Meeting A Success

September meeting of HODARS was great fun. Frank McLemore, N4TKT had a great program on grounding and protection against lightening. He even had gifts for everyone in attendance. Supper was very good with lots of fellowship. We were honored to have Dean, KI4LLX visiting us and hope he returns soon. Stew, K4JOP joined the club at the meeting and we… Read More »