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Thank you Don!

A plaque was presented to outgoing president, Don Huey, KA4NDY for his outstanding leadership for the first two years of HODARS existence. He led us through some rough times in 2009,  but we came through stronger than ever and the future does look bright. New officers were elected at the January meeting and we were… Read More »

Antenna Farm of DR1A

DR1A is the contest callsign of the DF0CG team in Weeze (Germany, JO31CQ). WOW, just incredible! Another view of the farm from atop the 80 meter vertical…

We Did It! LOTW Triple Play Award

Many, many thanks to club member Darrell, K9MUG for his tireless work on the CW portion of the Triple Play Award. A big thank you to KD4POJ in North Dakota, KK7UV in Montana,  and WW3DE in Delaware for their help with last minute qsos. Entity CW Phone Digital Alabama KG4CUY KI4VFW K9MUG Alaska KL8DX AL9A… Read More »

Triple Play Award Update

W4HOD is down to the final two contacts for the LOTW Triple Play Award. AA4YL contacted Maine tonight, which leaves Montana and North Dakota on SSB for the final two. Many thanks to Darrell, K9MUG for his wonderful efforts in the award hunt, we could not have done it without him. UPDATE:  AA4YL worked North… Read More »


Call: W4HOD Operator(s): AA4YL Station: W4HOD Class: SOAB LP QTH: AL Operating Time (hrs): 12 Summary: Band  QSOs  Pts  Countries  OK Stns ————————————- 80: 40:   68  258      18        3 20:   53   75      20   4 15:    2    3       2    … Read More »

HODARS 1st in Alabama MOAB-LP RTTY Roundup 2009

HODARS received a pleasant surprise in our mailbox last week. A certificate for first place, Alabama Section in our category in the RTTY Roundup. Multi Operator, Low Power in the Alabama Section.  Club members KF4OPX and AA4YL were operators in the contest.