2011-2012 Membership Directory

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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 […]

2011 Dues And Welcome A New Member

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2011 club dues are steadily coming in and the Treasurer appreciates that. Thank all of you for your continued support of HODARS. With our new emphasis on the technical and operating principals of amateur radio, we have a very bright future. Please welcome our newest member, John Klingelhoeffer, WB4LNM. John has paid his dues and […]

Wednesday Lunch

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Wednesday lunch at Firehouse Subs in Auburn today.  Tom, KE4KWE and his wife Reta; John, WB4LNM; Ken, W4KDS; Cheryl, AA4YL and Bob, KA4PKB were present.. Great conversation and food, plus a beautiful sunny day. http://www.firehousesubs.com/  

Spud Gun Update

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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 […]

WSPR Program for February Meeting

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WSPR is a piece of software that enables you to participate in a world-wide network of low power propagation beacons. It enables your radio transceiver to transmit beacon signals, and to receive beacon signals from similarly-equipped stations in the same amateur band. Because participating stations usually upload spots that they receive in real time to […]

Special May Meeting

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Dave Morris, N5UP, the founder of eQSL will be our guest speaker at the May meeting.  Dave will be flying throughout the US this Spring and wants to visit as many amateur radio clubs as possible. Dave’s program will be about eQSL of course, how it works, and how to join. You can read all […]

October VE Test Sessions

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The schedule for October VE testing has been posted on the ARRL VE page. The VE tab is at the top of this page and has all the details of the testing session. The sessions will be held on Saturday, October 2 at 9:30 AM CT and Monday, October 11 at 6:00 PM CT. The […]

September Meeting A Success

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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 […]

September Meeting

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September meeting of HODARS is this Tuesday, the 14th at 7 PM CT at the Health Resource Center across from East Alabama Medical Center. We will have a special guest, Frank McLemore, N4TKT, who will present a program on lightening and grounding. We will have an Italian supper at 6 PM CT in the meeting room prior […]