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About HCARS

 

The  Huntington County Amateur Radio Society, call sign K9HC, operates in  Huntington County, Indiana. Our 2 meter repeater is on 146.685 - PL  141.3, and hosts a weekly net on Saturday evenings at 8pm EST. Our 70cm  repeater is on 443.975+


On the first Saturday of each month, we hold a simplex net on 146.460 at  7:30pm EST. 


HCARS club meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month  at the Cafe of Hope in Huntington;  900 E State St, Huntington, IN  46750 



The Amateurs Code:

  

The Radio Amateur is:


Considerate... never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others. 


Loyal... offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs.


Progressive... with knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient station and operation above reproach.


Friendly...slow  and patient when requested; friendly advice and counsel to the  beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and  consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of  the amateur spirit.


Balanced... radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school, or community.


Patriotic... station and skill always ready for service to country and community.


The original Amateurs Code was written by: Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in 1928

ARRL

 

ARRL is the national association for amateur radio in the United States . Founded in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim as The American Radio Relay League, ARRL is  a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs. ARRL  numbers within its ranks the vast majority of active radio amateurs in  the nation and has a proud history of achievement as the standard-bearer  in amateur affairs. 


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