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 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.