BILL FINNEGAN RECEIVES ARRL AWARD

MARC member Bill Finnegan, NR8I, was presented the 2014 Herb S. Brier Award from the ARRL at MARC’s General Membership Meeting February 9, 2015.  Dale Williams, WA8EFK, Director, ARRL Great Lakes Division presented the award and plaque.  He spoke about the contributions and dedication Bill has exhibited over the years which led to the submission of his name by MARC for the Instructor of the Year.  Bill has been a long-time ham radio participant and encourages others to become active in the field.  Also present was Scott Donally, N8SY, Section Manager of ARRL Ohio Section who supported this presentation and accomplishment.  Congratulations Bill!

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Technician Classes to be Held

Classes will begin on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 to assist folks who would like to obtain their Technician License and participate in the wonderful world of Amateur Radio Operators!  The classes are taught by Bill Finnegan, NR8I, and will be held starting at 7:00 p.m. at the MARC Clubhouse.  Classes will be held weekly, same day of the week and same time for nine weeks.  It is suggested that you purchase “The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual” which has been updated this year and contains all information that will be covered as well as Exam Questions and Answers.

Antenna Farm going up

The start of an in credible antenna farm.

The start of an incredible antenna farm.

The ultimate antenna farm going up.  This will incorporate many of the common ham radio antennas.  The Dipole, Long wire – most common in this installation, Rhombic, both V beam and Inverted V, End Fed Zepp, and complementing vertical antennas.  Many of the antennas will be used simultaneous while others are used exclusive, neighboring antennas are directional driving.   Over 60 poles have been set for this structure.

Ham News

The start of an in credible antenna farm.

Marion Ohio Field Day Poster 2014

Field Day Poster Marion Ohio 2014

Field Day Poster Marion Ohio 2014

MARION AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

FIELD DAY 2014

Station W8GVB:  Listen for Whiskey 8 Golf Victor Bravo Field Day on  June 28th – 29th Saturday @ 2:00 PM till Sunday @ 2:00 PM

First Consolidated Station # 3 State Route 309 @ Pole Lane Rd. Marion Ohio

FD5 FD 2014 Field Day poster 2014

First License Class

First License Class Start March 11 2014

First License CLASSES
HELD TUESDAY NIGHTS BEGINNING
TUESDAY MARCH 11, 2014
7:00 PM—9:00PM

FOR 8 WEEKS—IN MARION, OHIO

Matinee building on Marion County Fair Ground.

Call Bill Finnegan  NR8I @ 740-387-8944