Serving Dallas County, Iowa and the surrounding area.

Hiawatha Amateur  Radio Club

HARC Net Details

Greetings! Here are the HARC Net Details for 3/13/2017.

The details:

1. KD0BR-----------Bob----------Urbandale
2. KB0ORT/P--------Brian--------Perry
3. WA2GTM----------Ray----------Perry
4. WD0FYJ----------Walt---------Urbandale
5. KE0IAA----------Samantha-----Perry
6. KE0CBV----------John---------Ft. Dodge
7. W0JW------------John---------Truro
8. K1SLR-----------Scott--------Urbandale
9. KA0JPN----------Pierre-------Grand Junction
10. KC0EBL----------Steve--------Perry
11. KD0RQL/EL-------Tom----------Des Moines
12. KC0YHU----------Craig/NCS----Urbandale

/EL = Echolink /LT = Limited Time /M = Mobile /P = Portable


KD0BR: - Bob; Don - KC0MTF, Dallas County EC (ARES) needs to have anyone interested in being part of Dallas County ARES to fill out one of the Registration forms and return it to him. The PDF form can be accessed by coping the following link and entering it into your web browser:
Or on the website in the Related Links page.
Don can be contacted at if you have any questions.

WD0FYJ: - Walt; Wednesday night out with Walt will be at; Cozy Cafe, 5405 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310.
Contact Walt on 146.610 repeater and let him know you are planning to be there. Arrive about 6:00 p.m. for seating.
Come join us for some great food and conversation with fellow hams and friends.

KC0YHU: - Craig announces that he is stepping down from the Net Manager & Editor job for the HARC Net. We are looking for volunteers and someone to take the Net Manager's job, net controls for the net and Editor for the HARC Net Details each week. The position(s)become available starting March 27th. Contact Craig at if interested or Bob, KD0BR at

Thanks to Bob, KD0BR, for calling the UHF Net!

1. WA2GTM----------Ray----------Perry
2. KE0CBV----------John---------Ft. Dodge
3. K1SLR-----------Scott--------Urbandale
4. K0SJ------------Vince--------Fort Dodge
5. KC0YHU----------Craig--------Urbandale
6. KD0BR-----------Bob/NCS------Urbandale


WD0FYJ: - Walt, is looking for an NMO mount antenna shaped something like a Fram Oil Filter. Catch Walt on the 146.610 repeater.


03/18/2017 Sioux City IA
Sponsor: Siouxland ARA
Time: 11:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) - Phone call is preferredv Contact: Michael E. Nickolaus, (712) 223-3164 - Email:
Location: American Red Cross, 4200 War Eagle Dr, Sioux City IA

03/19/2017 Des Moines IA
Sponsor: DMRAA
Time: 1:00 PM (Walk-ins allowed) - Registration at 12:30 pm
Contact: Richard J. Allen, (515) 795-2162 - Email:
Location: Johnstone Supply Company Classroom, 11000 Justin Dr, Des Moines IA 50322-3872
NOT handicapped accessible

03/26/2017 Davenport IA
Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club
Time: 1:00 PM (No walk-ins) - Pre-registration required
Contact: Roger W. Franke, (563) 355-5517 - Email:
Location: St Ambrose University McMullem Hall, 518 W Locust St, Davenport IA 52803-2829


03/18/2017 Mahaska Hams Swapmeet
Location: American Legion Hall, 302 High Avenue East, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Sponsor: Mahaska Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.49 (PL 146.2)
Public Contact: Vernon Stanley, N0SJF, 20684 232nd Street Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-2154 - Email:

Out of State Ones:

03/25/2017 Springtime OARS Club Hamfest
Location: Mount Vernon Arts & Rec Ctr MARC, 822 W Mount Vernon Blvd, Mount Vernon, MO 65712
Sponsor: Ozarks Amateur Radio Society
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.97 (PL 162.2)
Public Contact: Mike Sanders, K0AZ, 18169 Highway 174 Mount Vernon, MO 65712
Phone: 417-466-0401 - Email:


Amplitude Modulation Event

Announcing the 2017...AM Rally Operating Event

On the HF+6M Amateur Bands *

0000Z Sat April 1 - 0000Z Monday April 3

* The purpose of this event is to encourage the use of Amplitude Modulation on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 , and 6 meter Amateur Radio Bands, and to highlight various types of AM equipment in use today. This event is open to any and all radio amateurs who are running full carrier amplitude modulation (standard AM), using any type of radio equipment. Modern, Vintage, Tube, Transistor, Software Defined, Military, Boat Anchor, Broadcast, Home Brew or Commercially available radio are all welcomed to join in on the AM fun.

Check it out at:


Thanks for checking in this week. And thank you all for making the HARC Net a success!


Craig Rose - KC0YHU

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