How I got started in Ham Radio

Some people are “elmered” into the hobby, not just discover it on their own. I have always worked with electronics, whether it be the kits that my parents bought at the local radio shack, or something more like fixing a radio or cd player…

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W8M Memorial Special Event Station

On Saturday Sep. 22nd The Canton Amateur Radio Club will be operating the W8M station from on top of the memorial, we should be on the air from about 1000 EDT till dark or about 2100, QSO with us if you get a chance. We will be on multiple bands so tune around until you hear us. Also if your in the Canton area the parade 2M frequency is 146.520 simplex. Feel free to listen in.

William Mickinley National Monument

Sep 22 will be the 100 year mark since President Mickinley passed on. Local Amateurs will help contact other amateurs and along the parade route. Plans have been set for the Special Event Station W8M “William 8 Mckinley” to be located behind the monument and working on several bands with a primary on 40 meters.

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