From the Upper Peninsula of Michigan along the southern shore of Lake Superior ~ Station  K 8 L O D

   
It's the largest of its kind in the U.P.  Unload your treasures or restock!
 
It's the 31th Annual Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association
Ham Radio and Electronics
Swap and Shop

 
February 6, 2009
 
DON'T MISS THIS EVENT.  Plans are in the works to make it bigger and better than last year.  The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association prides itself on making this Swap and Shop the best in the U.P.  Each year we attempt to out do the previous year and this year is no exception.  Mark your calendar now and we'll see you there.
 
As usual, this year's event will take place at the Negaunee Township Hall, midway between Negaunee and Marquette on highway M-35.  From the intersection of highways U.S. 41 and M-35, go south on M-35 approximately one (1) mile and you'll be there.  For the folks coming from the south and on M-35, just keep on a coming!  You won't miss the place.  (See map below)
 
The talk in frequency will be the 147.27+ repeater with a 100 Hz PL Tone, using the K8LOD callsign.
 
Doors will open at 9:00am and the event is scheduled to end at 2:00pm.  Admission is only $4.00.  There will be plenty of door prizes and as always, a raffle drawing. (You don't need to be present to win any of the raffle prizes).
 
Raffle tickets are $1.00 a piece or 6 for $5.00, so bring an extra five spot along.  Many table have already been sold and usually sell out, so if you want a table contact Greg, KI8AF and reserve yours. Tables are still only $6.00 each. Greg's contact info: 906 225-1594 or ki8af@arrl.net.
 
There's no need to bring a lunch or go out to eat as there will be plenty of food, treats, coffee and soda available at the refreshment stand.  Lots of ham gear on the club table this year, hope to see you there.
 
Map to Swap and Shop Site
 

 

 
HARA Swap and Shop 2009 - The 2009 HARA swap and shop is now history, and it was a great success!  We had lots of nice door prizes donated by companies and individuals from around the world.  Following is a list of prize donors along with their web page addresses, or in the case of local donors, their location in our community.  Please check into these web pages to see what great products these companies have to offer.  If possible, give them your business and let them know that you heard about their company at the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Swap and Shop.
 
ARRL      www.arrl.org
Amcom      www.amcomusa.com
Buckmaster      www.buck.com
Cliffs Custom Cutouts      www.oakcallsigns.com
Harlan Technologies      www.hampubs.com
Hot Press T-Shirts      www.hotpresstshirts.com
International Broadcasting Services      www.passband.com
N3FJP's Amateur Radio Software      www.n3fjp.com
Opto Electronics      www.optoelectronics.com
Star Cards Inc.      www.star-cards.net
SteppIR Antenna Systems      www.steppir.com
The QSL Man      www.qslman.com
 
LOCAL DONORS
Astro UP Rock, MI
Bonanza Marquette      www.bonanzamarquette.com
Car Quest Marquette
Midway Rentals Negaunee
Stanley Strangle Bruce Crossing
Sacketts Sales and Service Marquette
41 Lumber Marquette
 
Thanks to all that donated door prizes to our swap and shop!  A special thanks goes to Rich (N8GBA) for help in acquiring local door prizes.  If I missed anyone that donated a gift, please accept my apologies.
 
Bill N8NRG
HARA Hamfest Committee
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