The Clinton County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated member club of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) - and has been assigned by the FCC the club callsign KC9HNP, with WM9M as the license trustee.
Party (IN QP) is May 6, 2006
Will you help
make this successful for the state of Indiana?
Code by Paul Segal, W9EEA (1928)
The radio amateur
never knowingly operating in such a way as to lessen
the pleasure of others.
LOYAL..... offering loyalty, encouragement
and support to other amateurs, local clubs and the American
Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the
United States is represented nationally and internationally.
PROGRESSIVE..... with knowledge abreast
of science, a well built and efficient station, and
operation beyond reproach.
FRIENDLY..... with slow and patient
operation when requested, friendly advice and counsel
to the beginner, kindly assistance, co-operation 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
PATRIOTIC..... with station and skill
always ready for service to country and community.
What is amateur radio?
Ham radio operators use two-way radio stations from
their homes, cars, boats and outdoors to make hundreds
of friends around town and around the world. They communicate
with each other using voice, computers, and Morse code.
Some hams bounce their signals off the upper regions
of the atmosphere, so they can talk with hams on the
other side of the world. Other hams use satellites.
Many use hand-held radios that fit in their pockets.
exchange pictures of each other using television. Some
also like to work on electronic circuits, building their
own radios and antennas. A few pioneers in Amateur Radio
have even contributed to advances in technology that
we all enjoy today. There are even ham-astronauts who
take radios with them on the International Space Station
and thrill thousands of hams on earth with a call from
But seriously... Using
even the simplest of radio setups and antennas, amateurs
communicate with each other for fun, during emergencies,
and even in contests. They handle messages for police
and other public service organizations during all kinds
of emergencies including:
Tornadoes and floods
Fires and chemical spills
Search and rescue
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