Events

  • ARRL Field Day
    Sat 06-24 1:00pm - Sun 06-25 4:00pm

    Held the fourth full weekend of June, Field Day activities can be found in almost every county in Central Indiana. Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby Counties all usually have activities.

    Go to the county frequencies and give a call. Or go to the ARRL Field Day Locator at:

    http://www.arrl.org/field-day-locator

    District Field Day Activities can be found at the following locations:

  • Multiple Sclerosis Bike Ride
    Sat 09-09 7:30am - 3:30pm

    This year, the ride is a single-day bicycling event. Riders have a choice of riding 30 - 50 - 75 - 100 or 125 Miles on the country roads Hamilton and Boone counties.

    There are several Rest Stops and hazardous road crossings that hams assist at. This event utilizes many hams equipment with APRS so the Net Controls can track the lead and tail riders of each route. This info is relayed to Law Enforcement for traffic control purposes.

  • Hilly Hundred (Monroe County)
    Sat 10-07 7:00am - Sun 10-08 5:00pm

    The 50th annual Hilly Hundred will be held October 7-8, 2017, in scenic Monroe, Morgan, Owen, and Brown Counties. The event is sponsored by Central Indiana Bicycling Association (CIBA).

    The riders will take on the hills riding about 50 miles each day, returning to Ellettsville where the Start - Finish Line is.

  • Indianapolis Half Marathon in Lawrence
    Sat 10-07 7:00am - 3:00pm

    This is the 22nd Annual Indianapolis Half-Marathon held in Lawrence, IN, old Ft. Harrison area.
    It is a 13.1 mile and 5K/Run-Walk.

    If you would like to work this as an Emergency Communicator, contact Mike Palmer, N9FEB@comcast.net

    www.hometownhalf.com

  • American Diabetes Association Tour-de-Cure
    Sat 10-07 7:30am - 12:30pm

    Hams support this event as emergency communicators mostly outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This event has a 100 mile ride that stays inside the track, but offers a 50 mile and 75 mile road course, which is where the hams come in handy.

    To volunteer as an emergency communicator, contact Mike Palmer at N9FEB@comcast.net or at (317) 753-8691

  • Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
    Sat 11-04 7:30am

    Full 26.2 mile marathon starting and ending in downtown Indianapolis.

    To volunteer as Ham Radio support, contact N9FEB Mike Palmer at N9FEB@comcast.net or at (317) 753-8691.

    http://monumentalmarathon.com/