General

500 Festival Parade

Date: 
Sat 05-26 11:30am - 2:30pm
Description: 

The 2018 Parade marks its 62nd year. More than 300,000 spectators will watch the 1.75m parade as it goes around the downtown Indy streets.

You can support this event by being an Emergency Communicator by contacting Mike Palmer at N9FEB@comcast.net or at (317) 753-8691.

www.500festival.com/parade

Hoosier Hikers - Run with the Foxes (Morgan County)

Date: 
Sat 05-21 7:30am - 11:30am
Description: 

The Morgan County hams support the Hoosier Hikers in this 13.1m event that runs through the Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

Contact Brian Elliott on the 147.060 Martinsville repeater or at N9JPX [n9jpx09@yahoo.com]

www.hoosierhikerscouncil.org/Trail_Race_Info/run_with_foxes.shtml

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500 Festival Mini Marathon

Date: 
Sat 05-05 7:30am - 2:00pm
Description: 

2018 marks the 42nd running of the 500 Festival Mini Marathon. This is the largest half-marathon in the U.S. and the 7th overall largest running event in America.

It has sold out for the past 13 years with 35,000 registrants and an additional 4,000 participants in the 5K run.

Contact Mike Palmer, N9FEB, for volunteering as a ham radio emergency communicator at N9FEB@comcast.net or at (317) 753-8691

www.500festival.com/marathon/

Location

Net Control Station
United States
39° 46' 15.4272" N, 86° 10' 3.3384" W

ARRL Field Day

Date: 
Sat 06-24 1:00pm - Sun 06-25 4:00pm
Description: 

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:

Boone County:
Hamilton County ARES: at Grand Park in Westfield
Hancock County:
Hendricks County ARS: at Avon United Methodist Church. On SR-36 just west of Kroger
Johnson County ARC: Johnson County Jail property
Marion County ARES: On the grounds of Butler University
Morgan County:
Shelby County:

Newsline

Date: 
Wed 02-28 7:00pm
Frequency: 
District 5 VHF
County: 
Marion
Description: 

http://www.arnewsline.org/ news broadcast.

Indianapolis 220 net

Frequency: 
K9XV
County: 
Marion
Description: 

Dust off your 220 rig and join Steve Curtis ND9C on 224.800 MHz (88.5 Hz PL tone) every Tuesday evening at 8:00pm. The 224.800 repeater is usually linked to the 147.210 repeater for this net, so even if you don't have a 220 radio, you can join in.

Marion County Repeaters and Nets

Regularly-scheduled nets in Marion and surrounding counties.

Marion County Repeater Locations

Printable map of repeaters in Marion and surrounding counties.

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Date: 
Sat 11-03 7:30am
Description: 

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/

Location

Net Control Station
United States
39° 46' 5.9556" N, 86° 10' 0.8796" W

Welcome!

Welcome to the Indyhams.org website!

This purpose of this site is to provide information about amateur radio in and around Marion County, Indiana, with an emphasis on public service activities.

Where is everything?

Welcome to the new site! Before we go on, a big thank you goes out to David Norris KG9AE for administering this site over the past few years.

We are still in the process of moving content from the old site to this new site. If you notice something missing or find something about the site that isn't working correctly, please let us know. Use the "Contact" button near the top of the page to send us "Website feedback".

Here are the header links from the old site:

Mike Palmer N9FEB
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