Clubs and Activities

Amateur Radio involvement and personal accomplishments.  AKA brag sheet 🙂

Clubbing

In chronological order…

The Wood County Amateur Radio Club – K8TIH
Joined while attending BGSU

  • Member (2002 – life)
  • EchoLink presentation (March 2005)
  • Webmaster (2005 – current)
  • Nominated and awarded Life Membership by Bill WD8JWJ (2012)
  • D-STAR presentation (February 2012)
  • Dongle Bits article series (2014 – 2015)
  • Digital Communications in Amateur Radio article series (2016 – 2017)

American Radio Relay League – W1AW


Dayton Amateur Radio Association – W8BI
Joined to support Dayton Hamvention

  • Member since 2011

TAPR
Joined for the innovations in computing and digital

  • Member since 2016

West Chester Amateur Radio Association – WC8VOA
Joined for their support of the Voice of America Museum

  • Member since 2019

Toledo Mobile Radio Association – W8HHF
Joined for their support of a large number of repeaters and nodes in the area

  • Member since 2020

Activities

Cuyahoga CountyCleveland NWS Skywarn (2014 – 2015, 2020 – current)
I like thunderstorms.

  • Cuyahoga County Skywarn net control station
  • Cleveland Skywarn Backbone net control station

Ham Nation (2014 – current)


National Parks on the Air

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial – NM20 – October 22 & 23, 2016
This was one hell of a activation and good time.  Organized by Bob – K8MD and Andrew – WA8LIV.  Write-up by K8MD.


AmateurLogic.TV Sound Check Net

  • Net control (2020)


Training

  • Skywarn spotter since 2000
  • FEMA NIMS IS-100, 200, 700, 800 (2020)

Public service events

  • Westlake Invitational Soccer Tournament
  • CVS Marathon
  • MS 150 Buckeye Breakaway (formally Pedal to the Point)
  • Holiday Parade (Bowling Green, Ohio)
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  • River Run

Inactive club memberships

The Lake Erie Amateur Radio Association – WB8CQR WR8ABC
Joined after getting licensed. Dad was a member and former Trustee.


Wood County ARES

  • Member (2005-2006)

Ham radio and tech.