National Hollerin’ Contest partners with local Amateur Radio Club.

September 17, 2013

Courtesy photo

The Sampson County Amateur Radio Services club (SCARS) was allowed to operate a Special Event Station (call sign N4C) from Spivey’s Corner. Some of the special event station operators pictured are, standing, from left: Cliff Ireland (KK4NC), Dr. Paul Hutchins (WQ4A) and seated David Haase (N4CAT) and Wayne Carpus (W2ZDP). The special event station made 101 radio contacts that included 4 stations outside the continental United States and multiple operators in 29 of the 48 contiguous United States. The farthest radio station contacted was located in Asiatic Russia approximately 5,116 miles from Spivey’s Corner, NC just north, north east of Moscow.