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HCH Open House

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The next event on the club schedule is the Open house which will be held on the traditional first Saturday in August (3rd). This is by far the biggest event the club does all year where dozens of visitors come … Continue reading

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Member news

Last week I learned that fellow HCH member Rich Haario had passed away in November. I was sad to hear this news because Rich was a super nice guy always willing to talk about R/C or life in general when … Continue reading

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A good deed

While doing a little spring cleaning at the field prep party in April it was quickly decided that the easiest way to deal with the box of returnables from the previous season was to donate them. Those cans were given to … Continue reading

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Visitors/observers at the flying field

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Have you ever visited another flying field as an observer? If so, I’m willing to bet that you’ve had an experience similar to what I’ve had. Here’s the scenario: I’m a sole body standing behind the fence, in the spectator area, … Continue reading

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Snow? Seriously?

So all HCH members wake up the morning of the field prep party, the unofficial opening of the field for the season, to find snow on the ground. The sight of snow is probably the reason for the low turn … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the 2013 flying season

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Flying season is just around the corner, even though it may not seem like it because Mother Nature has other ideas. Believe we’re being punished for the mild winter we had last year. On Saturday April, 20 @ 10:00am club … Continue reading

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What frequency do you use? – Poll

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In the spring of 2003 the club made a major modification to the method of frequency control at the field.  Prior to the change, mishaps caused by frequency conflicts were occurring quite frequently. The instant the new system went into … Continue reading

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