[W8LKY] Volunteers needed for the HOF Grand Parade (August 4th)

The following was received by Frank, WA8WHP from Wade, WD8MIU. In case you aren’t aware, Ham Radio has a long tradition of assisting with the Football HOF Enshrinement Festival Grand Parade. Volunteers aren’t from any one group, but rather from all over. Hope you can help out. —————————- ​ Monday 5-28-18

HOF Grand Parade Ham Radio Volunteers,
Looking for Returning HOF Grand Parade Volunteers and Anyone else who would like to Help this Year Sat. Aug. 4th 6:00 AM until around 12:00 Noon all depending where your work Block is Located.
Anyone who already told me they were coming back – Please Reply Anyway

The Appreciation Dinner is on Friday July 20th @ the same place the Civic Center in Canton a None Volunteer Guest is $15 Everyone needs to be 21 years or older and have an ID, the Deadline is June 22nd to get tickets.

If you’re New Working the Grand Parade there is training time @ the Perry Library @ Sippo Lake entrance off of 12th Street Tuesday July 17th or Thursday July 19th @ 5:30 PM in the Lower Level. Pick a Date one or the other, Please Let Me Know If you have worked the parade before. Your Attendance isn’t necessary.

So Lets Recap: Please let me know the following:

  • Can you work the Grand Parade? If yes, do you want to go to the Appreciation Dinner?
  • Will you be going to training meeting if so tell me what day
  • Do you own a DMR Radio?
  • Do you have a Analog 2 meter HT?

Looking Forward to Seeing Your Reply

Thank You for Volunteering Again for this Event that is Great for Canton and Brings a lot of Money to the City Business

Below is the Link to the Grand Parade Webpage if you have any questions etc.or Simply Reply to me with questions. ​


I need to Know what Holes to Fill, so Please Let Me Know ASAP your Coming Back for a New Vollunteer for the 2018 HOF Grand Parade!


Wade H. Huthmacher WD8MIU
1706 Faircrest St.SW
Canton, Ohio 44706
Cell 330-704-2100

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