Rare One Associates reach 14!

The Rare Ones of New Orleans are excited to announce that with the addition of KD8LPT, Greg and K5JMI, Gabriel we have reached a total of 14 Associates.  Check out the “Associates” tab for all 14 along with their Associate numbers.

Congratulations to all!!

Rare Ones present Honorary Certificate

The Rare Ones of New Orleans are proud to announce that we have presented an Honorary Certificate to W4KKP, Cliff Kayhart of White Rock, SC. Cliff is the
“WORLDS OLDEST OPERATING HAM” at 106 years old!
Congratulations Cliff and on behalf of the Rare Ones, thank you so much for your service to our Country.
Please take the time to check out Cliff’s QRZ page.

Breaking News

The Rare Ones are proud to announce that we have two new certificate winners!

N8JIW – Don
WD0AAH – Mark

Congratulations on becoming
“HONORARY RARE ONE ASSOCIATES”

Two Amateur Radio Operators receive Awards from the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans

Congratulations to Gary Harris – kc0wch and Evans Martin – kk4tyw for qualifying for awards issued by the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans.  Gary, kc0wch, from Missouri, qualified for a certificate by contacting 8 of the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans.  Again, congratulations Gary!  Also, the “Rare Ones” recognize Evans – kk4tyw, from Tennessee, for his efforts to have confirmed contacts with at least 4 “Rare Ones”.  Evan is awarded with a personalized window sticker for this automobile or ham shack.  Great job Evan!

8 Ham Radio Operators Receive Window Sticker Award from “Rare Ones”

The following 8 Ham Radio Operators will receive the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans personalized Window Sticker.  N5DHB, Big John and affectionate known as the “Rockin’ Bear”, is ecstatic of the response the Amateur Radio Community has embraced the “Rare Ones” of New Orleans.  Big John says, “My love for the City of New Orleans and the ability to share some of its unique history, traditions and culture with the Amateur Radio Community keeps me going!  Congratulations to the newest award recipients.

KB8CR – Charlie Rubenstein

KD4VTE – Richard Zoellner

KK4MES – John Baggett

KC1GQH – Richard Araya

KD0YVA – Timothy Hannigan

KJ4ZMV – Terrance White

KB5GH – Robert Fox

KC0WCH – Gary Harris

Introductory Window Sticker Award Ending April 30, 2017

The introductory Window Sticker Award will end on April 30th, 2017.  The Window Sticker Award has been popular with operators contacting the “Rare Ones”.   Dale Budenski, K5NQ – “the Noisy Quail” is thrilled of the number of hams qualifying for the award and the success of the resurrection of the “Rare Ones” Group in New Orleans.  Dale says, “Don’t be discourage.  The “Rare Ones” will resurrect the Window Sticker Awards Program from time-to-time in order to highlight special events in New Orleans”.  So stay tuned and keep the electrons flowing through the coax!