"A day of education to share ideas, experiences,
knowledge and fellowship among Amateur Radio operators"

HRU 2020 Chairman
Tom Carrubba KA2D

Past Chairmen
Tom Carrubba KA2D 2011-present
Neil Heft KC2KY 2007-2010
George Tranos N2GA 2003-2006
Phil Lewis N2MUN 2000-2002

HRU 2020 Committee
Tom Carrubba KA2D
Gary Lindtner KB2BSL
Diane Ortiz K2DO
Mel Granick KS2G
George Tranos N2GA
Richie Cetron K2KNB
Neil Heft KC2KY
Phil Lewis N2MUN
Dennis Boyé AH2O
Mike Lisenco N2YBB
Jerry Abrams WB2ZEX

HRU 2020 Welcome Team
Kerry Fastenau KC2QXI
Jaci Fastenau KD2ENX
Art Altarac WA2KXE
Donna Reinhart KA2KZT
Adele Portanova WB2OQQ

ARRL New York City / Long Island
Section Convention

Jim Mezey W2KFV, Section Manager

Sponsoring Clubs
Ham Radio University ARC
Radio Central ARC
LIU / Post Radio Station WCWP

Participating Clubs & Organizations
Participating Clubs & Organizations

Door Prize Donors
The HRU Committee thanks the following organizations for their generous donation
Amateur Electronic Supply (AES)
AMSAT - Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation
CQ Magazine
DX Engineering
Easy Way Ham Books
Elk Antennas
Ham Radio Outlet
Kings County Repeater Association
MFJ Enterprises
Quicksilver Radio Products
Radio Oasis
The RF Adapter Guy LLC
The RF Connection
Universal Radio Inc.
West Mountain Radio
Materials for the Connectors workshop donated from the Norm Wesler K2YEW Education fund administered by LIMARC

HRU 2020 is now over! Thanks to all who attended and especially to all the forum moderators and HRU volunteers!
Thank you if you took our HRU 2020 survey. The survey is now closed!

Our 21st annual event!

January 4, 2020

LIU / Post
Hillwood Commons Student Center
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

Spreading Ham Radio Knowledge and Know How
"A day of education to share ideas, experiences, knowledge and fellowship among Amateur Radio operators"

Keynote Speaker
Kris Bickell, K1BIC
ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager

Suggested donation $5 - no preregistration is required!
(Please note that we have not increased the suggested donation despite the higher cost of our new venue. All donations will cover current and future expenses.)

Doors open at 7:30 AM with first forums at 8:30 AM

HRU 2010 on YouTube

Please contact us at info@HamRadioUniversity.org for further info.

Directions to: LIU Post

Note: Please use the WEST entrance of the LIU Post campus. Follow signs to the Tilles Center. Go past the Tilles Center and follow the access road until it turns left and goes along the back of the buildings. You will see Hillwood Commons on the left, next to the radio tower for WCWP! Park and enter Hillwood Commons just to the right of the tower.
Link to additional directions from LIU Post website
Next HRU Committee Meeting:
Tuesday, February 11, 7:30 pm at K2KNB
NEW for 2020
  • Same Great Location - LIU / Post, Hillwood Commons Student Center, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548
  • Saturday, January 4, 2020
  • Newcomer's Meeting and HRU Orientation at 8:30 am - geared towards HRU first-timers with an overview of HRU, what to see and do, and orientation to our new venue.
  • 30 Forums with new forums: Typical HF Antenna Installations, Zooming into CW online, Antenna Power Flow and SWR, Overview of Ham Radio Logging Programs and others to be determined! Please contact us if you have a suggestion for a forum or would like to volunteer to be a moderator!
  • Hands-on Workshops:
    1. Cable Theory / RF Connectors,
    2. Ethernet Connectors,
    3. Test Equipment 1,
    4. Test Equipment 2,
    Preregistration required on day of event
  • Day-of-Event Handout
  • Special Event Station W2HRU and demos
  • Amateur Radio License Exam Session starts at 1:30 PM
  • Amateur Radio Club tables
  • Door Prizes! Anyone who makes a donation will be entered in our main door prize raffle that includes all major prizes. All door prizes will be drawn in the club room and the winner's names will be posted there.
  • Food and Refreshments available

LIU / Post Campus Map

LIU / Post Room Layout
Note: All forum rooms are on first floor.

See HRU Photos here!

HRU 2019 is now history!
The HRU Committee thanks everyone who helped out in the planning and running of the event.
Special thanks go out to the forum moderators without whom the event would not have happened! Another big thank you to our keynote speaker, Howard Michel WB2ITX! For more information about HRU 2019,
please see the HRU 2019 Historical Information

HRU 2019 Keynote Address:
Video of ARRL Chief Executive Officer Howard Michel WB2ITX

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