Upcoming Activities & Events

May 9Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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May 15Alcona County Wide Cleanup
7:30 am - 2 pm
Saturday

Provide communications support at the ARA site in Lincoln
> Use 146.535 MHz Simplex for ALL Communications (Backup on the 145.490 MHz Repeater)
> Two - 3 1/2 Hour Shifts (7:30 am - 11 am; 10:45 am - 2:15 pm)
> Food/Refreshments provided
> Wear Orange Gear & ID's and will operate primarily from vehicles

NOTE: THIS YEAR WILL ONLY BE ONE DAY AND ONE SITE (ARA)
May 16Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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May 20Alcona Co. Amateur Radio Grp. Mtg. "ON THE AIR"; Thursday, 6:30PM
MEETING "ON THE AIR"

Check-in on 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ - - NO ZOOM FOR THIS MEETING!

-- AGENDA --
- Check-ins, Pledge of A, Intro's, Rvw Agenda
- Comm's:
>Youth - - K8AKL
>VE Team, Exams? - - KC8AHX
>Web Site, Trailer Proj, Radio Systems -- W8SZ
- Rvw Events:
> Free Flu Shot Clinic, Tawas and Harrisville
> COVID-19 Vaccine, Status, Elegibility
> Support of recent emergencies
> Has anyone used Digital Modes? Vara Winlink, Fldigi, SSTV, Others?
> Exams and Technician Class?
> Monthly Hours Reporting
- - Status of Projects:
> Repair 2m/70cm Antenna at Harrisville District Health Department #2 Tower
> 2 homeowners on Hubbard Lake (Whippoorwill Dr) want to donate 40 ft Towers
> Luke, KE8LFN will be moving from Harrisville to Oscoda and will need help moving antennas and tower
> Any other items?
- - Close the Meeting
May 23Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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May 30Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
NO NET - - MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!
Jun 6Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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Jun 13Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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Jun 17Alcona Co. Amateur Radio Grp. Mtg. "ON THE AIR"; Thursday, 6:30PM
MEETING "ON THE AIR"

Check-in on 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ - - NO ZOOM FOR THIS MEETING!

-- AGENDA --
- Check-ins, Pledge of A, Intro's, Rvw Agenda
- Comm's:
>Youth - - K8AKL
>VE Team, Exams? - - KC8AHX
>Web Site, Trailer Proj, Radio Systems -- W8SZ
- Rvw Events:
> Free Flu Shot Clinic, Tawas and Harrisville
> COVID-19 Vaccine, Status, Elegibility
> Support of recent emergencies
> Has anyone used Digital Modes? Vara Winlink, Fldigi, SSTV, Others?
> Field Day Plans?
> Exams and Technician Class?
> Monthly Hours Reporting
- - Status of Projects:
> Repair 2m/70cm Antenna at Harrisville District Health Department #2 Tower
> 2 homeowners on Hubbard Lake (Whippoorwill Dr) want to donate 40 ft Towers
> Luke, KE8LFN will be moving from Harrisville to Oscoda and will need help moving antennas and tower
> Any other items?
- - Close the Meeting
Jun 20Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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Jun 27Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 145.490 MHz WB8ZIR/R (100 Hz PL) OR the 147.040 MHz W8SZ/R (123 Hz PL) OR Echolink on W8SZ
Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!
REMEMBER: NO Political or Religious discussions for this net!

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