Upcoming Activities & Events

Sep 15Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

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!

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Sep 19Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting (Third Thursday of Month)
6:30 pm
Thu

Alcona Co EMS/EOC Bldg, 2600 E M-72. Free Refreshments.
-------PRELIMINARY AGENDA--------
- Pledge of Allegiance, Intro's & Agenda
- Standing Committees:
>Youth Program - K8AKL
>VE Team - KC8AHX
>Web Site, Trailer Projects, Radio Systems - W8SZ
- Review of Events:
> Report on Harrisville Fireworks
> Report on County Fairs
- Status of Projects:
> Status of Technician Class & Exams, When?
>> Consider: Sundays, Sep 29 & Oct 6 from Noon-5PM both Sundays
>> Consider: Sundays, Oct 27 & Nov 3 from Noon-5PM both Sundays
> Repair Luke's, KE8LFN, Gap Titan Antenna
> Curran Black Bear Support, Saturday September 28
> State SET support on Sep 28 starting at 8am, SEE Separate SET Entry.
> 2 homeowners on Hubbard Lake (Whipperwill Dr) want to donate 40 ft Towers & related items
> Oct 13 (Sunday) 2pm Bump & Run Fair Benefit at the ARA
- Other Items:
- 10 Min. Break
> Program:
>> Review WinLink
>> Horizontal Dipole vs. Vertical Antenna - which is better?
Sep 22Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Sep 28Curran's Black Bear Festival
9:00 am - 4:00pm
Saturday ONLY THIS YEAR!

Come down, operate & demonstrate Ham Radio, Morse Code and much more! Communications Trailer, Refreshments. The Communications Trailer will be located at the Township hall in Curran just off M-65/M-72.

SAROM S&R will be providing Dog S&R demonstrations.

The State SET will be conducted from the Communications Trailer as well. SEE Separate SET Entry.

Click on Thumbnail Photo for Festival Info.
Sep 282019 Michigan Annual SET
Annual Simulated Emergency Test
Saturday approx. from 8am to 1pm

We will conduct this SET from the Communications Trailer which will be located at the Curran Black Bear Festival.

Click on Trailer Icon to obtain SET Participant Information.

This SET senario simulates complete Communications Outages in all forms through out the nation. Amateur Radio is functional and the SEOC has been activated. Packet and WinLink will be tested.

Please check into the 147.04 or the 145.49 repeaters starting at 8am.
Sep 29Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Oct 6Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Oct 13Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: TBD

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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Oct 13Alcona County Fair Benefit "Bump & Run"
Sunday October 13; Time Afternoon TBD at the ARA Site

Bari MacNeil Event
Details including Food Services, Prize Money, etc. to be provided after Fair Board 9/17 Meeting.
Oct 17Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting (Third Thursday of the Month)
6:30 pm
Thursday

Alcona Co. EMS/EOC Building, 2600 E M-72. Free Refreshments.
------------PRELIMINARY AGENDA--------------
- Pledge of Allegiance, Introductions & Review Agenda
- Standing Committees:
>>Youth Program - - K8AKL
>>VE Team - - KC8AHX
>>Web Site, Trailer Projects, Radio Systems - - W8SZ
- Review of Recent Events:
- - Reports
- Status of Projects:
- - Status of Technician Class and Exam session Program
- Other Items:
- 10 Min. Break
- - Program:
- - TBD
Oct 20Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Oct 27Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ Repeater (123 Hz PL)

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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.