Upcoming Activities & Events

Aug 7 - Aug 8National Lighthouse Weekend at the Sturgeon Point Lighthouse
IF SUFFICIENT INTEREST EXIST THEN:
We are planning operating on Saturday and Sunday, August 7 & 8 using the Communications Trailer.

If you are planning to attend please contact Veryl Davis (KC8AHX) on 989-724-6999 who will be handling this event. Veryl is managing this event as a member of the Alcona Historical Society which manages the Sturgeon Point Lighthouse property.

CLICK ON LIGHTHOUSE ICON FOR MORE DETAILS
Aug 8Paul 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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Aug 15Paul 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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Aug 17 - Aug 21Alcona County Fair Week
Provide communications and related support for the Fair at the ARA site in Lincoln. Also demonstrate Amateur Radio from the Communications Trailer.
NOTE: THE ALPENA FAIR CHANGED THEIR TIMING NOW IN DIRECT CONFLICT WITH THE ALCONA FAIR!

The Communications Trailer will be on display for the public and also will be manned by LEPC/CERT team members.

Attend any day to demonstrate Amateur Radio from the Communications Trailer.

Especially need help on:
- Wednesday (8/18) starting at 5PM to cover expected crowd for concert at the Campbell Stage
- Friday (8/20) and Saturday (8/21) evening starting at about 4:30 PM
- Wear your hats, vests, ID's
- Will operate on 146.535 MHz Simplex
- Bring a flashlight and spare batteries for your HT
- Refreshments provided
- With your Orange gear/hat, please ID yourself at the gate so you will NOT have to pay the entrance fee.

- CLICK ON THE FAIR LOGO to get additional info on the Fair Schedule
Aug 19Meeting
NO Meetings during the summer!
Aug 22Paul 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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Aug 29Paul 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!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Sep 5Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
NO NET - - LABOR DAY WEEKEND!