Upcoming Activities & Events

Sep 23Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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 29Curran'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.

Click on Thumbnail Photo for Festival Info.
Sep 30Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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 6Thunder Bay ARC SWAP
Hello Fellow Amateurs and Friends,

Since the Great Lakes Ham Con was canceled, the Thunder Bay ARC decided to hold a SWAP on October 6th. This is our 5th year of having a SWAP meet and we are hoping that you can attend. Attached is a PDF brochure: CLICK ON ARRL FLAG. You can contact Jim, W8LI (SlimJimSR@charter.net) or Dick, W1UP (w1up@ThunderBayARC.org) for more information.
Oct 7Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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 13Michigan Statewide S.E.T.
Saturday, Time Approx. 8am

Details provided by John McDonough, WB8RCR, SEC.
SEE PDF: Click on ARRL Flag

Please note the use of fldigi and flmsg and be sure you can operate these programs PRIOR TO THE SET!
Oct 14Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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 18Alcona 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
>>Radio Systems & Operating Equipment; VE Team - - W8HUF
>>Web Site, Trailer Projects - - W8SZ
- Review of Recent Events:
- - Report on Black Bear Festival 0n Saturday, September 29
- - Report on Saturday, Oct. 13 SET
- Status of Projects:
- - Status of Don Stech, KF8BM, Equipment/Tower/Antennas
- - Status of Technician Class and Exam session Program
- - Next Month (November 15) devoted to NWS Winter Weather Program
- Other Items:
- 10 Min. Break
- - Program:
- - Continue the Review/Itemize Donation of Don Stech (KF8BM-SK) equipment from the Wimmers of Oscoda; Two P/U truck loads plus Antennas, Tower and Rotator
Oct 21Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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 28Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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.
Nov 4Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF 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.
Nov 15NWS - Winter Weather Program; Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting
6:30 pm
Thursday; Alcona County EMS/EOC Building, 2600 E M-72. Free Refreshments

If you are interested in learning more about winter weather and snow spotter reporting, you are encouraged to attend this class by the National Weather Service. The class is FREE and open to the public. The class last about 90 minutes. These talks are also a wonderful learning opportunity for a student who may be interested in weather. ALL ATTENDEES WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A FREE WEATHER RADIO RAFFLE.

Topics covered this year include:
- Will warmer Great Lakes water temperatures result in a snowier winter?
- Winter forecast challenges in the Great Lakes
- Snowfall measurement and reporting
- Winter safety
- A look back at the prior winters
- Winter outlook for this year

Click on ICON for more details