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January Harmonic Newsletter
available now!
 (1/30/2023) 

 

Club Events

 

The annual February Club Meeting Auction
has been moved to Saturday September 16.
 It will begin at noon to 2 pm in the conference
room at Harry Browne Airport.
More information will follow


 

Trainings


ARRL RFI Exposure Calculator
The FCC has changed its RF-exposure rules.
Use this handy tool to calculate the 
RF exposure at your station.

Great Lakes Area Winlink Net
(GLAWN) is designed to promote the use of Winlink.
Messages should be sent to KB8RCR (or kb8rcr@winlink.org).
Check out the information sheet here.

EM-Comm Winlink Thursdays
Want to improve your Winlink skills?
Try the exercises offered every Thrusday
from the Em-Comm group.
Click here for more information.

RATPAC Training Videos
Over the last seveal months the RATPAC group
have been presenting different Ham
related Zoom training sessions on a wide
varity of topics.
Here is the list of Documents and Videos from those trainings
and the schedule of up coming events.

 

Meetings


 SVARA Meetings

January Club Meeting
The next meeting will be Friday February 3, 2023
at Harry Browne Airport at 7 pm.

Join us and help support our club.


Monthly SVARA meetings take place at 7 pm
in the Lecture Theater at the
Covenant Anderson building on the corner of
N Bond St and Almira St behind the Harrison building.

Covenant Anderson Covenant Anderson Map
Building view             Map View

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Board Meeting Schedule
Location:
Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Wednesday January 18, 2023, 7pm
Wednesday February 15, 2023, 7pm
Wednesday March 15, 2023, 7pm

 

Reporting

 

Please use the Public Service Form
on the ARES website to report your
monthly public serice hours.

The PSHR hours will still be reported using the current form
found here.

 

Public Service Events


Midland MS Walk - April 29, 2023

Frankenmuth MS Walk - May 13, 2023 

More information will follow on these two events as we get closer to
these dates.

Contest Corner


Complete Contest Calendar


North American QSO Party, CW January 14 - 15
North American QSO Party, SSB January 21-22
Winter Field Day January 28-29

ARRL International DX Contest, CW February 18-19

ARRL International DX Contest, SSB March 4-5

More contests can be found in the Complete Contest Callendar above.



 Monday Night Net


Net Control Operators
We are always looking for new Net Control Operators for the Monday Night Net.
If you are interested in being a Net Control operator, please contact
Ron, KC8YVF at kc8yvf@arrl.net.
Training can be provided and equipment if needed.

SVARA Monday Night Net Preamble


 2023 Net Control Operator Schedule (12/23/22)


 

Swap Meets

Traverse City Swap
Saturday February 11, 2023
Check out the flyer here


Cadillac Swap

Saturday May 6, 2023
Check out the flyer here


Updated Announcements

 

Winter Field Day 2023
Photos and Log File added

 

Previous Announcement Links

 

 

 

SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

National
Great Lakes
Michigan

Exams

PSHR






SVARA on Facebook

 

Silent Keys

NATIONAL SILENT KEY ARCHIVE

 



50th Anniversary Events

 

Radio Books
at the Library

 

 

Club Roster
Updated 1/17/2023
Use the following link to request any updates.

SVARA members only -- Send us an
e-mail to get your password!

 

 

 

Presenter's Links

January 2023 Winter Field Day
February 2023 Repeater basics / KC8YVF
March 2023 TBD
April 2023 RF Exposure Calculations  / KC8YVF
May 2023 TBD
June 2023 Field Day 2023, W8DW / KC8YVF
July 2023 No Meeting
August 2023 Ice Cream night
September 2023 TBD
October 2023 TBD
November 2023 Board Nominations
December 2023 Elections, Pot luck
  Annual Auction - This event is scheduled for Saturday September 16 from noon to 2 pm in the conference room at Harry Browne Airport.
Donate your un-used radio gear or other household items to the SVARA auction, all money goes to the Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Association.

Previous Presenters Links

 

General Membership meetings
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monthly on the 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m. See New location above. at in the lecture theater of the Covenant Anderson building on the corner of N Bond St and Almira St behind the Harrison building.   All are welcome.


Board of Directors meeting - monthly on the second Wednesday following the general membership meeting, 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted above) at Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd.  All SVARA Members are welcome.

Club Breakfast -  Saturday morning following the General meeting at 8:30 AM at Sullivan's Food and Spirits, 5235 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw MI.  All are welcome.
 


2023 Officers       

      2023 Board

Pres. Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH Mary Paquette, WB8LZA
VP. Brian Kleinfeld, K8HY Renee Paquette, KE8MYJ
Sec. Ron Huss, KC8YVF Rick Schattilly, KC8VOA
Treas. Tom Schmidt, N8EUI  
 

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