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November Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

Annual SVARA/ARES Awards Breakfast
Saturday December 4, 8:30 am
Daniel's Grill
100 S Michigan Ave, at Court St

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.

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.

 SVARA Meetings

December 2021 Club Meeting will take place in-person
at Harry Browne Airport.
Join us at 6 pm Friday December 3.
This is our annual Christmas pot luck dinner.
This year will be hot dogs and light horderves, snacks, etc.
All CDC and Health Department regulations will be followed.

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


Board Meeting Schedule
Location: Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Wednesday October 13, 2021 - TBD
Wednesday November 17, 2021 - TBD 
Wednesday December 15, 2021 - TBD 


ARES Connect  (7/18/21)
Is no longer being used.
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

No public service events at this time


Up coming Contests

November Sweepstakes
CW - November 6-8
SSB - November  20-22

Complete Contest Calendar


 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

Net Control Operator Schedule
Schedule for 2022 added


Updated Announcements


Field Day 2021 photos have been added


Previous Announcement Links




SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

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SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys




Presenter's Links

January 2021 N/A
February 2021 Auction is posponed due to Covid restrictions
Donate your un-used radio gear or other household items to the SVARA auction, all money goes to the Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Association.
March 2021 N/A
April 2021 N/A
May 2021 D-Star, Echolink discussion
June 2021 New RF Exposure Rules, Field Day 2021
July 2021 No Meeting
August 2021 Ice Cream night - Harry Browne Airport
September 2021 Power Outages - Ron KC8YVF
October 2021 Fall ARRL Simulated Emergency Test  - Ron KC8YVF
November 2021 Board Nominations, Evacuation Go Kits - Ron KC8YVF
December 2021 Elections, Pot luck

Previous Presenters Links

50th Anniversary Events

General Membership meetings
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 Monday following the general membership meeting, 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd.  All SVARA Members are welcome.

Club Breakfast -  Saturday morning following the General meeting at 8:30 AM, Location to be determined.  All are welcome.

Radio Books
at the Library



Pres. Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH Mary Paquette, WB8LZA
VP. Brian Kleinfeld, K8HY Renee Paquette, KE8MYJ
Sec. Open Position Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Mike Linton, N8XPS  

Club Roster
Updated 11/4/2021
Use the following link to request any updates.

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