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February 2018 General Meeting: Jim Kvochick, K8JK (ARRL MI Section Manager)

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 14th at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424 Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 The doors at UM automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96 (-ve) repeater frequency. Maps and Parking info: https://w8rp.org/news/change-in-general–meeting–location-for-march-2017/ The General Membership Meeting will be held… Read more »

Dayton Hamvention 2018 Bus Trip

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2018 Tickets Now On Sale Please consider joining us for the one-day excursion to the Dayton Hamvention on Saturday, May 19th at 5:00 AM. We will arrive in Dayton around 9:00 AM, depart for Ann Arbor at 5:30 PM, and be home by 8:30 PM or 9:00 PM. Who could ask for more? Breakfast. Door prizes. You have the dealers and… Read more »

November 2017 General Meeting: Solar Power

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Date/Time: Wednesday, November 08th at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424 Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Please note the change in location effective March 2017. The doors automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96 (-ve) repeater frequency…. Read more »

October 2017 General Meeting: Ham Radio Mesh Networks

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 11th at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424, Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Please note the change in location effective from March 2017. The doors automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96… Read more »

September 2017 General Meeting: Connectors

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Date/Time: Wednesday, September 13th at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424, Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Please note the change in location effective from March 2017. The doors automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96… Read more »

August 2017 General Meeting: LTspice – Electronic Circuit Simulator

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 09th at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424, Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Please note the change in location effective from March 2017. The doors automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96… Read more »

Amateur Radio Volunteers Support Michigan’s “One Helluva Ride” Bicycle Tour

From the ARRL News Desk: http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-volunteers-support-michigans-one-helluva-ride-bicycle-tour 07/12/2017 Some two dozen Amateur Radio volunteers supported communication for the Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society’s (AABTS) 41st running of the One Helluva Ride (OHR) bicycle tour on July 8 in Michigan. The race derives its moniker from the fact that the longer route options pass through the town of Hell. The annual loop… Read more »

July 2017 General Meeting: Summits On The Air

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 12th at 6:45 pm.  Location: Rm #2424 Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Please note the change in location. The doors automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96 (-ve) repeater frequency. Maps… Read more »

ARRL Field Day 2017: June 24 – 25

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    The University of Michigan Amateur Radio Club and the ARROW Radio Club invite you to attend the National Amateur Radio Field Day this weekend at the Ann Arbor Airport. When: June 24, 2 p.m. to June 25, 2 p.m. (24 hours) Where: Ann Arbor Airport Soccer Field, 801 Airport Dr, Ann Arbor, MI (W. Ellsworth and Airport Blvd.;… Read more »

May 2017 General Meeting at UM Space Research Building

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Date/Time: Wednesday, May 10th at 6:45 pm  Location: Rm #2424 Space Research Building University of Michigan 2455 Hayward St Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Please note the change in location and also that the doors automatically close at 7:00 pm. So please plan to arrive early 10-15 minutes early. If you are locked out please give a call on the 146.96… Read more »