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Dayton Hamvention 2018 Bus Trip

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Only 15 seats left… 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 forums… Read more »

March 2018 General Meeting: Michigan Balloon Recovery & Satellite Testbed (MBuRST)

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 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 »

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 »

µBITX Group Buy Payment

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The cost of the kit is $89 (including shipping + customs). They will ship them out in batches of 4 to reduce the shipping charges starting the week of April 9th to Dinesh, AB3DC. The ARROW Board has agreed to front the cost of purchasing all the 35 kits and the members can then reimburse the ARROW via check, cash… 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 »