Five AREDN nodes have been added to the WoTo site. We also now have an interconnection to the internet so that the 146.92 repeater can join the Fusion network. Let’s see how many ARROW members can access the network. C’mon, guys!!! Get your nodes up in the air!!!! While onsite, Jay, WB8TKL, also tightened the squelch on the 146.96 repeater,… Read more »
For a year or more now, several ARROW members have been experimenting with mesh networking, specifically Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN). In this talk, which was presented ARROW’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, Jay, WB8TKL explains some of the basics and how we’re trying to set up a network here in Ann Arbor. For more information, or… Read more »
If you weren’t at Field Day this year, you missed a good time. The weather cooperated, the ionosphere cooperated, and everyone who was there had a good time. Below, are some photos from the event. For more photos, go to the ARROW Field Day 2022 Photo Gallery.
The ARROW Mobile and Portable (AMP) Team met for the second time in 2022 on Monday, June 20 in Hunt Park. 15 ARROW members showed up and really had a great time. Perhaps the highlight of the evening was the ARROW Monday Night Net. With most of the net’s check-ins at the park, it was almost like we were holding… Read more »
On Wednesday, December 8, the membership elected the following officers: President: James Forgacs, KC8BGJ Secretary: Don Winsor, AC8TO Treasurer: Steve Rogacki, AC8GO Technical Coordinator: Steve Gladden, N8LBV Public Service Officer: Ed Thierbach, AB8OJ Activities Coordinator: John Wasciuk, WA8TON Delegate Trustee: Thom Martin, W8TAM Ed, AB8OJ, is returning to the board, while James, KC8BGJ, is joining the board for the first… Read more »
On Wednesday, February 10, Max, KE8DON told us all about AUXCOMM…
On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Ed Muns, W0YK, a noted RTTY contester, gave a great presentation via Zoom to ARROW. Below are just the three first slides, which Ed used to give us a feel for the history of RTTY and its current place in ham radio. He went on to explain how RTTY works, how to set your station… Read more »
Unfortunately, ARROW will not be holding in-person exam sessions for the foreseeable future. Don’t despair, though, you can take the test online. To schedule an online, amateur radio exam go to https://hamstudy.org/sessions.
On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, ARROW held a special meeting, at which all three candidates for ARRL Great Lakes Vice Director were to speak. This video is a recording of that meeting. On this video, you’ll see Scott, N8SY, and Frank, KI8GW, but, unfortunately, we were unable to connect with Jim, K8JH. Below, you’ll find links to their candidate statements…. Read more »
Corwin D. Moore, Jr. WB8UPM (age 77), one of the founders of the “Amateur Radio Repeaters Of Washtenaw” (ARROW), a spin-off of the HVARA (Huron Valley Amateur Radio Assn.), passed away Sunday, September 6th, according to his wife Kathy. Corwin was a cornerstone of the ARROW for many decades, and held a Life Membership in the organization. He supported many… Read more »