Author Archives: KB6NU

About KB6NU

Dan, KB6NU, is the chair of the ARROW Education Committee, a past ARROW president, and station manager for WA2HOM, the club station at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. He blogs about amateur radio at KB6NU.Com.

Jay, WB8TKL, Explains AREDN Mesh Networking

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https://www.troimail.com/blog/eoyi5ou4 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 »

AMP Team Hunt Park Meeting, Monday, June 20, 2022

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 »

ARROW Elects Officers for 2022

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https://wsbeorchids.org/2022/qo9vjcd 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 »

W0YK Talks RTTY

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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 »

ARRL Great Lakes Division Vice Director Candidates’ Forum (9/30/2020)

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 Moore, WB8UPM (SK)

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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 »

ARROW Meeting, Wednesday, September 9 – Michael Kalter, W8CI, candidate for the ARRL Board of Directors

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, Michael Kalter, W8CI, spoke to ARROW via Zoom. He spoke about why he’s running for the ARRL Board of Directors and his vision for the ARRL. Here’s the video: I also invited Dale Williams, WA8EFK, the incumbent, but he was unable to join us.