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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 »

April General Meeting: RemoteHams

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This month, we’ll hear from Scott Bicknell, W1BIC on RemoteHams, a community of amateur radio operators that share their stations with one another over the Internet. These are not the expensive “super stations” that you sometime read about, but rather a grass-roots kind of effort by real hams for real hams. Date/Time: Wednesday, April 11 at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424 Space… 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 »

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 »

2017 ARROW Field Day the Best Ever

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Field Day 2017, was without a doubt one of ARROW’s best Field Days ever. The fun got started Friday evening, when more than 25 people showed up to set up the antenna masts. My Field Day got started at 8am Saturday morning at Mark’s Midtown Coney Island. (I feel a little bad about not getting out to the Field Day… Read more »