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

https://tresata.com/592nhxr 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 »

General Meeting – June 9, 2021

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https://writersrebel.com/8u07lx5n I don’t know about you, but I’m really tired of Zoom meetings. So, instead of cramming into a University of Michigan classroom—which we haven’t yet gotten permission to do anyway—I decided that meeting in one of Ann Arbor’s lovely parks would be just the ticket. I’m not a big planner, so my original thought would be for everyone to just… Read more »

Poor band conditions not a problem for our Winter Field Day team

Tucked away in a small cabin (right) at the Brighton Recreation Area, our Winter Field Day team battled poor band conditions, but still managed more QSOs than last year, reports Thom, W8TAM. Despite an urgent call for operators early Sunday morning, Thom, Dinesh AB3DC, and John WA8TON bested our 2019 by 2 contacts. Thom said, “253 QSOs after dupe checking…. Read more »

UMARC/ARROW ARRL Field Day 2019 (June 22 – 23)

The University of Michigan Amateur Radio Club and the ARROW Radio Club invite the public to attend the National Amateur Radio Field Day at the Ann Arbor Airport. When: June 22, 2 p.m. to June 23, 2 p.m. (24 hours)Where: Ann Arbor Airport Soccer Field, 801 Airport Dr, Ann Arbor, MI (W. Ellsworth and Airport Blvd.; Across from Costco) This… Read more »

First ARROW Winter Field Day a Success!

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Can You Order Tramadol Online Legally Our first Winter Field Day was a success! We made 251 Qs, operating for 16 hrs of the 24 hour contest on 20/40/80 SSB.  The Wegwaas cabin at Brighton Rec Area was a great location with plenty of room for two antennas on the ladderball posts that were off to the side. The propane heat in the cabin eventually got… Read more »

October General Meeting: FT8

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This month, we will hear from Russ Dwarshuis, KB8U about FT8. FT8 is the hottest new digital mode in amateur radio world and is developed by Nobel laureate Joe Taylor, K1JT. It is a fast mode and very easy to setup and is a lot of fun. Learn more about it from Russ. Date/Time: Wednesday, October 10 at 6:45 pm. Location: Rm #2424… Read more »

ARRL Field Day 2018: June 23 – 24

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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 at the Ann Arbor Airport. When: June 23, 2 p.m. to June 24, 2 p.m. (24 hours) Where: Ann Arbor Airport Soccer Field, 801 Airport Dr, Ann Arbor, MI (W. Ellsworth and Airport Blvd.; Across from Costco) The… Read more »

Amateur radio well-represented at Ann Arbor Maker Faire

By Garry, W8GMD Jerry Anderson, WB8FXY, and I manned a table at the Ann Arbor Creativity & Making Expo (formerly known as the Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire) in the downtown library on Sunday May 20th while everyone else was basking in the warm sunshine in Xenia, OH 😉 .  We had a fair number of visitors with most of… 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 »