Category Archives: Events

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 »

Dayton Hamvention 2018 Bus Trip

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Sold Out 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 inside and… 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 »