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December Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

 New Home for SVARA Meetings
NEW Location
Since the Red Cross building has closed, SVARA
will now meet in the Lecture Theater at the
Covenant Anderson building on the corner of
N Bond St and Almira St behind the Harrison building.
Covenant Anderson Covenant Anderson Map
Building view             Map View


ARES Connect
Volunteer hours reporting tool link added to the right menu.
This will replace the PSHR and ARES reporting
forms on January 1, 2019.
Please sign up your account now!

Packet Radio Resources
now on the Repeaters & Nets page

New Repeater Updates

Looking for information on SVARS new repeater?
View new updates and photos here
Video of equipment and testing

Board Meeting Schedule
Location: Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Thursday December 20, 2018 @ 7 pm
Thursday January 17, 2019 @ 7 pm
Thursday February 14, 2019 @ 7 pm


SVARA Club meetings
start at 7 PM


Public Service Events

No public service events at this time.
Check back in the springs for 2019 events.

Up coming Contests

No contests at this time

Check the Contest Calendar for more contests

Complete Contest Calendar


 Monday Night Net

Net Control Operators
We are in urgent need for two new Net Control Operator for the Monday Night Net.
If you are interested in being a Net Control operator, please contact
Ron, KC8YVF at kc8yvf@arrl.net ASAP.
Training can be provided and equipment if needed.

SVARA Monday Night Net Preamble

Net Control Operator Schedule
New schedule for 2019 listed here


Updated Announcements


Holiday in the Heart of the City
2018 Photos added.


Previous Announcement Links




SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

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SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys




Presenter's Links

January 2017 N/A
February 2017 Auction, donate your un-used radio gear or other household items to the SVARA auction, all money goes to the Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Association.
March 2017 N/A
April 2017 N8EUI Ham Station
May 2017 N/A
June 2017 Field Day
July 2017 N/A
August 2017 Ice Cream night (cancled)
September 2017 N/A
October 2017 ARES Connect, volunteer hours reporting tool
November 2017 Board Nominations
December 2017 Holiday Pot Luck, Elections

Previous Presenters Links

50th Anniversary Events

General Membership meetings
monthly on the 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m. at in the lecture theater of the Covenant Anderson building on the corner of N Bond St and Almira St behind the Harrison building.   All are welcome.

Board of Directors meeting - monthly on the second Thursday following the general membership meeting, 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd.  All SVARA Members are welcome.

Club Breakfast -  Saturday morning following the General meeting at 8:30 AM at Savoy Bar and Grill, 127 S. Franklin St, Saginaw (Downtown).  All are welcome.

Radio Books
at the Library



Pres. Mike Linton, N8XPS Maru Paquette, WB8LZA
VP. Brian Kleinfeld, K8HY Doris Miles, KD8MMG
Sec. Mike Elias, K8AVJ Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Ann Elias KB8AWE Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH

Club Roster
Updated 12/3/18
Use the following link to request any updates.

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