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November Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

 SVARA Meetings

November Club Meeting will be held at Harry Browne Airport
beginning at 7 pm.  Masks must be worn at all times.
There will be a sign in sheet and temperatures will be taken at the door
for your safety.
If you are not feeling well, please stay home.

Monthyly SVARA meetings take place at 7 pm
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


Equipment donation by Jim Curtis, KB8TBI

The radio station of KB8TBI has been donated to SVARA
The list of equipment is listed here.
We would like to thank Jim for his generous donation to the club.


Board Meeting Schedule
Location: Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Wednesday August 19, 2020 @ 7 pm Cancelled
Wednesday September 16, 2020
Wednesday October 14, 2020


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

The PSHR hours will still be reported using the current form
found here.


Public Service Events

No public service events at this time

Up coming Contests

Complete Contest Calendar


 Monday Night Net

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

SVARA Monday Night Net Preamble

Net Control Operator Schedule
Schedule for 2021 added


Updated Announcements


None at this time


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Presenter's Links

January 2020 N/A
February 2020 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 2020 Power Poles, Mike KD8MMH
April 2020 No Meeting
May 2020 No Meeting
June 2020 No Meeting
July 2020 N/A
August 2020 Ice Cream night - Elmer Lange Park
September 2020 TBD
October 2020 TBD
November 2020 Board Nominations
December 2020 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 Monday 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 Dougherty, KD8MMH Mary Paquette, WB8LZA
VP. Brian Kleinfeld, K8HY Renee Paquette, KE8MYJ
Sec. Mike Elias, K8AVJ Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Mike Linton, N8XPS  

Club Roster
Updated 4/20/2020
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