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ARES Website: ares.saginawradio.com

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December Harmonic
available now!

Winter Field Day
January 24-25, 2015


Hemlock Receive Site Repair
Friday November 28, 2014

220 Repeater off line
Due to an issue with the squelch in the 220 repeater,
the repeater will be off line until further notice.

Silent Key
George E. Deaton, N8NPW
Our dear friend and club member George Deaton
passed away Saturday November 1. 
More information can be found here.


SVARA Club meetings
now start at 7 PM

Public Service Events

None at this time

Up coming Contests

North America QSO Party Contest - SSB
January 17-18, 2015

ARRL International DX Contest - SSB
March 7 - 8, 2015

March 28 - 29 , 2015


 Monday Night Net

Net Control Operators Needed
We are looking for 1 more person to add to the rotation of net control operators
for the Monday Night Net
If you are interested, please contact KC8YVF at kc8yvf@arrl.net
for more information.

SVARA Monday Night Net Preamble (12/9/2014)
Updated to include Echolink stations

Net Control Operator Schedule
New schedule for 2015 in the works


Updated Announcements

Holiday in the Heart of the City 
November 21-22, 2014

Photos to follow

Zombie Run to benefit Saginaw County Citizen Corp
Sunday October 19 2014, 5 pm - 8 pm
Photos Added

Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo
Saturday October 4, 2014, 8 am - 4 pm
Photos Added

Field Day 2014 

June 28-29, 2014
Photos Added


Previous Announcement Links

SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

Great Lakes



SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys


Presenter's Links

January 2014  
February 2014 Auction
March 2014  
April 2014  
May 2014  
June 2014 Field Day
July 2014  
August 2014  
September 2014  
October 2014 Ice Cream Social
November 2014 Echolink Presentation, Board Nominations
December 2014 Holiday Pot Luck, Elections

Previous Presenters Links

50th Anniversary Events

General Membership meetings
monthly on the 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m. at the American Red Cross, 1232 N. Michigan Ave (map). All are welcome.

Board of Directors meeting - monthly on the second Wednesday following the general membership meeting, 7:30 p.m. at The Texan Restaurant, 5656 State Street (map).  All SVARA Members are welcome.

Club Breakfast -  Saturday morning following the meeting at 8:30 AM at The Texan Restaurant, 5656 State Street (map).  All are welcome.

Radio Books
at the Library



Pres. Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH Dave Paquette, W8DW
VP. Mike Linton, N8XPS Mike Gascoyne, KD8PEZ
Sec. Mary Paquette, WB8LZA Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Duane Morris, KD8AUY Judy Weirauch, KC8BYI

Club Roster
Updated 7/27/14

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