Just getting started?

Events Calendar
Club Outings
Project Nights
Repeaters & Nets
Donated Equipment
Harmonic News
Contact Us

ARES Website: ares.saginawradio.com

Previous ARES Event
Photo Pages



June Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

Memorial Day Care Break (5/26/17)
May 27- 29, 2017
Sign-up sheet has been posted for the Memorial Day Weekend Care Break
There are a few openings still available.
If you can spare 3 hours of your weekend, PLEASE sign up!
We need your support!

New Saginaw Repeater Update
Most of the new repeater equipment has been purchased
and is in the rack testing stage.
Video of equipment and testing

Board Meeting Schedule
Location: Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Thursday May 18, 2017 @ 7 pm
Thursday June 15, 2017 @ 7 pm

The Yaesu System Fusion Repeater
is on the air.
Receive frequency 146.500 MHz
Transmit frequency 147.500 MHz
+1000 split
PL 103.5


SVARA Club meetings
start at 7 PM

Public Service Events

None at this time.

Up coming Contests

None at this time. 

Complete Contest Calendar


 Monday Night Net

Net Control Operators
We are in need of one 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.

SVARA Monday Night Net Preamble (2/9/2015)
Updated to include Echolink stations

Net Control Operator Schedule
New schedule for 2017 listed


Updated Announcements

Winter Field Day
January 28-29, 2017

Photos Added


Previous Announcement Links

SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

Great Lakes



SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys


Presenter's Links

January 2017 Echolink, W8DW
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 State EOC presentation, KD8MMH, KC8YVF
April 2017 Michigan QSO Party, W8DW
May 2017 N/A
June 2017 Field Day
July 2017 N/A
August 2017 N/A
September 2017 N/A
October 2017 N/A
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 the American Red Cross, 1232 N. Michigan Ave (map). 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 Levi's Food and Spirts, 5800 Brockway Rd, Saginaw (in front of Walmart).  All are welcome.

Radio Books
at the Library



Pres. Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH Ann Elias, KB8AWE
VP. Brian Kleinfeld, K8HY Doris Miles, KD8MMG
Sec. Mike Elias, KE8AVJ Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Mike Linton N8XPS Judy Weirauch, KC8BYI

Club Roster
Updated 5/6/17
Use the following link to request any updates.

SVARA members only -- Send us an e-mail to get your password!

Please send any corrections or comments to the Webmaster, KC8YVF
For recent changes, see the Change Log