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December Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

Due to issues at the Red Cross,
the December Club Meeting will be held
at Saginaw Wesleyan Church

Janet Turner Passing
The wife of long time SVARA member
Joe Turner K8CQF passed away Thursday
November 27. Funeral information can be found Here.

Due to the Funeral Services for Joe Turner's wife on December 5th,
the SVARA/ARES breakfast has been rescheduled to
Saturday December 12 at 9 am at the IHOP
Restaurant on Tittabawassee.

Board Meeting Schedule
Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Wednesday - December 16, 2015 @ 7 pm
Wednesday - January 13, 2016 @ 7 pm

The new 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
now start at 7 PM

Public Service Events

Holiday in the Heart of the City 
November 20-21, 2015
Show your support for this wonderful cause
 and volunteer to help at this years event.

Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo
Saturday October 17, 2015 9 am - 5 pm
Photos Added
Thank you to those that participated

Up coming Contests

November Sweepstakes Phone
November 21-23, 2015
CW - November 7-9

Skywarn Recognition Day
Saturday December 5, 2015

Contest Calendar


 Monday Night Net

Net Control Operators
We now have 6 net control operators for the Monday Night Net.
Please check the schedule below for your date.

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

Net Control Operator Schedule
New schedule for 2015


Updated Announcements

Field Day 2015 
June 27-28, 2015
Contest Results added


Previous Announcement Links

SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

Great Lakes



SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys


Presenter's Links

January 2015 N/A
February 2015 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 2015 Morris Code, KD8AUY
April 2015 Michigan QSO Party, W8DW
May 2015 N/A
June 2015 Field Day W8DW, Mesh Net KE8AVJ
July 2015 No Meeting
August 2015 Ice Cream Social
September 2015 Raspberry Pi, KE8AVJ
October 2015 Antennas, KE8AVJ
November 2015 Board Nominations
December 2015 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 Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd.  All SVARA Members are welcome.

Club Breakfast -  Saturday morning following the General meeting at 8:30 AM at Timbers Bar and Grill, 6415 State St, Saginaw.  All are welcome.

Radio Books
at the Library



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

Club Roster
Updated 11/7/15

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