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December Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

 SVARA Meetings
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


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.

Fusion Repeater Update
The Saginaw Fusion repeater frequency has been changed!
Because of interference at the site location at Covenant North,
the frequency pair has changed.
The receive frequency is now 146.490
The transmit frequency is now 147.490
The PL is now 100.0
Please update your radios for this change.


Packet Radio Resources
now on the Repeaters & Nets page

Board Meeting Schedule
Location: Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Wednesday January 15, 2020 @ 7 pm
Wednesday February 19, 2020 @ 7 pm
Wednesday March 18, 2020 @ 7 pm
Wednesday April 15, 2020 @ 7 pm

Public Service Events

Stay tuned for the 2020 schedule of events.

Up coming Contests

No Contests at this time

Complete Contest Calendar


 Monday Night Net

Net Control Operators
We are in need 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
New schedule for 2020


Updated Announcements


Holiday in the Heart of the City
Photos added


Previous Announcement Links




SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

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ARES Connect

SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys




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 N/A
April 2020 N/A
May 2020 N/A
June 2020 Field Day
July 2020 N/A
August 2020 Ice Cream night
September 2020 N/A
October 2020 N/A
November 2020 Board Nominations
December 2020 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 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 Maru Paquette, WB8LZA
VP. Brian Kleinfeld, K8HY Renee Paquette, KE8MYJ
Sec. Mike Elias, K8AVJ Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Mike Linton, N8XPS  

Club Roster
Updated 12/18/19
Use the following link to request any updates.

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