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Club meeting resumes with the August 7th
Ice Cream social
Come out for a great time and a cool treat!

June Harmonic
available now!

Labor Day Care Break   (7/22)
September 5- September 7, 2015
Many openings are available
Please sign up today!!!

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

National Night Out
August 4, 2015
Operators are needed for this event to help with the Weather Safety booth
and talk to the public about ham radio.
  Contact Ron at kc8yvf@arrl.net to participate.
Event begins at 6 pm, setup at 4:30 pm at the
Saginaw Township Soccer Complex on McCarty Rd
between Bay and Mackinaw.

Up coming Contests

North America QSO Party Contest - SSB
August 15-16, 2015


 Monday Night Net

Net Control Operators
We now have 6 net control operators for the Monday Night Net.
Thank you to Kevin and Mark for stepping up.
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 in the works


Updated Announcements

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

Memorial Day Care Break
May 23- 25, 2015
Thank you to those that helped out at this years event


Previous Announcement Links

SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

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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  
June 2015 Field Day W8DW, Mesh Net KE8AVJ
July 2015 No Meeting
August 2015  
September 2015  
October 2015 Ice Cream Social
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 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. Mary Paquette, WB8LZA Mike Gascoyne, KD8PEZ
Sec. Mike Linton, N8XPS Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Duane Morris, KD8AUY Judy Weirauch, KC8BYI

Club Roster
Updated 7/4/15

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