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September Harmonic Newsletter
available now!

Wednesday Night Fusion Net
Will starting back up this Fall
on the 146.500 Saginaw Fusion Repeater

Labor Day Care Break 9/1/16
September 3- 5, 2016
Labor Day Care Break signup sheet is filled
Thank you to everyone that signed up!


The club roster has been updated.
 Please check your information as we still have several invalid email addresses. Use the following link to request any updates.
Thank you.

Board Meeting Schedule
Location: Biggby Coffee, 3085 Bay Rd
Thursday August 18, 2016 @ 7 pm
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @ 7 pm
Thursday October 21, 2016 @ 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
now start at 7 PM

Public Service Events

National Night Out
August 2, 2016
Thank you for all that helped out at this years even.

Up coming Contests

North America QSO Party Contest - SSB
August 20-21, 2016

Complete 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 2016


Updated Announcements

Field Day 2016  7/30/16
June 25-26, 2016
Thank you for all that attended and worked Field Day 2016.
Field Day

Photos Added

Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo
Saturday March 26, 2016 9 am - 5 pm
Thank you to all that participated. We had a great time.
Photos added

Winter Field Day
January 30-31, 2016

Thank you to all that participated. We had a great time.
Photos added


Previous Announcement Links

SVARA is an ARRL Affiliated Club

Great Lakes



SVARA on Facebook


Silent Keys


Presenter's Links

January 2016 N/A
February 2016 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 2016 Annual Treasurer Report, KD8AUY
April 2016 N/A
May 2016 Repeater Upgrades, presentation on upgrades to the SVARA repeater, KC8YVF
June 2016 Field Day Events, KE8AVJ
July 2016 No Meeting
August 2016 N/A
September 2016 N/A
October 2016 N/A
November 2016 Board Nominations
December 2016 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 Timbers Bar and Grill, 6415 State St, Saginaw.  All are welcome.

Radio Books
at the Library



Pres. Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH Ann Elias, KB8AWE
VP. Mike Linton, N8XPS Brian Kleinfeld, K8YH
Sec. Mike Elias, KE8AVJ Tom Schmidt, N8EUI
Treas. Duane Morris, KD8AUY Judy Weirauch, KC8BYI

Club Roster
Updated 8/2916

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