SVARA old 2009 Outings

  See 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 Outings

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Upcoming Outings

Metro Youth Day (July 8, 2009)
This annual event held at Belle Isle hosts over 18,000 youth from Metro Detroit for games, contests, entertainment, sports clinics, and lunch. Several local celebrities and over 900 volunteers are on hand to ensure that the event is a success.

Field Day (June 27-28 2009)
On Field Day, amateur radio operators from all over the country take their portable radio equipment out to parks, fields, and served agencies like the Red Cross.  We try to make contact with as many stations as we can.  2008 Field Day Photos, 2007 Field Day Photos,  2006 Field Day Photos,  2005 Field Day Photos, 2004 Field Day Photos

Midland Dow Run - Saturday June 2, 2009
Several members of SVARA aided the Midland club in providing communications for their annual Dow Run.

Technician Class (Saturday May 23, 2009) at the Red Cross
A a one day Technician class will be held on Saturday May 23, 2009.
The class will begin at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm a the American Red Cross offices, 1232 N. Michigan
Ave., Saginaw, MI.  For more information please contact Joe Turner,
Tel. 989 793-7373.

Swan Valley Fun Run/Walk - Sunday May 17, 2009
SVARA participated in providing communications for a Run/Walk for Miss Julianne Windy.  Julianne was an outstanding teacher and coach at Swan Valley High School until a car accident 2007.  This was the first event and SVARA members help make it a success.
Frankenmuth, MS Walk (May 9, 2009) 
SVARA regularly participates in the Frankenmuth Multiple Sclerosis Walk.  Amateur radio operators provide the communications between the race officials, aid stations, and vehicles.   The meeting place is now Kern Pavilion in Heritage Park 601 Weiss Street (not the school).  Check the MS-Walk page for more information, or contact Rick Schattilly (KC8VOA).
ARRL DX Contest (Friday night Feb 28, Saturday Mar 1, 2008) at the Red Cross
Once again we operated from the Club radio station at the Red Cross for the ARRL DX Contest.
Previous years 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005




  If you see an outing that is missing, let us know.