Upcoming Activities & Events

Jul 19Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting (Third Thursday of the Month)
6:30 pm
Thursday
NO MEETING IN JULY AND AUGUST
Jul 22Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!

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Jul 29Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Aug 5Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Aug 9 - Aug 11Alpena County Fair
NEED ALPENA COUNTY FAIR HELP - - From Bob, WB8ZIR

The Alpena County Fair, Saturday August 4th to Saturday August 11th
Help is needed for three days.
-Thursday, August 9th. Kids Day.
7:30 PM. Gut-n-Go Derby.....Driver Registration 4:30-6:30 PM.
If you can help show up at 5:00 PM.
-Friday. August 10th. Military Appreciation Day.
7 PM Bump and Run.....Driver Registration 4-6 PM.
This is the big one! Show up at between 4:30 Pm and 5:00 PM.
-Saturday, August 11th.
4 PM Truck Pull.....Driver Registration 1 -2 PM.
If you can help show up no later than 2:00 PM.

Wear your reflective vests, hats. and ID cards.
Also you may want to bring extra batteries for your handheld.
A flashlight may be needed on the 10th.
73, WB8ZIR Bob
Aug 12Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Aug 14 - Aug 18Alcona County Fair Week
Provide communications and related support for the Fair at the ARA site in Lincoln. Also demonstrate Amateur Radio from the Communications Trailer.

The Communications Trailer with various Local Emergency Planning and Emergency Management information along with the American Red Cross will be on display for the public and will be manned by LEPC/CERT team members.

Attend any day to demonstrate Amateur Radio from the Communications Trailer.

Especially need help on:

- Friday (8/17) and Saturday (8/18) evening starting at about 4:30 PM
- Saturday Morning at 9 AM for the Mud Run on the Fair Grounds (15 hams needed)
- Wear your hats, vests, ID's
- Will operate on 146.535 MHz Simplex (and Repeater, if required)
- Bring a flashlight and spare batteries for your HT
- Refreshments provided
- With your Orange gear/hat, please ID yourself at the gate so you will NOT have to pay the entrance fee.

- CLICK ON THE FAIR LOGO to get additional info on the Fair Schedule
Aug 16Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting (Third Thursday of the Month)
6:30 pm
Thursday
NO MEETING IN JULY AND AUGUST
Aug 19Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Aug 26Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8HUF Repeater (123 Hz PL)

Net Control: Stan, W8SZ

A fun Net, including a place to get information, sell/buy Amateur Radio related items and hear about all of your latest "war" stories, contacts, projects, etc. Also a great way to hone your radio net skills for the new amateur radio operators - - please check-in!

Click on Thumbnail picture to see the Net Outline.
Sep 2Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM NO NET TODAY - - LABOR DAY Weekend