Upcoming Activities & Events

Apr 28Amateur Radio FCC Exams
Sunday, 3PM, Alcona County EMS/EOC Building; 2600 East M-72, Harrsiville, MI 48740

All Levels Exams Session

Must Preregister
Apr 28Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ 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.
May 5Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ 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.
May 5Annual Alcona County Expo; "SPRING IN 2 SUMMER"
Sunday
Noon - 4pm; SETUP at 11am
ARA Site (Fairgrounds); Lincoln, MI

The County is having local Businesses, Organizations and County Public ServIces set up their displays, equipment and provide information to the public.

We will be setting up the Communications & Command Trailer and demonstrating Amateur Radio along side SAROM (Search & Rescue) and American Red Cross.
May 12Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ 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.
May 16Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting (Third Thursday of the Month)
6:30 pm
Thursday

Alcona Co. EMS/EOC Building, 2600 E M-72. Free Refreshments.
------------PRELIMINARY AGENDA--------------
- Pledge of Allegiance, Introductions & Review Agenda
- Standing Committees:
>>Youth Program - - K8AKL
>>VE Team - - KC8AHX
>>Web Site, Trailer Projects, Radio Systems - - W8SZ
- Review of Recent Events:
- - Report on 4H Makerspace Program
- Status of Projects:
- - Status of Technician Class and Exam session Program
- Other Items:
- 10 Min. Break
- - Program:
- - "Getting Ready for Field Day"; June 22-3, Saturday & Sunday
- - Previous Years FD Review
- - Click on Icon Pic for more FD Details
May 18Alcona County Wide Cleanup
7:30 am - 2 pm
Saturday

Provide communications support at the ARA site and Viking Energy in Lincoln
> Use 146.535 MHz Simplex for ALL Communications (Backup on the 147.040 MHz Repeater)
> Two - 3 1/2 Hour Shifts (7:30 am - 11 am; 10:45 am - 2:15 pm)
> Food/Refreshments provided
> Wear Orange Gear & ID's for this event

NOTE: THIS YEAR WILL ONLY BE ONE DAY AND ONE SITE (ARA)
May 19Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ 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.
May 26Paul Bunyan's Ladies & Gentlemen's Net
Sunday
7PM Check-in on the 147.040 MHz W8SZ 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.
Jun 20Alcona County Amateur Radio Group Meeting (Third Thursday of the Month)
6:30 pm
Thursday

Alcona Co. EMS/EOC Building, 2600 E M-72. Free Refreshments.
------------PRELIMINARY AGENDA--------------
- Pledge of Allegiance, Introductions & Review Agenda
- Standing Committees:
>>Youth Program - - K8AKL
>>VE Team - - KC8AHX
>>Web Site, Trailer Projects, Radio Systems - - W8SZ
- Review of Recent Events:
- - Report on 4H Makerspace Program
- Status of Projects:
- - Status of Technician Class and Exam session Program
- Other Items:
- 10 Min. Break
- - Program:
- - "Getting Ready for Field Day"; June 22-3, Saturday & Sunday
- - Finalize FD Plans
- - Click on Icon Pic for more FD Details