SUPPLEMENT Events July 2020 for the WM Amateur Radio community

Jack Amelar

Supplement Events July 2020 for the WM Amateur Radio community

FINAL Covid-19 net tonight (Thursday, June 2) 9PM, 145.27-(94.8Hz)
Covid information will now be a part of the West MI Emergency Comm Net, Wednesdays, 8PM, 145.27-(94.8Hz)

FOX BOX ON THE LOOSE. It is fox hunting time again.
What you will need to bring on this fox hunt:
Walking shoes or hiking boots, sunscreen, bug spray, water (for staying hydrated), an HT to send DTMF 1 to activate the fox and your choice of RDF equipment.
The ”fox” has about a 1 second delay upon receiving the DTMF signal before it transmits and then will transmit for about a minute to allow you to hopefully get a bearing on it. 145.530 MHz.
Please only disclose general radio signal levels from major intersections to You don’t want to give to many clues to your competition now do you?
Upon a successful hunt email photographic proof directly to Nathan N8THN (good on QRZ) N8THN@...

Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association (GRARA-W8DC) regular MONTHLY meeting, this month Friday, July 10, same day as VE testing, NOT the 3rd. At American Red Cross building, 1050 Fuller Ave NE between the I-196 Ford Fwy and Leonard St. Social 6:30PM, meeting 7PM.
MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN THE RED CROSS PARKING LOT or garage until further notice. Best bring a chair with you.
Map: 147.26+(94.8Hz)

VE TESTING IS BAAAAACK! Be sure to spread the word.
Friday, July 10, 6:30PM, (this month same day as the monthly meeting) American Red Cross Building at 1050 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids MI
We will be conducting the tests in the parking lot or garage.
Register on our website:
please ignore the covid statement, since we are doing the testing outside.
We will be following CDC guidelines for covid.
We will provide a clip board and a pencil for the test.
Best to bring a chair or test in your vehicle.
No exam fee, Laurel VEC
Thanks GRARA VE Team!
Email questions to stprovost@...

Lowell Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting, third Thursday, July 16, 6:30 PM social, 7PM meeting. All are welcome.
THIS MEETING WILL BE OUTSIDE either in the parking lot or the center court yard. Best to bring a chair with.
At the “Shack” location, the Flat River Outreach Ministries (F.R.O.M) Building, 11535 Fulton St E (Hwy M-21), Lowell, just west of the Lowell Meijer.
Map: 145.27-(94.8Hz)
IT IS ALSO my understanding the Thursday Open Radio Room gatherings are resuming, without the radio room, in the parking lot.

*CANCELLED* Elkhart East Hamfest, Saturday, August 8
Sponsor: Northern Indiana Repeater Group
Public Contact: Dewey Thrash, K9DEW, 53464 Baywater Place Bristol, IN 46507
Phone: 574-370-2436, Email: dewey@...

EXECUTIVE ORDER MINI-SWAP Saturday, August 15. Contact email philholscher@...
Allegan County Amateur Radio Club (ACARC-AC8RC) Mini-Swap on Saturday, August 15th at the Salem Township hall building from 8am-11am. Rescheduled from April 4. Set up beginning at 6:30am. Snacks and drinks will be available for sale. $5 entry fee buying or selling and no table fee for ACARC members, non-members $5, trunk sales are also welcome. Hope to see you there. Salem Township hall, 3003 142nd Ave, Dorr, MI 49323, Corner of 142nd Ave and 30th Street, Allegan County. US-131 exit 68 / Dorr. west 8.6 miles.
Map: philholscher@...

73 Jack NY8D