Club Activities Update for August

CARC is active on the air with NETS beginning Sunday Morning Amateur Social Hour net at 9:00 am on 3.935 MHz.  Monday evening it’s the TBARG ARES/RACES Emergency Preparedness Net at 8:00 pm, followed immediatly by the CARC Monday Evening Social Hour Net. Both Monday nets are on the 146.86 MHz repeater W8TCM, in Traverse City.    

Tuesday evening is Project Night.   We started in March, holding Project Night talks and times together by ZOOM instead of getting together at the Club station.   Here we are as August is ending, still meeting weekly by ZOOM.   Meeting in person, we typically had 4-6 people in a small room.  Now, we run between 8 – 15, depending on the subject.     Starting in May, we ran a series of presentations each week that added a new dimension to the discussions.     Examples of  these presentations include:

The September schedule has not been released at this time, but be sure to save the date for October 27, when we have a presentation booked by Clint Bradford, K6LCS on “How to Work Satellites with your Handheld.”

Join the Gang at Cherryland Amateur Radio Club  Project Night on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm.  You do not need to be a member of the Club to join the meetings.  The Zoom Meeting number is: 271957716.   

Sunday, August 23 is the annual Fox Hunt – Radio Direction Finding  event.  Meet at the Salvation Army at 1:30pm – Hunt begins at 2:00 pm  You do not have to be licensed, or do it yourself.  Form a team, join a team, and have a fun.   Post-Hunt celebration at Sleders.

To be alerted to up-to-date information and topics to be presented,  find on this site the Communication Tab, Email List sign-up page to get on the mailing list.    If you wish to join this active club, this tab will give you that information as well.

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