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GRARA Swap Change! It is still happening!

Even though the ARRL site shows our GRARA Swap being cancelled, what we have done is relocated and re-designed the event. It is not cancelled, but moved to the Red Cross Building and changed it from an indoor event to an outdoor truck sale. Please see the revised flyer.

September 12, 2020 starting at 8am
1050 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Admission: Free

2020 Updated Swap Flyer

Bob Robinson KD8HNF (SK)

kd8hnf with daughter

We have heard from Bob's daughter that Bob (KD8HNF) has passed.

There will be a Celebration of Life Gathering at Fallasburg Park on
August 22, 2020 from 11am to 4pm in in one of the outside pavilions.
Feel free to stop by for a visit and share any memories you may have.
Food and water will be provided.

Upcoming Meetings

Friday September 11, 2020 GRARA Business Meeting. Held in the Parking Lot of the Red Cross Building. 7pm

Bring your lawn chair and favorite beverage and/or snack if ya care to.

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Meeting Minutes

August 2020 Business Meeting Minutes

September 2020 Executive Meeting Minutes

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LUNCH BUNCH

EVERY FRIDAY in a modified form for the summer at Creekside County Park.

Bring your own lunch or snack and libation (coffee, tea, pop, etc.) Plenty of room to spread out under the open air shelter.

Usual time, 11:30AM or whenever you get there, stay until you’re ready to leave.

Creekside County Park, 1035 68th St St SE, about a mile from the Bob Evans restaurant where we were, and look forward to returning to. The park is between Kalamazoo Ave SE just south of Hwy M6 exit 11, and Hwy US131 exit 76. Enter Creekside Park north off of 68th st, proceed to the covered pavilion. And the rest rooms are open.

https://www.kentcountyparks.org/creekside/index.php

Grab lunch at a drive thru or brown bag your own.

The repeater to monitor, inquire, etc. KR8T 443.800+(94.8Hz). Echolink KR8T-R

Open to all hams, aspiring hams, inquisitive non-hams, etc. We don't care, regardless of any, or no, club affiliation. It’s a Beer & Bull session, without the Beer. We’ll talk about radio and most any other subject that comes up.

Who sponsors this? NOBODY! It's just a gathering of hams, and there's always room for you.

Holland Amateur Radio Club (HARC)

Monthly meeting, second Tuesday of each month at the Chick-Owa Sportsman's Club, 9279 E Ottogan Street Holland, MI 49423 . The clubhouse is located south of Zeeland, just west of Winding Creek Golf Course. This meeting is open to, and all those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

Talk-in K8DAA 147.06+(94.8Hz) Website Here. Directions: HERE

Michigan Amateur Radio Alliance

Monthly meeting, second Wednesday of each month, 7:30 PM, at Plainfield Township Fire Department Training Center, SW corner of 5 Mile Rd and Plainfield Ave. Talk-in W8USA 145.23-(94.8Hz) Meetings

Lowell Amateur Radio Club

Monthly meeting, third Thursday of each month, 6:30 PM social, 7PM meeting. All are welcome. Pizza provided. Talk-in W8LRC 145.27-(94.8Hz) Website

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New Events

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Repeaters

147.260+ 94.8 -- 146.76- 94.8 A/D -- 444.400+ 94.8

A handy guide on how to use repeaters can be found here.

W8DC Club 2 Meter Net

Tuesdays -- 7pm 147.26+ 94.8

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