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SARA Trunk Sales/Swap 2011

Posted by k8oms on March 15, 2011 at 7:27 PM Comments comments (1)

SARA Swap/Trunk Sales

Posted by k8oms on May 10, 2010 at 8:32 AM Comments comments (1)

Michigan Reflector

Posted by k8oms on October 15, 2009 at 7:43 AM Comments comments (0)

A new D-STAR Reflector is now in operation. See for more info.

One Giant Bounce for Mankind

Posted by k8oms on June 3, 2009 at 7:17 AM Comments comments (0)

Almost 40 years after the historic Apollo 11 mission, we’ll hear voices from the moon again. This time, celebrities, ham radio enthusiasts — and perhaps even you — will join the astronauts’ voices. A massive project to bounce voices from Earth to the moon and back to another spot on Earth will be launched June 26. [...]


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Conficker Worm Targets Microsoft Windows Systems

Posted by k8oms on March 30, 2009 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Information is at  US-CERT

2009 Mid Michigan MS150 Bike Ride July 11 & 12

Posted by k8oms on March 12, 2009 at 4:12 PM Comments comments (0)

2009 Mid Michigan MS150 Bike Ride July 11 & 12


The dates have been set for this years Mid Michigan MS150 Bike Ride,
July 11 & 12. We are in need of operators to work the 2 day event.
The MS150 event is the largest Amateur Radio public service event in
South East Michigan. It requires a minimum of 75+ amateurs, to cover
some 200+ miles of route, plus rest stops, and some 20+ mobile units
each day. Each amateur that participates in the two day event supplies
his or her own equipment, mainly consisting of a 25 Watt or greater
UHF FM radio, Magnet Mount antenna, cigarette lighter socket Y
adapter, and power cords. Food and lodging for Saturday night are
provided for by the MS organization. The event starts promptly at 7am
Saturday and concludes late Sunday afternoon after the last rider
arrives back. The Saturday night entertainment at MSU is a fun time
for all.

If you are interested in participating or need any questions answered,
please email Fred, W8FSM - [email protected]. We currently have many
open assignments for either Saturday, Sunday, and many 2 day
assignments as well.
To sign up for the event or get more information visit our website @

73, Fred - W8FSM, MS-150 Amateur Radio Communications Manager (ARCM)
[email protected]

List of Michigan TV stations to end analog on Tuesday

Posted by k8oms on February 14, 2009 at 7:42 AM Comments comments (0)

Detroit: WPXD (Ion), WMYD (MyN)

Lansing: WILX-TV (NBC)



DTV Meeting Pictures

Posted by k8oms on February 5, 2009 at 10:26 AM Comments comments (0)

The Shiawassee Amateur Radio Association [SARA] had a "DTV Awareness Meeting" for the public on Wednesday, February 4, 2009


See Pictures here