Author Archives: AB3DC

Dayton Hamvention 2017 Bus Trip

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2017 Early Bird Tickets Now On Sale!!! Please consider joining us for the one-day excursion to the Dayton Hamvention on Saturday, May 20th at the lovely time of 4:00 AM! We will arrive in Dayton at 8:00 AM, depart for Ann Arbor at 5:30 PM, and be home by 8:30 PM or 9:00 PM. Who could ask for more? Breakfast…. Read more »

February 2017 General Meeting

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Date/Time: Wednesday, February 08th at 7:30pm Location: Washtenaw Community College 4800 E Huron River Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Room BE-171 or BE-172 The next General Membership Meeting will be held this Wednesday, February 08th in room BE-172 (or BE-171, whichever is available) on the WCC campus. Doors open at 7pm for eyeball QSOs, with the business meeting starting at… Read more »

ARROW DMR Repeater Info

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We have created a new page called DMR Repeater which is visible on the main website header above. This page has more information about the ARROW DMR Repeater and how to program it. Please see: http://www.w8pgw.org/dmr-repeater

ARROW Holiday Brunch – Sunday, Nov 20

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The Annual ARROW Holiday Brunch is on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at The Quarter Bistro and Tavern, 300 S Maple Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.   Cost (with 20% gratuity and 6% sales tax and rounded up to the nearest dollar): Adults and Seniors: $27.00 Children 12 and Under: $12.00 Children 5 and Under: $8.00 Click here… Read more »

November General Meeting

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The November 2016 ARROW general meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 09 at 7:30 PM in or near room BE-172 at Washtenaw Community College. We start gathering for eyeball QSOs at 7:00 PM. The business meeting starts at 7:30 PM. Our ARRL MI Section Manager, Larry Camp, WB8R will be visiting us to talk about the new and upcoming hamfest at the… Read more »

October General Meeting

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The October 2016 ARROW general meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 PM in or near room BE-172 at Washtenaw Community College. We start gathering for eyeball QSOs at 7:00 PM. The business meeting starts at 7:30 PM. This month’s presentation topic is Experiments with 9:1 ununs and random wire antennas by Dan Romanchik, KB6NU and Rick Barnich, KA8BMA. All are welcome… Read more »

September General Meeting

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The September ARROW general meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 14 at 7:30 PM in or near room BE-172 at Washtenaw Community College. We start gathering for eyeball QSOs at 7:00 PM. The business meeting starts at 7:30 PM. This month’s presentation topic is Obtaining Homeowners/Condo Board Approval for an Outside Antenna: A Success Story by Gary Ilker, W9CLQ…. Read more »

ARRL Field Day 2016

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The combined ARROW/UofM Field Day will take place, Saturday & Sunday June 25th and 26th on the soccer fields on the North side of the Ann Arbor Airport (intersection of State St. & Ellsworth). Setup begins Friday afternoon around 2pm and operations begin at 2pm Saturday and runs through 2pm Sunday afternoon. Public Are Welcome!!! A “Get On The Air (GOTA)”… Read more »

Missed the ARROW bus? Here is another chance

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If you missed getting on the ARROW “Prize” Bus to Dayton our good friends at the USECA Amateur Radio Club have about 15 seats left on their bus for 2016. Below is the message from Ken, N8KC USECA President: USECA ARC is doing a bus trip to Dayton as well (mostly club members) and have about 15 seats remaining.We aren’t doing… Read more »

Touch-a-Truck 2016

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The Touch-a-Truck was held on May 7th, 2016 at the Ypsilanti High School and it went extremely well. The following hams helped out during the event: Joe Glandorf AC8ES, Jeff Zupan W8SGZ, Dinesh Cyanam AB3DC, Ed Thierbach AB8OJ, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Thomas Martin W8TAM