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Up-Dated 6/9/2018
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KØGOI

M.A.G.I.C Tailgater

Minnesota Amateur Group of Independent Communicators

The 15th Annual

MAGIC REPEATER ( Yard Sale )TAILGATER

Saturday, July 14, 2018 8AM-12PM

Sellers Setup @ 7am and will be asked for a $5 donation to the church

@ Galilee Lutheran Church

145 McCarrons Blvd N, Roseville, MN 55113

VE exams will be heald by the ST. Paul Radio Club.

The session will start at 9AM.

Walk ins welcomed. A reservation is suggested;

Contact the Coordinator, Leon Dill, W0COE, at 651-688-9964 or Email Leon at W0COE@arrl.net.

Prizes, Fun times for all, Food and refreshments will be done by the Church Youth Group

Talk in on 145.170 – 6khz Pl 100.0 Hz tone.

Take 35E to Roselawn. Go west to Rice St. Turn Right one block to McCarrons Blvd

From Hwy 36 and Rice St. South on Rice To McCarrons Blvd

Grand Prize

TYT MD-380 DTMF UHF DMR HT

Email NØSBU George n0sbu@arrl.net for more info

CHIPPEWA VALLEY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

Tailgate Swap Fest ​Saturday July 21, 2018

Location:Eagles Club Parking Lot, Village of Lake Hallie,WI
(Between Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls)

Time: 08:00 - 12:00 Setup: 06:30-07:30 Cost: $5.00/head selling or looking

Talk in: 147.375 PL 110.9 W9CVA/R Web:http://w9cva.org/tailgate Info@w9cva.org

Amenities: There will be Free Coffee
 Food may be purchased on the grounds beginning at 9:00 AM

NPRRC HAMFEST

Saturday Aug. 18, 2018

American Legion Post # 464

825 3RD AVE., BREWSTER MN 56119

VE Testing - Commercial Vendor - Drinks - Food - Raffle Prizes - Plenty of Parking!!

For Information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NPRRC or email wb0zso@arrl.net

Radio City INC Attending

Grand Prize Raffle 1:00PM

Must be present to win

Doors Open: Sellers 7 AM Buyers 8 AM

Admissions: $5.00

Paid admissions receive one raffle ticket

6 Seminars- 9:00a.m-1:00p.m.

Grounding Antenna and tower Best Practices Sellers: 7:00A.M.

DMR – What is it again? Buyers: 8:00A.M.

Contesting and logging software for Mac & PC Admissions: $5.00

Popagation on VHF Paid admissions receive one raffle ticket

AERO and Auxcomm for Ham Rad Children under 12 FREE

ARRL presents New developments VE Testing from 10am - 11am

DIRECTIONS Location: N 43° 28.030', W 073° 08.671' Please preregister by emailingwb0zso@arrl.net

Talk-in On 146.67 / PL 141.3 Tables

$15.00 per Table before 8-1-18

$20.00 per Table after 8-1-18

Brainerd Tailgate Hamfest

08/25/2018

Location: Crow Wing County Fairgrounds
2000 13th Street SE
Brainerd, MN 56401
Website: http://brainerdham.org
Sponsor: Brainerd Area Amateur Radio Club
Talk-In: 147.225
Public Contact: Lyle Amundson , KØLFV
12972 Morningside Drive Merrifield, MN 56465
Phone: 218-765-3100

Rush City Radio Rendezvous

 

East Central Minnesota Amateur Radio Club (ECMARC) invites you to our 25th annual Rush City Radio Rendezvous,

on Saturday, September 8th, 2018.  Located at the Rush City High School, 51001 Fairfield Ave, Rush City, MN . 

The door will open at 0900 for all.

Talk in on the 145.33 MHz K0ECM Repeater (-600, PL Tone 146.2)

 Admission:    Free for all.

 Free ARES and ARRL information

9 AM Start of ECMARC RCRR

 11 AM door prizes & awards presentation (present to win)

12 NOON RCRR complete

 Amenities:                 

 Coffee and baked goods will be available

 Pop and cold drinks  Indoor rest rooms

 110 VAC inside for those needing juice

 Courtesy transportation to the Radio Rendezvous from the Rush CityAirport by request on the talk in

 Parking lot open for tailgating for all at no cost, ECMARC does not exercise control over tailgating.

For further details, please visit us at:  www.qrz.com/db/K0ECM

or  http://www.magicrepeater.net/ecmarc.htm

THE LAKE ELMO TAILGATE SWAPFEST

 September 15, 2017

Location is at 8247 27TH ST N.

Lake Elmo, MN. 55042

Time is 8AM-12 NOON Set up at 7:30AM.

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Free admission for both buyers and sellers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This years event is sponsored by the St. Paul Radio Club.

Refreshments available

Talk in on 146.25/85

Any questions contact John at. john.faughn@gmail.com

or Bob at 651 770-7884

Buyers please park on the street. Sellers pull in driveway

Both indoor and outside spots available.

 Directions

East 94 to Inwood Ave, go north to 27th ST. then turn left.Or

From 694 go to 10th ST. go east to Inwood, then go north to

27TH ST.

Door prizes of 2-$25.00 and 1- $50.00 ARRL gift certificate

will be at 11:00 AM.

!!!YOU HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!!!

Breakfasts & luncheons

 

The MAGIC Breakfast
will be
June-9,23.
July,7,21.
 at 9 AM Perkins Restaurant
1495 W. Co. Rd B
Roseville MN 55113
 

DMR Breakfast at Fat Nat's Eggs

 at 8:00 AM at Fat Nat's

2700 39th Ave. NE
 
St. Anthony Village, MN  55421

June-16,30.

July 14,28

NLRS members and their guests informally gather for

breakfast on the second Saturday of each month at 8:30 AM. 

 This schedule may vary depending on various contest dates, so please

check the Date and Location listed below.  

If you are in the area please feel free to stop by as all are welcome.

 

Dates and locations for 2018 (see address for locations below):  
  July 14 - Old Country Buffet, Burnsville
  August 11 - Golden Corral, Maplewood
  Sept 1 - A week early to avoid the Sept VHF  Old Country Buffet, Burnsville
  October 13 - Golden Corral, Maplewood
  November 10 -  Old Country Buffet, Burnsville
  December 8 -   Golden Corral, Maplewood

 

Address olden Corral:  3000 White Bear Ave #4, Maplewood, MN 5f the Maplewood Mall.

Old Country Buffet:  14150 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville.  Between 35W and 35E just north of Cty Rd 42.


 

St. Paul Radio Club Breakfasts:3rd Saturday of each month.
 

At Denny's at 1664 University Ave. (between Pierce and

 Fry St.s, on south side of University Ave.)

 
Denny's is kitty-corner across University Ave. from the Axman.
 

 1st. Saturday

VE TEST SCHEDULE
CALL TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS AND CONFIRM TEST DATE!

 The S.P.R.C. is affiliated with the ARRL testing program and holds these test sessions monthly.

We test at the  Ramsey County Library in Maplewood, 3025 Southlawn Dr., Maplewood. 

The VE sessions begin at 10:00 am on the first Saturday of each month.

A reservation is suggested; contact the Coordinator, Leon Dill, W0COE,

at 651-688-9964 or Email Leon at W0COE@arrl.net.

We only test September through June.

Our next test dates are:

2018

July 14 at the MAGIC Tailgate event.

The session will start at 9AM.

Walk ins welcomed. A reservation is suggested;

Contact the Coordinator, Leon Dill, W0COE, at 651-688-9964 or Email Leon at W0COE@arrl.net.

145 McCarrons Blvd N, Roseville, MN 55113

(no exams  August).

 

2nd Wednesday.

7PM,VALLEY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB (VARC)

Testing begins at 7:00PM on the second Wednesday of every month!

Contact: Jim Rice, NØOA 612-384-7709 E Mail Jim  jrice@danpatch.org

Test Site: Perkins Restaurant 17387 Kenyon Avenue Lakeville MN 55044-4459

ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUESTED BUT NOT REQUIRED

 

 

2nd. Saturday.

The Anoka County Radio Club schedules

V.E. amateur radio testing sessions on most every 2nd Saturday

of the month throughout the year.

We are ready to test new and upgrading hams in all the current FCC elements.

The Anoka County Radio Club's testing starts at 9:00 a.m.

and we will continue to take walk-ins until 10:00am. We test at the Blaine City Hall.

The Blaine City Hall is at 10801 Town Square Dr, Blaine, MN,

at the corner of 109th Street and Radisson Road in Blaine.

From Hwy 65, go east on 109th St. Continue on 109th Street

until you cross Radisson Road.   The city hall is located behind the apartment

complex and Walgreen's store.

For more info, please contact Shep Shepardson N0NMZ at

 N0NMZ@AnokaRadio.org.or all him at 651-340-0567.

 


 

3rd. Saturday.

SEMARC ARRL Volunteer Examiner Test Sessions 

Zion Lutheran Church 8500 Hillside Trail Cottage Grove, at 9AM

Please arrive 10 minutes early.

To reserve a spot or need more information call

 SEMARC at  651-769-0358

or email Daniel M. Franz  at wd0gup@hotmail.com


 

4th.Monday.

"W5YI VE Chanhassen offers amateur radio testing typically on Monday  night,

the 4th week of the month time 6PM. The test fee is $14.

All tests are given during the evening at the Carver County Library in

downtown Chanhassen on 78th street. 7711 Kerber Blvd. Chanhassen, MN 55317

Ph: 952-227-1500 Directions: on the corner of 78th and Kerber,

one block north of Highway 5. Across the street from Byerlys.

Contact: Dale Blomgren KD0B at 952-402-2155 OR E-MAIL Dale.

 

4th. Saturday.
The Sherburne County VE Team

The Sherburne VE team will take appointments for folks

testing for the first time or for upgrades.

Contact:  John Smolenski, N0YR, 763-263-8741  or

Boaz Erickson, N0RD, 763-263-5644 for arranging date

and location

 

4th. Saturday.
Bloomington Amateur Radio VE Team

They start at 8:45AM, in the Haeg Conference Room in Civic Plaza.

 Exams will not be conducted during July, August, November or December.     Enjoy your summer! 

Bloomington Emerg. Services. Call KEØOR Dan ,

at 952-888-9756.or Email: dan-arrl@droyer.org

Tests given at New Bloomington Civic Plaza/ Police Dept.

1800 W old Shakopee
Road at the corner of Logan and W Old Shakopee Road. At 9:00 AM.


 
The St. Paul Radio club holds member meetings the first Friday of each month except June, July and August.

This meeting schedule may change if there are conflicts with room scheduling or the calendar.

 Meetings are  now being held at the University of St. Thomas in the Owens Science Hall, Room LL-54. 

 Owens is on the southwest corner of Summit and Cretin. 

 Interested persons should check at Interested persons should check at for details.

Signs with directions are posted for each meeting.

The meeting starts at 7:30 pm with a 30 minute social time before the meeting.



  NETS OF INTEREST.

Minnesota Traffic Nets

Frequency

Time

Time

Description

3.860 MHz

12:00 PM

Daily

MN Phone Net-Noon

3.860 MHz

5:30 PM

Daily

MN Section Net

3.568 MHz

6:30 PM

Daily

MN Section Net

3.568 MHz

9:50 PM

Daily

MN Section Net II

3.925 MHz

9:00-11:00 AM

M-S

PICO Net

3.925 MHz

3:00-5:00 PM

M-F

PICO Net (Winter)

This is a list of our ARRL traffic nets in Minnesota. We welcome your participation!


Sunday.

Richfield CERT Communications Team Sunday Afternoon Net

This net is held on the 145.390- repeater every second Sunday

of the month at 1;00 PM. It is typically run from the City of Richfield’s

 Mobile Operations Center by a member, or members, of the

 Richfield CERT Communications Team. It is designed as a training

and familiarization drill for passing message traffic.

 All our welcome to check-in with or without traffic to pass.

 

South Washington Co ARES net first Sunday and the 15th. Of the month

at 7PM on 146.985 This repeater is in Inver Grove Heights

and may not be accessible to all.

 

7 PM MARA Swap Net 146.85

7:30 PM Le Sueur area Ares net Sunday night at
on the 146.61 repeater using the 136.5 PL tone

8PM. Hiawatha ARC Net on 147.30 Begins w/short Goodhue County ARES net

Carver County ARES net weekly at 8:30pm local time on the 147.165 repeater with a 107.2 pl tone.

The Northern Lights Radio Society has 4 nets on Sunday evening.

 Day & Time

 Dates

 Frequency

 Net Control

 
Point Towards
 

 Sunday 8:30 PM

All Year Long 

50.175 MHz 

K0SIX 

EN35di 

Sunday 9:00 PM 

All Year Long 

144.260 MHz 

KA0PQW 

EN33iu 

 Wednesday 8:00 PM

 All Year Long

144.240 MHz

 WB9LYH

EN54cl 

 Monday 8:00 PM

 All Year Long

 432.105 MHz

N4PZ 

 EN52gb


There is also an informal chat net Saturday evenings at 9PM on 144.250.
Just to the east of us in Wisconsin, the Badger Contesters also meet weekly:

Day & Time

Dates

Frequency

 

Wednesday, 7:00 PM local

All year long

144.250 MHz

 
 


9 PM ATV fast scan users Net on 145.29. Tone of 114.8

 Amateur Radio Association of Bloomington

Net meets every Sunday at 9:00 PM

147.09/.69 MHz - 100.0 PL Tone

 

Monday
Handiham  Net. Monday thru Saturday at 11:00AM CST.
Echo Link enabled. 145.450.

Monday at 7:30 Fusion Radio net on the 444.525 PL 114.8

 With an analog simulcast using the 444.075 DCS 023.

8PM East Central Minnesota Radio Club. Net 145.330- PL 146.2


Tuesday
7 PM T.C.R.C net on 147.21 Also take part in the "eyeball qso"
 during the net at Caribou Coffee shop in Apple Valley.

7 PM Minnetonka RC on 145.45

8:30 PM 3M Radio Club net on 147.12
 
Wednesday

The DMR Net is each Wednesday at 7;00 PM.

It is held on the MN State Zone.

 If you can not join use send an  email to: kq.zero.rs@gmail.com.

7:00 PM SEMARC 10 Meter CW net. on 28.110.

7:00 PM Anoka County Radio Club 2-Meter Net

Every Wednesday night on the 146.670 repeater, 

 - 0.6 offset,  required PL tone of 114.8
Clay, W0LED, primary net control.

7:00 PM Courage Center Handiham Net 145.45.

8:00 PM SEMARC VHF Activity net on 146.985 pl 100.0

8 PM SPRC Friendly net on 28.310 Pre-net at 7:45

ST.PAUL RADIO CLUB 2 Meter Net , Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m.
 On the SPRC repeater, 145.310 MHz, no PL tone

Thursday.

The Minn. ARES Dist 6.net in on the 1st Thursday of  each month at 12:30 PM on 146.700(127.3 tone)

This repeater is in downtown Mpls and should be accessible to most everyone. Possibly even the St Cloud area.

 

The MINN. ARES net. is on the  3rd Thursday of each month 8 PM on 444.775(114.8)

This repeater is located in the area of North Memorial Med Cntr.

 

Thursday evening Tech Talk Net

at 7:00 pm on the 146.850 WD0HWT Repeater

. The net manager is John KD0CAC.

 

Richfield Amateur Radio Club Thursday Evening Net

This net is held on the 145.390- repeater every Thursday

 at 8:00PM. All our welcome to check-in with or without traffic to pass.

 

Friday.

Handiham club CW net Friday at 4PM on 7112

Operation will be on the W0ZSW remote base.

Operator & net control: Dave Allen

CW speed 15 WPM


Saturday

8:00 AM QCWA Net 3.908.

9:10 AM QCWA 145.450 NØBVE Repeater.

9:30 AM 146.76 Tone of 114.8 Saturday Swap Shop net.

7 PM Magic net on 145.17 Tone 100.0. Repeater

7 PM. Saturday Ham Talk Net on 145.45 N0BVE repeater with Newsline.

 Other HF nets
3.860 Minn. State Phone Net Noon & 5:30 PM daily

3.710 Minn. Slow Speed CW Net 6:00 PM daily

3.568 Minn. State CW Traffic Net 6:30 pm and 9:50 pm daily

3.925 MN PICO Net continuous from 9 AM to 11:00 AM Mon.-Sat. and 3PM to 5PM Monday-Friday.
On The Air Activities will be listed on the Friendly Net and the Magic Net,