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    2017

The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club (W9ZL)

An ARRL Special Service Club

2017 SWAPFESTSUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5th, 2017

Monarch Gardens2311 W. Spencer Street, Appleton, WI

Just off of Hwy. 41 & near the FoxMonarch Gardens

2311 W. Spencer Street, Appleton, WI

Just off of Hwy. 41 & near the Fox River Mall

Buy, sell, and tradeelectronics, computers, computer games, test &

scientific equipment

On site VE testing Walk-ins for testing are welcome

Walk-ins for testing are welcome from 9:00AM until 9:30AM

Bring your current license and CSCEs (if applicable

) and two forms of ID (one must be a

picture ID) cost is $15 for the testing

Enter the raffle for great prizes. Additional raffle tickets are only

$2 each or 3 for $5

You need not be present to win the top prizes. One raffle ticket is included with each admission!

Great food and refreshments available all day!

Avoid the shopping rush The Fox River Mall is nearby bring the family and stay theweekend!

Talk-inon the wide area 146.76 pl 100repeater Need directions or just want to say HI?

Admission is $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Children 12 and under are FREE!

Each admission includes one FREEraffle ticket! Advance purchase 8-footswap tables are $10

in advance or $15 at the door (if available). Setup starts at 6 AM and general admission start

at 8 AM. Tables and admission tickets can be ordered by mail:

46th Annual Davenport Radio Amateur Club Hamfest
Sunday November 5th, 217

Knights of Columbus 111 West 35th. st.Davenport,Iowa.

Doors open at 6AM for set up Admission 8 AM

Primary talk-in: 146.28/ 77hz 41.
Alternate: 146.10/ 77hz.

Vendors from all over the Midwest! $7.00 in advance w/ double prize stubs

Doors Open Sunday 8:00AM-2:00PM. $8.00 @door wI one prize stub.

Main prize drawing held at 1:OOPMAttendees under 12 get in FREE.

You need not be present to win main prizesFor advanced tables and tickets via mail, contact

W1HAM Kelly Lovely1261 Woodlawn Ave, Clinton, la 52732

. Questions? Call 563-321-7559 or E-mail W1HAM@arrl.net.

Make all checks to DRAC

Breakfasts & luncheons

!!NOTE NEW LOCATION!!
N.L.R.S Breakfast

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 2017 (see address for locations below):  
  November 11 -  Old Country Buffet, Burnsville
  December 9 -   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:

2017  Nov. 4,Dec. 2
2018 Jan. 6.Feb. 3,Mar. 3,Apr. 7
May 5,Jun. 2
(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, NOA 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

 Test Dates-11/8,12/13.

 

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.

Test dates-11/11,12/9.

 


 

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

 Test dates- 10/21, 11/18, none in December


 

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.

10/23,11/27.

 

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 KEOR 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.

Test dates.

  October 28, 2017

!!!There will not be any testing in

 November or December because of the holidays.!!!


 
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 Richfields

 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 8:15 PM

All Year Long

222.120 MHz

N0KP

EN34gt

Sunday 8:30 PM

All Year Long

50.175 MHz

K0SIX

EN35di

Sunday 9:00 PM

All Year Long

144.260 MHz

KA0PQW

EN33iu


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 NBVE 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,