If you have new items to list
E-MAIL them to George.
Conference Date: Saturday, April 21 2018
The 2018 Aurora conference will be held April 21
at the First Lutheran Church, 4000 Linden Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110.
This is near the intersection of Highway 61 with County Road F. Linden Street
is a service road for Highway 61.
Tentative Schedule for Aurora ‘18 0900 - 1130 Antenna range (WX permitting), eyeball QSOs & tailgating
1200 - 1300 LUNCH BREAK (on your own) 1300 - 1730 Talks & NLRS meeting.
Breakfasts & luncheons
DMR Breakfast at Fat Nat's Eggs
at 8:00 AM at Fat Nat's
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.
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.
Fry St.s, on south side of University Ave.)
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:
May 5,Jun. 2
7PM,VALLEY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB (VARC)
Testing begins at 7:00PM on the second Wednesday of every month!
Test Site: Perkins Restaurant 17387 Kenyon Avenue Lakeville MN 55044-4459
ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUESTED BUT NOT REQUIRED
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
"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.
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
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: email@example.com
Tests given at New Bloomington Civic Plaza/ Police Dept.
1800 W old
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
MN Phone Net-Noon
MN Section Net
MN Section Net
MN Section Net II
PICO Net (Winter)
This is a list of our ARRL traffic nets in Minnesota. We welcome your participation!
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.
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
Wednesday, 7:00 PM local
All year long
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
- 100.0 PL Tone
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
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
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,