If you have new items to list

E-MAIL them to George.

KAØNAN/SK 7/17/2018.

Marty has read the announcements

since Terry NØGOI started the MAGIC net.

Terry asked Marty to come up with some

announcements for the net at that time.




Milwaukee Repeater Club Amateur Radio Fest.

November 2nd. 2019.




Where's the next DMR Breakfast?

Mining ARC Breakfast

First Saturday of the month,

 Denny's 255 Century Ave  N, Oakdale, MN 55119,

Just north of I 94, 8 a.m.

NLRS members and their guests informally gather for

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

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

The NLRS breakfast will now be

only at the Golden Corral location.

Dates and locations for 2019
  October 12 - Golden Corral, Maplewood
  November 9 -  Golden Corral Maplewood.

  December 7 -   Golden Corral, Maplewood

Address Golden Corral:  3000 White Bear Ave #4,

Maplewood, MN 5f the Maplewood Mall.


Twin Cities Repeater Club

Weekly Breakfast Gathering

Early birds arrive around 6:00AM and stragglers stay until 9:00AM or so.

Order coffee, or a complete breakfast.

Turn right after entering the door (we have our own room).

6:00am - 9:00am

Perkins, 17387 Kenyon Ave, Lakeville, MN 55044, United States (map)

St. Paul Radio Club Breakfasts:

3rd Saturday of each 9 AM.

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.



(These are guide lines.

Please check with the VE team you are attending as to

 what they would like you to bring to thre session.)

The ARRL VEC rules states that we must charge a $15

Test Session fee to pay for testing materials, postage and handling of the tests. 

You will need to following items with you on the day of the test:

    A photo ID (driver’s license or student ID)

     Your Social Security Number (to register with the FCC)

If you are upgrading a current amateur license:

    ; The current FCC issued original amateur radio license

    A photocopy to send in.

     Any current original CSCEs for any previously passed elements

     A photocopy of those Your FCC issued FRN number

St. Paul Radio Club

10:00 am on the First Saturday of each month.


We'll be at the St. Paul Public Library, Sun Ray Branch. 2105 Wilson Ave., St. Pau 55119. It's behind the Sun Ray shopping center -- a block North of 94 between McKnight Rd. and Ruth St. We'll still start at 10:00.


Contact  Leon Dill, W0COE,

at (651) 425-0338  or E-mail Leon at


We only test September through June. (  No exams  August).

Walk ins welcomed. A reservation is recomened.


7:00PM on the Second Wednesday of every month!

Perkins Restaurant 17387 Kenyon Avenue Lakeville MN 55044-4459

Contact: Jim Rice, NØOA 612-384-7709  E Mail Jim


Anoka County Radio Club

9:00 a.m. 2nd Saturday

of the month throughout the year. We  take walk-ins until 10:00am


Blaine City Hall is at 10801TownSquareDr,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 apartmentcomplex and Walgreen's store.


For more info, please contact Shep Shepardson N0NMZ at all him at 651-340-0567.


South East Metro Amateur Radio Club 

9AM 3rd. Saturday of each month.

Please arrive 10 minutes early.

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


SEMARC at  651-769-0358

or email Daniel M. Franz  at


Testing Dates.

December NONE



4th Monday of the month time 6PM.

Carver County Library in

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

on the corner of 78th and Kerber,

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


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

All tests are given during the evening at the Carver County


Bloomington Amateur Radio VE Team

4th. Saturday at 8:45AM,

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.
In the Haeg Conference Room


Call KEØOR Dan ,

at 952-888-9756.or Email:


Exams will not be conducted during July, August, November or December. 

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




Minnesota Traffic Nets





3.860 MHz

12:00 PM


MN Phone Net-Noon

3.860 MHz

5:30 PM


MN Section Net

3.568 MHz

6:30 PM


MN Section Net

3.568 MHz

9:50 PM


MN Section Net II

3.925 MHz

9:00-11:00 AM



3.925 MHz

3:00-5:00 PM


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.

 Day & Time



 Net Control

Point Towards

 Sunday 8:30 PM

All Year Long 

50.175 MHz 



Sunday 9:00 PM 

All Year Long 

144.260 MHz 



 Wednesday 8:00 PM

 All Year Long

144.240 MHz



 Monday 8:00 PM

 All Year Long

 432.105 MHz



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

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


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:

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, 

 Required PL tone of 114.8

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, 114.8 PL tone


The Minn. ARES Dist 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.



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,