The Southwest Michigan Amateur Radio Team has elected to change their monthly meeting location from The Blue Dolphin Restaurant to:
The Crew Family Restaurant & Bakery located at 3810 East Cork Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan, near Sprinkle Rd.
For further information on the restaurant, including menus, go to:
Business portion of the meeting still begins at 8:30 AM. Members begin to arrive as early as 7:30 for visiting and early breakfast order.
The Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club will once again be conducting classes for the entry level (Technician) license into the Amateur Radio Service (or “Ham” Radio!), as well as a General Class License course for those wishing to upgrade!.
“The Amateur and Amateur-satellite services are for qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest. These services present an opportunity for self-training, intercommunication, and technical investigations.” (FCC Amateur Radio Service Home Page)
A Technician class and a General class will be offered concurrently, on Tuesday nights at the Red Cross. First class will be September 23, 2014, and the last class will be December 2, 2014. (There will be no class November 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.) Classes will begin at 7:00 pm. The Technician class will run to 9:00 pm, and the General class will run to about 9:30 pm. There will be a testing session at the Red Cross on December 9, 2014. Classes will be conducted in the lower level of the Greater Kalamazoo Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, at 5640 Venture Ct., Kalamazoo, MI (Oshtemo Township) (map)
For further information and REGISTRATION, click HERE (W8UH.Net)
August's HamFest 2014 meeting will be held Monday evening, August 18, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the American Red Cross, 5640 Venture Ct. in Oshtemo.
HamFest 2014 is only 2 months away!
We can always use additional volunteers to help ensure the continued presence of the Kalamazoo HamFest! It's YOUR event! YOUR investment of time and effort will directly affect the benefit to YOUR Amateur Radio community!
Details at http://kalamazoohamfest.com/
3 days later on Thursday evening, August 21st, the monthly KARC General Membership meeting will be held at the same location! Doors open at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00.