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Welcome to W8DC.org

home of the

Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association.

We meet at the Red Cross Building at 1050 Fuller NE, and we maintain an active club station at that location. If you'd like to see our station, or attend a club meeting, please stop by and visit. All Visitors are welcome! Map to Red Cross HERE.

You can stop by the Red Cross the first Friday of every month for our club business and technical meeting. OR - Every Wednesday evening (6pm) and Sunday (1 to 4:30pm) is Open Radio Room.

If you want to see a REAL amateur radio station being operated, want to talk over a technical problem, or find out more about Amateur Radio testing and licensing stop by!

BREAKING NEWS

Upcoming Meetings

General Club Meeting, Friday, December 6, 2019 with sicial at 6:30 and Meeting to begin at 7pm.

Friday, December 13, 2019

VE Testing at the American RedCross Building beginning at 6:30pm

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NEW LINKS

October 2019 Meeting Minutes

November 2019 Executive Committee Minutes

QRM August 2019 Newsletter

West Michigan Fusion (C4FM) Repeater List

Upcoming Events

ONGOING EVENTS:

WEST MICHIGAN HAM NETS

Net List

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Every Friday

Lunch Bunch at Noble Restaurant in Wyoming. Website Here

Gather in the back room starting about 11:30. This gathering of hams is sponsored by NOBODY!

It's just hams that get together for lunch on Fridays, and there is always room for you.

Holland Amateur Radio Club (HARC)

Monthly meeting, second Tuesday of each month at the Chick-Owa Sportsman's Club, 9279 E Ottogan Street Holland, MI 49423 . The clubhouse is located south of Zeeland, just west of Winding Creek Golf Course. This meeting is open to, and all those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

Talk-in K8DAA 147.06+(94.8Hz) Website Here. Directions: HERE

Michigan Amateur Radio Alliance

Monthly meeting, second Wednesday of each month, 7:30 PM, at Plainfield Township Fire Department Training Center, SW corner of 5 Mile Rd and Plainfield Ave. Talk-in W8USA 145.23-(94.8Hz) Meetings

Lowell Amateur Radio Club

Monthly meeting, third Thursday of each month, 6:30 PM social, 7PM meeting. All are welcome. Pizza provided. Talk-in W8LRC 145.27-(94.8Hz) Website

Directions: HERE _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

New Events

ARRL Hamfest and Convention Database HERE

BREAKING NEWS

Yahoo Groups is going away. Watch this space for further updates.

GRARA Club Mail List

It's a mail list specifically made to keep members up to date on club activities, items for sale, questions and comments on a frequent basis. You can keep track of "what's happening". This list is separate from the GRARA Yahoo Group in that this list is private in nature. Your name and callsign must appear on our current 2018 - 2019 club roster to be eligible for membership to the list.

You can subscribe to this list by sending a email and please include your name and callsign in the body of the email. to grara-subscribe@w8dc.org

Once you are verified to be a club member, in good standing, your application will be approved. Thanks.

W8DC

Repeaters

147.260+ 94.8 -- 146.76- 94.8 A/D -- 444.400+ 94.8

A handy guide on how to use repeaters can be found here.

W8DC Club 2 Meter Net

Tuesdays -- 7pm 147.26+ 94.8

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Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association Inc. All rights reserved.

Information, questions, comments or suggestions about our website can be emailed to web.administrator@w8dc.org