June 2017 Meeting and Waveguide

The June club meeting is June 13, 7:30pm at the Lapeer County Emergency Operations / Dispatch Center.

June is Field Day, and we will be doing a working meeting to plan Field Day’s activities.  All are welcome and invited to come and be part of the club’s ‘vacation style’ operating for Field Day.   See the Waveguide for more information about Field Day.

Download the June 2017 Waveguide: 2017-06JuneWaveguide

May 2017 Meeting and Waveguide

The May Meeting is on Tuesday, May 9th, 7:30 pm at the Lapeer County Dispatch/EOC.

The evening’s presentation will be a photo tour of the State Emergency Operations Center from the trip made by members of the ARES team in January.  (It’s a marvel of engineering, with special consideration for Amateur Radio – don’t miss it!)

Also available is the May Waveguide, downloadable here, including photographs from the recent Simulated Emergency Test (SET) held in Lapeer County.

April 2017 Meeting and Waveguide

The April 2017 Waveguide is available below!

Also, the April club meeting is April 11, 7:30pm at the Lapeer County EOC.  We’ll be watching an encore presentation of an excellent overview of the various digital ham technologies in the market today, including Fusion, DSTAR, and DMR.

Our thanks to the Toledo Mobile Radio Association (http://www.tmrahamradio.org/) and especially to presenter Zack Burns who graciously allow us to present his presentation.  As a side note, they put on a great hamfest!


January 2017 Waveguide Now Available

Click the icon to download the PDF version of the latest Waveguide.

Contents for this month’s edition:

  • Editorials 2
    • The President’s Corner 2
    • Notes From the Desk of the Secretary 4
    • Treasurer’s Report 4
    • Repeater Trustee’s Report 5
    • Emergency Coordinator Report 6
  • Club Items 7
    • LCARA Member Survey (Reminder) 7
    • Wanted: Newsletter Editor 7
  • Calendar of Events 8
    • Upcoming Hamfests 9
  • Heard on the Wire 9
  • For Sale and Wanted 10
  • L.C.A.R.A. Membership Application 11

August 2016 Waveguide Now Available

The August 2016 issue of the LCARA Waveguide is now available.

A Few Highlights:

  • Club Picnic, 6:30pm on 8/9, at Cramton Park in Lapeer, MI
    • If you have a small (2kw or so) generator, bring it and Gordon will test it
    • Bring a dish to pass
  • ARES Field Exercise on August 17th
  • The Crim Festival of Races is looking for volunteers
  • Lee is looking for a particular resistor
  • Charles got his General!


Waveguide, August 2016