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Southern Michigan Amateur Radio Society

Battle Creek,Michigan


An entry-level Technician class will begin January 18, 2016 in Battle Creek. The class will meet once a week for six weeks (about 3 hours each) and conclude the week of the February SMARS testing session. The classes are free of charge, however the current Gordon West Technician Class Manual 2014-2018 is strongly encouraged (less than 25.00). Please contact Terry N8LN@arrl.net OR Mike KQ8N@arrl.net for more info and to reserve your spot!!

Meeting Information

The SMARS club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Maple United Methodist Church at 342 Capital Ave NE. Meetings begin at 7pm and usually last less than 2 hours. If you are interested in becoming an Amateur Radio Operator please feel free to come by. We can help you pass your test to get you started in the amazing world of Ham Radio.

Location for the 1st half of 2015 (and likely the 2nd half as well)
Maple United Methodist Church
Map to Maple United Methodist Church

In addition to the official monthly meeting, many members meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month for the SMARS club breakfast (8:30AM). This meeting is held at the Coney Island on NE Capital Avenue (North of Fog Motors and south of Bailey Park). The BLB (Before Lunch Bunch) meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 11:30 AM at the same location. Finally, the on the 1st Saturday of the month immediately after the siren test, all interested parties meet at the Coney Island for "coffee".

Next VE Session:

February 25, 2016 @ 7 PM.
Maple United Methodist Church
Map to Maple United Methodist Church
Walk ins welcome!


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