MI QSO Party Report

We had a good turnout with a good mixture of both students and alumni for this weekend’s Michigan QSO Party. Ed Oxer and I opened up the shack to find that our primary radio was on the fritz. Good thing we had a back up rig. We also had several…

Catching up..

Here are some of the links we’ve posted recently on the MSUARC Facebook page: Check out this homemade vertical for 7 MHz as constructed by Sergio Valente, PY1BEK. 5 Ham Radio Maker Projects with Diana Eng. How a ham discovered an American satellite that started transmitting 46 years after being abandoned…

ARRL in the house!

This week WY7YL and KX9X visited MSU to talk public relations with the MSU Alumni Association team. Katie Allen is the chair of the American Radio Relay League’s PR Committee, while Sean Kutzko is the staffer who heads up the League’s social media and public relations activities. In addition to…

Save the Date: MI QSO Party 4/18/15

An early reminder for the Michigan QSO Party coming up April 18th.  The contest starts at Noon local time and runs through Midnight. We recently changed out all of our shack computers, so I’m working on installing  computer logging programs right now.  Hoping to have them all talking to each other and…

Minutes of the 3/19/15 MSUARC Meeting

Here are the meeting minutes for 3/19/15: The meeting came to order at 7:05p. Present were:  Scott KB8VWM, Forest  KD8NKI, Reece  KD8VNY, Teng (no license yet), Andrew  KE7ESD, Gregg  WB8LZG, Ed W8EO, Bob W8RSJ, Dennis  KB8ZQZ, Steve WB8WSF, John KD8BQX, Dave, K8GVK. Reece accepted the role of Club President for the following…