2017 Training Schedule
All training sessions will be held in the conference room in the new terminal building at Harry Browne Airport, 4821 Janes Rd, Saginaw, MI. (unless other wise noted).

Training Attendance
 
Date Topic Presenter Time
January 26 Using HT's as mobile and home station radios N8ERL 7:00 PM
February 23 Message Exercise N8ERL/KC8YVF 7:00 PM
March 23 Long Term Power Outage N8ERL/KD8MMH 7:00 PM
April 27 TBD   7:00 PM
May 25 Dual Band J-Pole Antenna Build KC8YVF 7:00 PM
June 22 Direction Finding exercise
(Randle Wicks park)
KC8YVF/KD8MMH 6:00 PM
July 27 No training - -
August 24 Picnic and Movie Night KC8YVF/N8ERL 6:00 PM
September 28 TBD 7:00 PM
October 26 TBD   7:00 PM
November 16 TBD   7:00 PM
December 2 Holiday Breakfast - 9:00 AM

 

Training Description:

  • January - Using your HT's as mobile and home station radio and programming your HT using Chirp software
  • February - This message exercise will test your knowledge of sending IS-213 and radiograms using your HT. Prizes will be awarded for the team with the most accurate and fastest time sending their messages.
  • March - Sustaining communications during long term power outages. Alternative power options.
  • April -
  • May - Build a 300-Ohm Dual Band antenna for your Baofeng or Woxun HT ($5 for coax w/BNC connector) adapter may be needed
  • June - Direction finding exercise - fox hunt exercise using teams in Randle Wicks park
  • July - N/A
  • August - For the picnic, please bring a dish to pass and a chair for the movie
  • September -
  • October -
  • November -
  • December - IHop on Tittabawassee Rd near I-675

Directions: (from North or South)
Exit I-75 at E. Holland Ave (M-46) and travel East to N. Towerline Road.  Turn left
and travel North to Janes Road.  Turn right and travel East.  The airport will be on
your left.  Enter the main entrance.  The Pilots Lounge is located in the large hanger
building.

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Revised 02/04/17