2022 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 27 ICS Overview KC8YVF 7:00 PM
February 24 Major Emergency Event Preparedness KC8YVF 7:00 PM
March 24 Winlink Review and hands-on KC8YVF/KC8VOA 7:00 PM
April 28  Portable antennas / MBS Exercise N8EUI/KC8YVF 7:00 PM
May 26 SET review KC8YVF 7:00 PM
June 23 Direction Finding exercise
(Randle Wicks park) Fox Hunt
KC8YVF 6:00 PM
July 28 No training - -
August 25 Picnic and Movie Night KC8YVF 6:00 PM
September 22 ARRL/Local SET prep KC8YVF 7:00 PM
October 27 SET review KC8YVF 7:00 PM
November 17 Net Control Station (NCS) KC8YVF 7:00 PM
December 3 Holiday Breakfast - 8:30 AM


Training Description:

  • January - ICS or Incident Command System Overview.  We will run through ICS-100c as a refresher for the May MBS exercise.
  • February - Are your prepared to fill a role for a major emergerncy event? This training will give you some ideas on what is needed.
  • March - Winlink review and hands on exercise ( this is a prep for the MBS May exercise)
  • April - Tom N8EUI will show us different types of portable antennas for ECOM use on vehicles. We will also cover the participants guide for the MBS exercise.
  • May -  May MBS exercise review and discussion.
  • June - Direction finding exercise - fox hunt exercise using teams in Randle Wicks park
  • July - N/A
  • August - Movie and picnic night, For the picnic, please bring a dish to pass and a chair for the movie
  • September - We will be preparing for the ARRL/Local/State SET set for October 8.
  • October - SET review  
  • November - Have you ever wanted to be a net control station, not sure how to go about it. This training will cover net
    control structure, operation, directed nets, etc. We will also have a functional net using your HT.
  • December - Annual joint breakfast with SVARA, Sullivan's Restaurant, 5235 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw. Awards will be given out in several categories.

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

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Revised 12/05/22