Blossomland Amateur Radio Association

  • Due to the Christmas/New Year holidays there will be no monthly ham breakfast in December.  
  • The next BARA Club Meeting is January 15, 2015, 7:30 pm at the Stevensville United Methodist Church. Ken, N8OL, will be discussing preparation for the Winter Field Day operating event.

  • Winter Field Day is the weekend of January 24-25 from noon Saturday thru noon Sunday. Come to the January meeting to learn more and visit the SPAR Winter Field Day web site at

  • The first Ham Breakfast of 2015 will be January 31 8:30 am at Steak n' Shake in Benton Township at I-94 exit 29.

  • Status of 146.220/146.820 Repeater System: We hope to have the coax cables on the duplexers replaced by the end of the month. Receiver sensitivity is presently reduced on the VHF side of the system. The UHF link (447.775/442.775) is functioning normally. Thank you for your patience.

Read The Rusty Key  (BARA's Official Publication)
for detailed information and great ham radio articles.