Blossomland Amateur Radio Association


The June BARA meeting will feature a presentation by Midwest Energy Cooperative featuring their Electrical Safety Program. The Hot Line Demonstration features a trailer setup including poles and power lines that carry 7200 volts of electricity.
This will be an outdoor presentation so bring a lawn chair and dress appropriately. The BARA business meeting will be after the presentation.

Monthly Ham Breakfast will be June 27 at Hoppers Family Restaurant in Berrien Springs at 8:30 am. This is our now traditional Pre-Field Day breakfast.  Hoppers is located 9675 Old US 31 just south of Berrien Springs near the dam.


FIELD DAY 2015 - It's almost here. The location is the same as the last few years at the Oronoko Police/Fire complex on Snow Road just west of Berrien Springs. Take US31 exit 13 and go east about 1 mile and the FD site will be on your left. Look for the signs. Setup will be starting at 6 pm on Friday, June 26. FD operations begin on Saturday June 27 at 1 pm and continue for 24 hours. All are welcome to come.

Status of 146.220/146.820 Repeater System: Work on the site is on-going. At this time the repeater is functioning with reduced coverage due to using an alternate antenna. Thanks for your patience while we get things straightened out and working again.

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