The Term Stands For Amateur Radio Emergency Service. ARES Members Are Amateur Radio Operators Who Provide Their Time To Provide Communications For Emergencies, Public Services & Events. For Membership And Or For Further Information In Our Area In Michigan Contact
(989) 685 - 3120
LOCAL ARES TRAINING NET THE FIRST MONDAY NITE OF THE MONTH AT 7:30 PM ON THE 146.940 O.A.A.R.S. REPEATER - K8OAR - IN WEST BRANCH MI.
Amateur Radio Vanity Call Sign Fee to Disappear in September
The Amateur Radio vanity call sign regulatory fee is set to disappear in the next few weeks. According to the best-available information from FCC sources, the first day that applicants will be able to file a vanity application without having to pay a fee is Thursday, September 3. In deciding earlier this year to drop the regulatory fee components for Amateur Radio vanity call signs and General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) applications, the FCC said it was doing so to save money and personnel resources. The Commission asserted that it costs more of both to process the regulatory fees and issue refunds than the amount of the regulatory fee payment.
ARRL -- Resource for Amateur Radio
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OAARS Club Meeting Sept 6th, 2017
The Ogemaw Arenac Amateur Radio Society meets at the Mills Township Hall located at 2441 Greenwood Rd, Skidway Lake, at 7:00 PM. March is the month Dues are due, see the club secretary to keep current. Call or Talk to Any Club Officer or Club Member for additional information.
OAARS Club Picnic Sept 9th, 2017
The Ogemaw Arenac Amateur Radio Society Club Picnic held at the Elbow Lake Park off of Lucinda Dr. in Skidway Lake was a big success. Those in attendance enjoyed Bratts, Burgers and good conversation at this Beautiful Park.
Fox Hunt Oct 14th, 2017
The Ogemaw Arenac Amateur Radio Society Fall Fox Hunt will be Saturday October 14th at 9:00am. Fox hunters will meet at Irons Park in West Branch before the start. N8RSH Russ will be the Fox for the Fall Hunt. Come and join us for the fun.
2017 Michigan QSO Party April 15
Thanks to all those that participated In the Michigan QSO Party to help the Club put in another great effort.
O.A.A.R.S. NET CONTROL
July 31st, 8:00pm W8COP Chris
Aug 7th, 8:00pm N8IGM Joe
Aug 14th, 8:00pm KC8EHU Alan
Aug 21st, 8:00pm W8DMI Dan
Aug 28th, 8:00pm KD8CLM Al
Sept 4th, 8:00pm K8BD Dave
March is the time to renew your membership. See the Club Secretary or they can be mailed to the Ogemaw Arenac Amateur Radio Society, PO Box 4358, Prescott, MI 48756
Amateur Radio Exams
Are Scheduled The 3rd Wednesday Of Every Month At The Mills Twp. Hall at 2441 Greenwood Road In Skidway Lake Michigan 6:30 pm Registrations, 7:00 pm Exams Begin, Walkins Welcome Or For Pre-Registrations Contact: