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Southern Michigan Amateur Radio Society

Battle Creek,Michigan


The 2019 Crossroads Hamfest has come and gone

The 2019 Crossroads Hamfest has come and gone. We hope you were able to attend, but if not, there is always next year! The tentative date for 2020 is March 21st. Be sure to check back here for updates and additional details. 73, the 2019 Crossroads Hamfest committee.

Meeting Information

The SMARS club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Maple United Methodist Church at 342 Capital Ave NE. Meetings begin at 7pm and usually last less than 2 hours. If you are interested in becoming an Amateur Radio Operator please feel free to come by. We can help you pass your test to get you started in the amazing world of Ham Radio.

Location for 2019. Map to Maple United Methodist Church

In addition to the official monthly meeting, many members meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month for the SMARS club breakfast (8:30AM). This meeting is held at the Coney Island on NE Capital Avenue (North of Fog Motors and south of Bailey Park). The BLB (Before Lunch Bunch) meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 11:30 AM at the same location. Finally, the on the 1st Saturday of the month immediately after the siren test, all interested parties meet at the Coney Island for "coffee".


Next VE Session(s):

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 7PM Maple United Methodist
Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 7PM Maple United Methodist
Map to Maple United Methodist Church
Walk ins welcome!

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