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Southern Michigan Amateur Radio Society

Battle Creek,Michigan

57th Annual Michigan Crossroads Hamfest to be held March 18th.

We have sold out of tables, there are still a limited number of 8' spaces (provide your own tables) available. If you register after 2/28 we will confirm by email/phone and hold your reservations at the door. For details on the hamfest Click here go to hamfest page.

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 2016.
Maple United Methodist Church
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, October 26, 2017 @ 7PM
Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 7PM
Maple United Methodist Church
Map to Maple United Methodist Church
Walk ins welcome!

Special session to be held at the hamfest on Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 AM. Wings Event Center, 3600 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo Township, MI 49001. No reservation required, walk-ins invited.


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