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Slides on Wires-X

Slides from the May 7th meeting have been posted. Click on “Membership” > “Monthly Club Meeetings” and then under the section header “Past Meeting Archives” click the link for past meeting archives.

The presentation was by Mike White N9UXC and explored the capabilities of our 443.175 Yaesu repeater and Wires-X.

May 7th meeting & Sunday night net

April 2nd Meeting

BARA meets on Tuesday April 2nd at 7pm. The meeting is on the upper floor of the Bloomington Civic Plaza in the Haeg Conference Room. This month’s presentation will feature Bill Mitchell, AE0EE (Minnesota Section Manager for the ARRL). He will give a presentation on his 2016 trip to HEARD ISLAND as part of of the VK0EK DXpedition.

January to April 2024 – Programs

January 2 – Bouvet, the most remote island on earth (NR0T)
February 6 – VHF Roving 101 (W0ZQ)
March 5 – Antenna Modeling, is it worth it? (K0MPH)

April 2 – My experiences on the Heard Island 2016 DXpedition (AE0EE)

Meetings are at 7pm in the Haeg Conference Room at Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington or on Zoom.

Recent Programs at BARA

Fall 2023 we had the following programs at our meetings:

Sept ’23 – NR0T built a 70cm/2M portable J-Pole from ladder line
Oct ’23 – AE0EE discussed Fox Hunting including an indoor hunt
Nov ’23 – K0AD did a presentation on CW Academy
Dec ’23 – Our annual pizza gathering at Davanni’s

Field Day: June 25, 2022 2022 Field Day logo, featuring the ARRL logo and a headset with a microphone.

The Bloomington Amateur Radio Association and the Richfield Amateur Radio Club and will be hosting an
annual ARRL Field Day event on June 25th, 2022 at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet
Avenue South, Richfield, MN 55423 on the lower level. Visits from the public are welcome from 1 p.m.
to sunset. Several radio stations will be in operation and you can take the opportunity to talk to people
around the world. For more information about amateur radio, please visit , , and