Category: Club Events

Amateur Radio in Space

W8UM Amateur Radio Club held a meeting on November 11, 2010 (Thursday), at 6:30 pm in 1200 EECS on North Campus. We invited Dr. Anthony. W England (W0ORE) to give us a talk on “Amateur Radio Woven Through My Career as a Geophysicist”. Dr. Anthony. W England is an AOSS and EECS Professor at the […]

Satellite Communication

W8UM Amateur Radio Club held its next monthly meeting on October 14, 2010 (Thursday), at 6:30 pm in 1311 EECS on North Campus. We’ve asked John Palmisano (KB8OIS), a research technician assistant at the UM Hospital to present a talk on “satellite communications”. The abstract is shown below: ~~~~~~~  Abstract of the talk  ~~~~~~~ The […]

Talk and VP Election

Professor Christopher S. Ruf presented a talk on “The Discovery of Lightning on Mars with a Radio Telescope” during our meeting on April 15, 2010 at 6:30pm in EECS 3427. You can find out more about him from his website. We also held a Vice President election during the meeting. ~~~~~~~  Abstract of the talk […]

Interesting Talk During Our Meeting

Professor Edwin Olson (KB0IJO) gave a talk on Multi-robot Communication and Coordination for the MAGIC 2010 Robotics Competition during our meeting on March 11, 2010 at 6:30pm in EECS 3433. You can find out more about him from his website. ~~~~~~~  Abstract of the talk  ~~~~~~~ Addressing a desire to replace humans with robots in […]

Field Day 2007, a mighty success!

The ARROW/UM-ARC clubs had another great Field Day out at Domino’s Farms. Stay tuned for results. The UM-ARC team with notable ops Dennis KT8X, Steve K8QKY, Richard KD8APA maintained high QSO rates on the HF bands using the U-M Microwave Geophysics vehicle equipped with the club’s CL-33 Yagi-Uda on a custom rotating mount (courtesty Dave […]

W8UM Tower…On the Air

The new W8UM Tower and HF/VHF/UHF antenna system was erected on Monday July 30, 2007. Have a look at the Tower Construction page to see photos of the tower and antennas going up on top of the EECS building. The new tower and W8UM station overhaul was made possible through the generous support of the […]