ARRL Michigan Section
Digital Radio Group
a.k.a. "DRG"
a Michigan Section organization

District Representatives of the DRG:


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      within the AMPR.org network.  These addresses are NOT reachable from the Public Internet.


Permanent seats on the DRG:
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Great Lakes Division Director            - Dale Williams    WA8EFK   wa8efk@arrl.org
                                                                     wa8efk@wa8efk.ampr.org
                                                                     (734)529-3232 /home
Section Manager [SM]                     - Jim Kvochick     WBJK     w8jk@arrl.org
                                                                     (810)220-2098
Assistant SM, Digital Technologies [ASM] - Jay Nugent       WB8TKL   wb8tkl@arrl.net
                                                                     wb8tkl@hamgate.washtenaw.ampr.org
                                                                     (734)484-5105 /home
                                                                     (734)649-0850 /cell 
Section Traffic Manager [STM]            - Mark ???         ????     xxxx@arrl.net
Section Emergency Coordinator [SEC]      - John McDonough   WB8RCR   wb8rcr@arrl.net
                                                                     wb8rcr@wb8rcr.ampr.org
QMN Net                                  - Ron Schubot      N8CML    N8CML@arrl.net   


Appointed District Representatives:
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District 1
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 PRI-   Jeff Frank         N8HEE    n8hee@n8hee.com
                                    Day Phone: (517) 543-8200
                                    Night Phone: (517) 543-2643
                                    Cell Phone: (517) 667-3015

 SEC-   --none--


District 2
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 PRI-   Jay Nugent         WB8TKL   jjn@nuge.com
                                    wb8tkl@hamgate.washtenaw.ampr.org
                                    (734)484-5105 /home  (734)649-0850 /cell
 SEC-   --none--


District 3
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 PRI-   Jim Smith          N8AVX    js.lanshark@gmail.com
 SEC-   Bob Winchester     W8LSS    w8lss@arrl.net


District 5
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 PRI-   Shane Feek         KC8BRO   kc8bro@yahoo.com
                                    (269)271-4564 /cell
 SEC-   Dennis Furrenes    KB8OAK   kb8oak@sbcglobal.net
                                    (517)629-8410


District 6
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 PRI-   Dave Lamer        WA8RSA    wa8rsa@charter.net
                                    wa8rsa@hamgate.ottawa.ampr.org
                                    (616)836-1214/cell
 SEC-   --none--


District 7
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 PRI-   --none--


 SEC-   --none--



District 8
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 PRI-   --none--

 SEC-   --none--


Duties of the Representatives:

Two District Representatives are appointed by the District EC (DEC) of each of the 7 districts in the state of Michigan. These representatives represent the Packet Radio interests of the counties within their district and therefore MUST have a good understanding of all Packet activity within their region. A solid understanding of AX.25 Packet and a strong understanding of TCP/IP protocols, routing, and methods of Internet-style communications is highly desired.

Should the DEC fail to appoint representatives to the DRG, the DRG Chair reserves the right to fill these posititions with persons who he deems are qualified for the job. We give the DEC first dibs, but the Chair will fill these positions regardless.

Duties of the District Representative are:



General Membership in the DRG:

There is no "General Membership" with the exeception that anyone with a sincere interest in Packet Radio and RF Networking is welcome to join the DRG Mailing List.

DRG Organizational Meetings are attended by any of the Michigan Section Staff and two representatives from each State District (as appointed by that district's DEC). Meetings are NOT open to the public, however, non-members may be asked to attend by invitation for the purpose of presenting specific information or training to the DRG staff. Contact Jay Nugent WB8TKL, DRG Chair, if you would like to request permission to attend an organizational meeting. Meetings are NOT the place to ask "What is Packet Radio" or "What is a TNC". These meetings are for networking level personnel. But we encourage your participation on the mailing list.