Motor City Radio Club - W8MRM

Club News

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  • 09/15/2019 16:51 | Jim Baksa (Administrator)

    Joel Stanley WU8Y passed away last Tuesday night from a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, September 16, 2 to 7 visitation with a service to follow at 7pm. Please spread the word and thank you

  • 09/15/2019 10:04 | Jim Baksa (Administrator)

    We are proud to announce the following members have been nominated to serve in our 2019-2020 class of officers. 

    President - John Russman - W8BJZ

    Vice President - Bruce Menning - AC8KD

    Secretary - Claudia Mayer-Smith - KE8MIE

    Treasurer - Dale Poblenz - WA8FRD

  • 08/24/2019 19:12 | Jim Baksa (Administrator)

    We were contacted through Facebook inquiring if anyone was interested in some WWII military radios and accessories. 

    This is a link to the Facebook post. If anyone is interested please contact the seller directly.

    KD8HFX - 73

  • 07/21/2019 11:45 | Woody Kirkman (Administrator)

    The board of the Motor City Radio Club regrets to inform you of the passing of Camden "Duffy" Duffield, K8ETL, age 77, of Trenton on July 17, 2019.  Duffy was a long time member of the MCRC and part of our VE team.

    Visitation will be Monday, July 22 from 4:00PM - 8:00PM at:

    The Trenton Chapel of The
    Martenson Funeral Home
    3200 West Rd.
    Trenton, MI. 

    Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

    More information can be found at:

  • 05/15/2019 13:54 | John Roberts

    It is with a heavy heart that the board of the MCRC inform its members of the passing of Stuart Keeler KC8HEB,  Tuesday evening 5-14-19.

    Stuart and Denise (KC8HDX) are long time MCRC members that were very active until there retirement and have just recently returned to the club.. Stuart will be missed and our deepest condolences go to Denise and her family.

    73s  KC8HEB

    There will be a small memorial service Saturday at 2 pm, at St Thomas Lutheran Church Grosse ile  The family is asking no flowers, Donations  may be made to Leader Dogs For The Blind or Grosse Ile Animal Hospital.

    Full Obituary can be found here
  • 03/17/2019 12:20 | Jim Baksa (Administrator)

    Please allow me to use this opportunity to inform you that my mother K8ZJU passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, as a result of her long battle with kidney failure. Her memorial service has already been held. Should you desire for any reason, here is a link to her obituary:!/Obituary 

    Thank you.

    Thomas Stoner

  • 03/12/2019 22:09 | Jim Baksa (Administrator)

    Our 2019 Skywarn presentation was excellent. Thank you to the National Weather Service for putting on a great presentation. Thank you to the guests that came out to see the presentation. Hopefully, you found it informative and maybe think about trying out ham radio. 

    For those of you who missed the meeting here is the 2019 Spotter Information Sheets 

  • 03/07/2019 17:34 | John Roberts

    Dear Motor City Radio Club.. It is with a heavy heart that i inform you of the passing of Bruno  WA8DHP.

    Bruno was a current member of the Livonia amateur radio club, and Past member / President of the MCRC\,  President in 1967 - 1968.  It was always a joy to hear Bruno check in on the MCRC 2 meter net he will be truly missed. We will observe a moment of silence during the net on Tuesday 3/12/2019  Full info on visitation and services can be found below...   73"s Bruno from the Board and members of the Motor City Radio Club

  • 02/16/2019 12:59 | Woody Kirkman (Administrator)

    The Spring 2019 SkyWarn Spotter Newsletter is now available from the NWS Detroit / Pontiac office.

    Spring 2019 SkyWarn Spotter Newsletter
  • 02/05/2019 20:57 | Jim Baksa (Administrator)

    Starting March 9th and running for ten weeks. 

    The MCRC will offer the Technician Amateur Radio instructional class at for FREE at the Bacon Library in Wyandotte. 

    Full information about the class. Can be found here.


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