TwinsLAN Digital Amateur Radio Club


Tailgate Swapfest CANCELLED

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Club Info


Packet How-To


Past Speakers

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TwinsLAN is Minnesota's only amateur radio club devoted to digital communications.  TwinsLAN maintains a packet radio network in the Twin Cities and undertakes other projects, many of which are described in these pages.

Upcoming TwinsLAN Events




Sept 10, 2016
Nov 12, 2016
Jan 14, 2017

Always the second Saturday of the odd months: Jan, Mar, May, Sept, Nov.
No member meetings in July.

Board meetings are in the even months when needed.



  • Sept 10, 10 am -- Crystal (Rockford Road) Public Library (proposed)
    6401 42nd Ave N, 55427 (by City Hall)
    W on 42nd Ave from Hwy100, 1 blk past Douglas Dr.
  • Network updates, and regular business.
  • Join us for breakfast and coffee 8:30AM at the site nearest the library:
    Crystal -- Country Kitchen, 7849 42nd Ave N, 1 mile W of library, 1/2 blk E of Winnetka & 42nd Ave.
Jun 18, 2016
Jul 16, 2016
Aug 20, 2016
Sept 17, 2016

Always the third Saturday of the month.

Work Party


  • 10 am -- Macalaster-Plymouth United Church
    1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul, 55105
    One block west of Snelling on Grand, two blocks south to the church. Use the south parking lot, enter on the WEST end of the building. Down the hall past the elevator, down the stairs, down the hall, last room on the right.
  • Design, program, and test equipment for linking D-STAR data repeaters over a HSMM WiFi network. Integrate VHF/UHF packet nodes and Trivnet database into the HSMM network.
  • Project in association with Metro Skywarn and the digital network.
June (CANCELLED- Date available)

Always the first Saturday of June.



  • 7 am to 1 pm --
  • Seller lineup starts about 6 am.
    Seller setup begins at 6:45 am.
    Buyers enter at 7 am.
  • Talk-in on the 147.120+ repeater.
  • Follow the Tailgate Swapfest link for full information.


Suggestions for technical presentations for the membership meetings can be emailed to:

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