TwinsLAN Digital Amateur Radio Club


Tailgate Swapfest CANCELLED

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Club Info


Packet How-To


Past Speakers

Links to Related Topics

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




Moved to third Saturday of the odd months: Jan, Mar, May, Sept, Nov.
No member meetings in July.

Board meetings are in the even months when needed.



  • Same place and time as the Digital Modes Workshop.
    Informal discussion of TwinsLAN business if needed.
Jan 21, 2017
Feb 18, 2017
Mar 18, 2017
Apr 15, 2017
May 20, 2017
Jun 17, 2017

Always the third Saturday of the month. No workshop in December.

Digital Modes


  • 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. Assemble & integrate VHF/UHF packet nodes into the HSMM network. Support the Twin Cities Marathon health and medical nets.
  • Projects in association with Metro Skywarn and the digital network.
June (CANCELLED- Date available for other hamfest organizers)

Always the first Saturday of June.



    Loss of the hamfest location in 2015 and lack of interest among the members who work the hamfest has led to cancellation of the hamfest after 23 years.


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