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




September 12, 2015
November 14, 2015
January 9, 2016
March 12, 2016
May 14, 2016

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 12, 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 coffee 8:30AM at the site nearest the library:
    St Anthony -- Caribou Coffee, 1730 New Brighton Blvd, east of Target.
    Moundsview -- Caribou Coffee, Cty Rd I & Cty Rd 10.
    Crystal -- Country Kitchen, 7849 42nd Ave N, 1 mile W of library, 1/2 blk E of Winnetka & 42nd Ave.
    St Louis Pk -- Caribou Coffee, Knollwood Plaza, W of Louisiana on Hwy 7.
    Golden Valley -- Dunn Bros, NW corner of Winnetka & Golden Valley Road.
Jun 20, 2015
Jul 18, 2015
Aug 15, 2015
Sep 19, 2015
Oct 17, 2015
Nov 21, 2015
Dec no mtg

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 6, 2015 (CANCELLED for 2015)

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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