New Technician Class starts September 28th

Dave Brooks will be teaching a Technician Class beginning Tuesday, September 28th and continue through the end of November.

The class times are 7 to 9 pm at the Department of Emergency Management Office, 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA. 98584.

The book that is required for the class is the Ham Radio License Manual, 4th edition, published by ARRL (approximately$30.00). Each student will need to purchase their own book.

There is also a $10.00 fee for additional training material needed for the class. 

Contact Dave Brooks (dbbrooks@hotmail.com or 253.363.1692) for more information.

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Next testing session October 9th

The next amateur radio license testing session (also called a volunteer examiner session, or VE session) will be held on October 9th at 11:00 am at the PUD #3 building.

Find more information about VE sessions at https://mc-arc.org/education/monthly-testing/.

Please note that all VE sessions are held on the same Saturday as the club meetings.

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MCARC meeting on October 9th

The Club will meet at the Public Works Building on Saturday, October 9th. COVID-19 restrictions are in effect.

  • Those who have been vaccinated do not have to wear a mask
  • Those who are not vaccinated have to wear a mask.
  • Social distancing is in effect, please maintain a 6-foot spacing.

October 9th – Saturday 9:00 am at DEM (public works building)

And one word to the wise: our first major fall storm is approaching. Now is a great time to check your outdoor antenna connections to make sure they are sealed against water ingress!

More on the weather forecast at: https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2021/09/the-first-heavy-rain-event-of-season.html

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Next MCARC Meeting!

The Club is able meet at the Public Works Building Covid -19 restrictions in effect.

Those that have been vaccinated- do not have to wear a mask

Those that are not vaccinated have to wear a mask.

Still social distancing in effect- 6 ft spacing.

August 28th -Saturday 9:00 am at DEM (public works building)

VE training- Dave (N7HT) If anyone would like to find out about training or exams- send him an e-mail.
Also Dave is offering a Technician Class (see below)

Good morning Brian;

I wanted to let you know that I’m working getting a Technician Class set up. The class will be held at the DEM on Tuesdays starting on September 28, 2021 from 7 to 9 pm. The class will run ten weeks in length. The class has a limit of twenty (20) people. The book that is required for the class is the Ham Radio License Manual, current edition, published by the ARRL (approximately $30.00) and there is an additional fee of $10.00 for materials for the class.

73,

Dave

Also, in case y’all hadn’t noticed: It’s Hot Out There! Be safe and get to a cooling station if you have too!

Hope to see y’all at the meeting!

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Excessive Heat Warning This Week!

Gonna Get Hot so find a place to stay cool!

NT7Y Sent out an e-mail outlining how the Club could possibly meet at the end of August. Which is great news!

And if anyone knows who built this:

Let me know cause I want one! It calls to my Southern heritage…

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