Yearly Emergency Exercise Check-In Net Notice

The MC-ARES will conduct a county-wide Emergency Exercise Check-In Net for ALL local ham radio operators. It will be from 11:00 AM until 11:30 AM on Saturday, 5 October 2019.

They can check in on the N7SK 146.720 +103.5 repeater or the Belfair N7ME 145.170 -103.5 Repeater.

The Net Control Station call sign is “WA7MCU” and it will be located at the MC-DEM EOC Radio Room. This check-in will help hams know the capability of the radio systems in a simulated emergency event.

For more details, contact the County Radio Officer, Tom Dennis/KA4VVA at KA4VVA@gmail.com

 

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Upgrade planned for 220 repeater in Belfair

An upgrade is in the words for the 220 MHz repeater in the Belfair area.

The upgraded repeater will replace the old GE Mastr11 unit with a BridgeCom 220. It should be on the air on Monday, August 12, 2019.

To repeater frequency is 224.26 MHz with a tone of
103.5. Input to the repeater is 222.66 MHz.  It is a welcome addition to the County for communications.

Many thanks to all the people that contributed
to this upgrade.  Those of you that have a 220 radio, please give it a try and let us know how it is performing.

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MCARC meeting at Mason County EOC on July 13

The May meeting of the Mason County Amateur Radio Club will be held this Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Mason County Emergency Operations Center.  The meeting will start at 9:00 am.

The Mason County Amateur Radio Club has meetings on the second Saturday of the month at 9:00 am at the Mason County DEM, 101 Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584.

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May 11th MCARC meeting at Mason County EOC

The May meeting of the Mason County Amateur Radio Club will be held this Saturday, May 11, at the Mason County Emergency Operations Center.  The meeting will start at 9:00 am.

You can read more about club activities in the May newsletter, available here: 2019 MCARC MAY Newsltter


The Mason County Amateur Radio Club has meetings on the second Saturday of the month at 9:00 am at the Mason County DEM, 101 Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584.

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April meeting at Mason County EOC this Saturday

Don’t forget that the April meeting of the Mason County Amateur Radio Club will be held this Saturday, April 13, at the Mason County Emergency Operations Center.  The meeting will start at 9:00 am.

Primary topics will be nomination of board members and Field Day plans.


The Mason County Amateur Radio Club has meetings on the second Saturday of the month at 9:00 am at the Mason County DEM, 101 Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584.

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