Next MCARC Meeting: 2018-01-13

The first 2018 meeting of the Mason County Amateur Radio Club will be Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Mason County Christian School, 470 Eagle Ridge Dr., Shelton, WA 98584. SEE MAP! When you park, walk to the right and down to the meeting room.

Soon-To-Be-a-Ham
Technician Class February 9th-10th, 2018 Friday from 6 PM to 9 PM
Saturday from 9 AM to 2:30 PM  FCC License Exam @ 3:00 PM

Location:
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
916 N 12th Shelton, WA. 98584

There is no fee for the class.
There is a $15 fee for the test
required by the FCC.

Register by contacting Diane Gander  E-mail billysmom1967 at comcast.net  for the study materials and info sheet.

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Special Weather Statement For Thursday

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Seattle WA
137 PM PST Mon Jan 8 2018

WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>517-555-556-558-559-567>569-091130-
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-
Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-
Admiralty Inlet Area-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-
Olympics-Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca-
Western Strait of Juan De Fuca-North Coast-Central Coast-
East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity-
Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity-
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
137 PM PST Mon Jan 8 2018

…WET AND BLUSTERY WEATHER IS LIKELY THURSDAY…

A strong frontal system will move through Western Washington
Thursday. Blustery wet weather is likely. The rivers will rise and
the Skokomish river in Mason county could get up near flood stage
late in the day. Gale force winds are likely over the coastal
waters and perhaps over the inland waters. Stay tuned to current
forecasts.

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

Hydrologic Outlook
HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
WAC045-092300-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
131 PM PST Mon Jan 8 2018

…HEAVY RAINFALL ON THURSDAY MAY FORCE THE SKOKOMISH RIVER TO
APPROACH FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY OR THURSDAY NIGHT…

A period of moderate to heavy rainfall appears likely Wednesday
night through Thursday along the southern slopes of the Olympic
Mountains. Current indications are that the Skokomish River near
Potlatch could approach or exceed flood stage sometime later
Thursday or Thursday night.

Residents along the Skokomish River in Mason County are urged to
monitor latest weather forecasts over the next few days.

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

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Fifth Saturday Drill For December 2017

     NAME OF DRILL: ARES 5th Saturday Drill (date has been changed due to
holidays)

    DATE: December 17th 2017

    DAY   Sunday

    TIME 5PM through 6PM

    FREQUENCY #1 Belfair repeater    145.17000    offset -0.6    Pl
103.5

    FREQUENCY #2 Shelton 70cm/440  repeater     443.25000     offset  +5.0
        Pl 100.0

    INSTRUCTIONS: All amateur operators are encouraged to check in with
both repeaters net control during the one hour drill. The purpose of
the drill is to test the capabilities of both repeaters for use during
an emergency.And to familiarize amateur operators with the two
repeaters.

Thank you for your interest and participation

Dave Eavnder/AC7YX  Mason County ARRL EC

Also an Emergency net on simplex 146.440 at 6 PM.

Hope you can check into all three.

Thanks for your support and hope to hear you on the air. We all need to plan and be prepared for an emergency. When we practice these drills it helps in the preparation.

DIANE
KF7NSM

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