Next MCARC Meeting: 2017-11-11 Place Change! Important!

The Mason County Amateur Radio Club will meet Saturday, November 11, 2017 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. (Hopefully this embeded map will work. Click the link if it doesn’t for a map.)

You also have to bring your own coffee/beverages/food. Y’all come join us. Everybody is welcome! Remember that Testing is immediately after the meeting. (See sidebar.) Also be sure to check our Forums occasionally for “stuff.

This is also Veteran’s Day for 2017. Our most heartfelt best wishes go out to all our Veteran’s and Active Duty and their families. Thank You for your Service!

Yes, I already know this post looks an awful lot like the last post. Get over it.

 

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Next MCARC Meeting: 2017-10-14 Place Change! Important!

The Mason County Amateur Radio Club will meet Saturday, October 14, 2017 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. (Hopefully this embeded map will work. Click the link if it doesn’t for a map.)

You also have to bring your own coffee/beverages/food. Y’all come join us. Everybody is welcome! Remember that Testing is immediately after the meeting. (See sidebar.) Also be sure to check our Forums occasionally for “stuff.

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Revised EOC to EOC Drill 2017-09-30

REVISED INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30 EOC TO EOC DRILL

The 5 th Saturday of the month EOC to EOC drill with be held on Saturday September 30 th. The drill will commence at 9 am and conclude at 10 am.
This purpose of this drill is to familiarize Mason County amateur radio operators with the emergency radio plan. This is the first of several drills that will familiarize amateur radio operators with additional parts of the emergency radio plan.
For this drill the county has been divided into four quadrants. These four quadrants are described below. Read the description of the quadrants to locate the quadrant your residence is in. Each quadrant has been assigned a net control and a 2 meter simplex frequency. Use the assigned 2 meter frequency to check in. If you are unable to establish contact with your net control use the Shelton 2 meter repeater 146.720 and check in.

WEST OF SHELTON  146.535
The area west of Highway 101 and South of the Skokomish River

EAST OF SHELTON 146.146.550
The area east of Highwy 101 and south of the Anthony Rd (Mason Lake).

BELFAIR 146.565
The area North of the Anthoney Rd to the Kitsap and Pierce County Lines

HOODSPORT 146.445
The area North of the Skokomish River to the Jefferson County line and the East shore of Hood Canal

Participants are encouraged to try all 4 simplex frequencies during the drill.

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