Next MC-ARC Meeting: 2016-07-09

The Mason County Amateur Radio Club will meet Saturday, July 9, 2016 @ 8:30 AM at the Alpine Way Continuing Care Community in Shelton, Washington. (Coffee provided) Y’all come join us. Everybody is welcome! Remember that Testing is immediately after the meeting. (See sidebar.)

N7YGE-Jerry and his packet station

AD7DY-Omer setting up

AF7VT-Ric's Portable Shack

As you can see, Field Day went rather well. These are pictures from the Field Day site. Hopefully, we’ll soon have pictures from the GOTA to post. (Click the link at right to see the rest!)

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Field Day 2016 Locations & Info

Field Day is coming up (Field Day is always the fourth full weekend of June, beginning at 1800 UTC (1100 our time) Saturday and running through 2059 UTC Sunday. Field Day 2016 is June 25-26)! This year we plan to set up at Hunter’s Field; just North of Shelton on Highway 101.

This Is The Place! (Where have I heard that before?)

Address is: 13399 U.S. 101. @47.2596344,-123.1494728 for the GPS inclined. North of Shelton on U.S. 101 for the Map Literate. Bout 1 mile North of the Airport for the Good-Ol-Boys. There’ll be a sign next to the road for the rest of us. (I hope!)

ALSO: K7TIT (Dan) & NX7ED (Ed) are setting up the GOTA Station in the Kneeland Park Picnic Shelter, Shelton, Wa. from 0800-1800 (8 am to 6 pm) Saturday, 25 June 2016.  If you ever thought you wanted to talk on the radio, this would be the place to give it a try!

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Visit the GOTA Station and get tickets for free hot dogs at the Hunter’s Field site!

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Next MC-ARC Meeting: 2016-06-11

The Mason County Amateur Radio Club will meet Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 8:30 AM at the Alpine Way Continuing Care Community in Shelton, Washington. (Coffee provided) Y’all come join us. Everybody is welcome! Remember that Testing is immediately after the meeting. (See sidebar.) This is the last meeting before Field Day (25-26 June) so y’all come and help plan what we want to do as a Club.

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Dan Ransom (K7MM) gave a pretty good talk on HamWan at the last meeting. We really appreciate him driving all the way to Shelton to present to us! He’s welcome back anytime!

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Dan (K7TIT) got out and worked on Roland’s (KC7WNJ) antenna to get him back on the HF bands. (With a slight assist from Marlene (AE7VG) and Stan (KF7LTT).) Thanks, Y’all!

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