Tom has worked with conservation districts since 1992, managing operations in two districts and providing statewide help on governance, technology, and accountability issues. He has been a board director of two state associations of conservation districts and the president of a statewide employee's association. Tom currently serves as the Executive Director of the Washington Association of Conservation Districts. Tom enjoys sailing and is a licensed amateur radio operator.
New location! Beginning in January 2019, the Mason County Amateur Radio Club meets at the Mason County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584. SEE THE MAP BELOW!
We still have our Chat Nets every Sunday evening @ 1930 hours (7:30 PM) on 146.72 MHz (- 103.5) and our 10-meter net on Tuesdays @ 1930 hours (7:30 PM) on 28.450 MHz (USB).
NMARES (The North Club) has a net on their new repeater every Monday at 1930 on 145.170 MHz with a negative 0.600 MHz offset (144.57 MHz) and a tone of 103.5.
You do not have to be a member of the club to join in! New folks are always welcome!
Take The Test!
VE exams for all license levels are offered the second Saturday of each month (usually right after our meeting) at 1100 (11 A.M.) at the Mason County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584. For testing you will need the original and a copy of your present license (if you have your ticket already), some form of ID with YOUR picture on it, and $15.