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 & Wednesday evenings @ 1930 (7:30 PM) on 146.72 (- 103.5) and our 10-meter net on Tuesdays @ 1930 (still 7:30 PM) on 28.450 (USB).
NMARESC (The North Club) has a net on their new repeater every Monday at 1930 on 145.170 MHz with a negative .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 PUD#3, Auditorium A, 2621 Johns Prairie Rd., Shelton. 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.
Category Archives: Articles for Hams
A limited edition Fall Academy will be offered this year on October 2, focused on newly licensed hams, as well as those CERT, SAR, and other disciplines who use radios but are new to it. It is an expanded version … Continue reading
Photos from two 2010 Field Day sites in Mason County, Washington.
Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico boasts “the largest and most sensitive radiotelescope.” Amateur radio operators haven’t worked EME (Earth-Moon-Earth bounce) via the Arecibo radio dish since the 1970s, so it was quite special to have some windows of time open … Continue reading
At the March 13, 2010 club meeting, several members brought their Morse code keys for show-and-tell and some discussion about code work. Click the “read more” link to see the photos, taken by Marsh NC7V. The club also elected new … Continue reading
The 12th annual Communications Academy will be held April 10-11, 2010, at South Seattle Community College. The title this year is: Bringing Professionalism to Amateur Emergency Communications. The Communications Academy is open to anyone with an interest in emergency communications, … Continue reading