Next MCARC Meeting!

The Club is able meet at the Public Works Building Covid -19 restrictions in effect.

Those that have been vaccinated- do not have to wear a mask

Those that are not vaccinated have to wear a mask.

Still social distancing in effect- 6 ft spacing.

August 28th -Saturday 9:00 am at DEM (public works building)

VE training- Dave (N7HT) If anyone would like to find out about training or exams- send him an e-mail.
Also Dave is offering a Technician Class (see below)

Good morning Brian;

I wanted to let you know that I’m working getting a Technician Class set up. The class will be held at the DEM on Tuesdays starting on September 28, 2021 from 7 to 9 pm. The class will run ten weeks in length. The class has a limit of twenty (20) people. The book that is required for the class is the Ham Radio License Manual, current edition, published by the ARRL (approximately $30.00) and there is an additional fee of $10.00 for materials for the class.

73,

Dave

Also, in case y’all hadn’t noticed: It’s Hot Out There! Be safe and get to a cooling station if you have too!

Hope to see y’all at the meeting!

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Excessive Heat Warning This Week!

Gonna Get Hot so find a place to stay cool!

NT7Y Sent out an e-mail outlining how the Club could possibly meet at the end of August. Which is great news!

And if anyone knows who built this:

Let me know cause I want one! It calls to my Southern heritage…

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This Bears Repeating: It’s Gonna Get Hot!

Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Seattle WA 614 AM PDT Fri Jun 25 2021 WAZ503-504-506-507-509-511>513-555-556-558-559-567>569-261315-/O.CON.KSEW.EH.W.0001.210625T2100Z-210629T0400Z/ 
Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-Olympics-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-Including the cities of Bellingham, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater,Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Sedro-Woolley, Burlington, Everett, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Marysville, Tacoma, Shelton, Montesano, Elma,McCleary, Amanda Park, Grisdale, Hurricane Ridge, Mount Olympus,Quinault, Covington-Sawyer-w, Maple Valley, Monroe, Prairie Ridge, Enumclaw, Bonney Lake, Woodinville, Redmond,Kirkland, Bothell, Kenmore, Newport Hills, Sahalee, Pine Lake,Seattle, Bremerton, Silverdale, Concrete, Lyman, Hamilton, Darrington, and Morton 
614 AM PDT Fri Jun 25 2021 ...
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT MONDAY... 
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with with highs warming to the 90s and peaking above 100 degrees Sunday and Monday. 
* WHERE...Much of western Washington. 
* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT Monday. 
* IMPACTS...Unusual warmth and record high temperatures will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities and for the elderly and those without air conditioning. 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Nighttime relief from the heat will be reduced especially in urban areas which will remain warmer later into the night. Low temperatures will be in the 60s to mid 70s. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. 
Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
&& 

(The Wx Weenies I follow all think the temps will get to 110+ degrees in some places around the Puget Sound. Even if they are wrong it's still going to be much hotter than folks in this area are used to. Take Precautions!)
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From The NWS: Excessive Heat Watch

Y’all Stay Safe!

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
314 PM PDT Tue Jun 22 2021

WAZ503-504-506-507-509-511-512-555-556-558-559-567>569-232215-
/O.NEW.KSEW.EH.A.0001.210625T2100Z-210629T0000Z/ Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-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-Including the cities of Bellingham, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Sedro-Woolley, Burlington, Everett, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Marysville, Tacoma, Shelton, Montesano, Elma, McCleary, Covington-Sawyer-w, Maple Valley, Monroe, Prairie Ridge, Enumclaw, Bonney Lake, Woodinville, Redmond, Kirkland, Bothell, Kenmore, Newport Hills, Sahalee, Pine Lake, Seattle, Bremerton, Silverdale, Concrete, Lyman, Hamilton, Darrington, and Morton
314 PM PDT Tue Jun 22 2021

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with afternoon highs in the
  90s and possibly near 100 Saturday and Sunday.

* WHERE...Portions of westernl Washington.

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Monday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Overnight lows during this time frame will   only cool off into the 60s and thus will not offer much in the way of cooling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Be prepared to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

&&

So, if you get out for Field Day, take precautions. See the NMARES web site for location of Field Day. Everyone is invited.

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Wind Advisory 1200-1800 Today

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
433 AM PDT Sun Mar 28 2021

WAZ507-509-511-558-559-282000-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0014.210328T1900Z-210329T0100Z/
Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-
Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity-
Including the cities of Everett, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Marysville,
Tacoma, Shelton, Seattle, Bremerton, and Silverdale
433 AM PDT Sun Mar 28 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Tacoma Area, Hood Canal Area, Everett and Vicinity,
  Bremerton and Vicinity and Seattle and Vicinity.

* WHEN...From noon today to 6 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&
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