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Recent publications by club member Jack Purdum

Jack Purdum, W8TEE and Vice President of the MARC, has an article scheduled for publication in the March, 2018, issue of RadCom, the Journal of the Radio Society of Great Britain. The article, titled “Adding a TFT Colour Display to Your Projects” was co-authored with Al Peter, AC8GY, who also serves … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, January 2018

Hello fellow MARC members and welcome to 2018, can you believe it has been almost 20 years since all the hype with Y-2- K? Seems like ancient history at this point. Now that we have gotten here the club needs to start planning its 2018 season. Our two main events will be here before you know it. … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, December 2017

Welcome to fall and the onset of winter as the temperatures are starting to fall and DX is starting to appear on our wireless apparatuses. Hope and trust that all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and had time to spend with family and friends giving thanks to all that we truly have to be thankful … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, October 2017

Hello fellow MARC members and welcome to fall, well that is what the calendar says but 90 degrees at the end of September says otherwise. As a reminder MARC has elections coming up in November and as president I have not decided if I will be running for another term as of this writing. I know … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, September 2017

Welcome to the end of summer and the start of fall just a few weeks away. I realize I have been somewhat lax with getting a monthly message on the web the last few months. Not to make excuses but this has been a summer of challenges and forced to put ham radio on somewhat of a backseat. The club … [Read more...]

For sale from members

For sale from one of our members, David Layman (KD8DL): $825 - Yaesu FT-857D with Separation Kit $165 - LDG YT-100 antenna tuner $165.00 $55 - LDG FT-Meter Total $1045, will accept $900, other offers will be considered. All items were purchased new from Gigaparts in 2015. The radio was … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, April 2017

Hello fellow MARC members and it would appear that spring is in the air, well at least that is what is sounds like when I listen to 75 meters with all the static crashes and noise that is starting to appear as the seasons start to change. In March the club was able to name new Field Day (FD) … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, March 2017

Hello fellow MARC members and my apologies for not publishing a February update. As most of you know I attended Hamcation in Orlando and thus did not make it to the February meeting, I guess between that and the missed update I now have 2 strikes. Moving to March the goal is to name the new Field … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, January 2017

Hello fellow MARC members and welcome to 2017. I am happy to be serving as president for the next year and hope that together we can have MARC continue down the road of success. My appreciation goes to Mike Kieffer (KD8OUT) for serving the last 3.5 years as president and I look forward to working … [Read more...]