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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...]

Club Holiday Party Reminder

As a reminder to all club members, please note that instead of a standard meeting, there will be a party this evening. The doors open at 6:30pm, and the location is the same as the normal meetings at the Faith Church. Food and drink are provided. We look forward to seeing you! … [Read more...]

National Parks on the Air Operating Event 11/26/2016

This Saturday, club members will activate the NPOTA site TR04 (North Country Scenic Trail). The location will be at the soccer field by E.Galbraith (Kugler Mill Rd.) and Rt.126. Setup is at 10:00am and we should start on air operations by 11:00am. Weather permitting we’ll operate until about … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, November 2016

The presentation schedule for the next three months is: Nov - Selecting and Getting Started with Microcontrollers by Erik Heidt (also election of club officers) Dec - Holiday Party & Show and Tell Jan - Mobile Radio Installation by Mark Tannert The final nominations for 2017 … [Read more...]

MARC Casual Contesters – August 2016 Contests

There are three contests on the MARC Casual Contesters calendar in August 1. NAQP SSB The contest period is from 1800 UTC August 20 to 0600 UTC August 21. 2016. The contest has a Team Competition, teams must be registered prior to the contest. If you want to be on a MARC team send an email to … [Read more...]

Important Message from the President

Our club has received an important donation. Dr. James T. Lee has donated an Icom model 7700 transceiver to our club. This is significant and generous donation. Here is a little background on Dr. Lee. Dr. James T. Lee is a retired surgeon from Saint Paul, MN. Jim has been a licensed ham operator … [Read more...]

New web-based club chat service

The club now has a Slack channel for people to keep in touch, communicate and otherwise just chit chat during the day. Slack is a web-based and app-based team communication tool which is extremely simple and very popular. Slack can be accessed from any computer, smart phone or tablet. There is … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, July 2016

Our two big events of the year are now in the record book. Hamfest was a roaring success. Record attendance and a good time was had by all. All those attending Field Day had a good time and made lots of contacts. July meeting presentation is: “VHF/UHF Simplex” by Erik Heidt, AC8VK Aug., 2016 … [Read more...]

July Update for MARC Casual Contesters

Now that Field Day is in the books, it's time to fire up the home stations and work contests on the MARC Contest Calendar. 1. IARU HF World Championship This contest is sponsored by the International Amateur Radio Union. It your chasing DX you need to work this one. The contest is the second … [Read more...]