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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...]

MARC Casual Contesters – Here’s What’s Coming Up In August

By: Denny KC8RPV These are some of the Contests scheduled during the month of August. It's an opportunity to make some new contacts, round out your Worked All States or just have fun getting on the air. The NAQP SSB contest has a team competition and I will be registering the team, in Bill's … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, July 2017

By the time you read this we will be into July and summer just seems to be passing us by. This past month has proved to be extremely busy for the Milford Amateur Radio Club with holding our annual hamfest followed just one week later by ARRL Field Day. June club meeting was very well attended … [Read more...]

MARC Member Has Articles Published

Jack Purdum, W8TEE and Vice President of MARC, has co-authored an article scheduled for the September issue of QST. (Please note that the ARRL sent notification that the September issue is running over, so we must delay your QST article to a future issue of QST. That will very likely be beyond the … [Read more...]

President’s Message to the Membership, June 2017

Hello fellow MARC members, it is hard to believe that 2017 is half over, time flies when you are having fun, I guess. As all of you know June is a really busy month for the Milford Amateur Radio Club, with both Hamfest and Field Day occurring just a week apart from each other. Hamfest plans … [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...]

Why You Should Get Your Extra Class License

By Dan Romanchik, KB6NU The Amateur Extra Class license is the highest class of license in the United States, and perhaps the world. Many hams—even hams that live outside the U.S.—aspire to pass the test and be awarded one. There wasn’t always an Amateur Extra Class license. The Extra class … [Read more...]