The Ferndale Library has suspended use of meeting facilities for groups of 10 or more due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Effective March 11, 2020

The Volunteer Exam session scheduled for April 11 at the SAR building has also been cancelled.

Meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of every month (except July and August) at The Ferndale Library - 2125 Main St, Ferndale, WAMembership is open to all licensed amateur radio operators, and visitors are always welcome.  Please join us!

Use the following links for application/renewal forms for the groups you wish to support:

Group applications / Calender year dues
Please! We understand it is a hassle, but we need separate checks for each group.  Our bank will not divide a single payment between two or three accounts.  Thank you so much!

MBARC  PO BOX  981  Bellingham, WA 98227
Info/questions: Treasurer@MBARC.org


The officers for the current term are:

        President            Ed Bishop AE7QD
        V-President         Bryce Schubert KI7UIN
        Treasurer            Don Boyer W7AIN
        Secretary            Terrylee Harrington KD6V
        Ombudsman       Budd Churchward WB7FHC

        DG Chairman        Steve Magnuson AG7GN
        RG Chairman        Bob Johnson  WA7ZWG

Local Emcomm

Want to be more involved in the community?  The following groups are Emcomm (Emergency Communications) groups in the county.  Each of them is affiliated with a public safety organization.  Membership in these groups is normally free, although training is required.

MBARC is not affiliated with any of these groups, although many of our members also participate in them.



Whatcom County Library System - Ferndale Library

MBARC News & Announcements

  • Meetings Suspended The Ferndale Library has suspended meetings of 10 or more attendees as of March 11, 2020.  This impacts both MBARC and the MBARC Digital Group meetings.
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 4:09 PM by Brian Lawler
  • Come join us on Tuesday night, February 11th, 2020 at 7:00pm at The Ferndale Library. This month we will hear a presentation from Jim Blatner, KC7JB. Jim will be talking to us about Software Defined Radios.   As always, we will also have cookies and coffee and time to talk with others about Ham Radio. Bring a Friend! And of course, we will wind up the meeting with a drawing for a nice door prize. We hope to see you there. Also note that a memorial for Silent Key: Andy Backus, WA2TND, will be held next Saturday, February 15, at 2 pm at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship.
    Posted Feb 10, 2020, 12:49 PM by Brian Lawler
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