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Free Technician License classes

posted Feb 13, 2017, 3:07 PM by Brian Lawler

End of March, early April 2017 at Sudden Valley Fire Station

Details in THIS FLYER.

January Meeting

posted Jan 8, 2017, 12:50 PM by Brian Lawler


It’s our monthly meeting time again; and it’s our first of the new year. Please plan to join us for another enjoyable and informative meeting at the Ferndale Library on Tuesday, January 10th at 7:00PM. As always, we plan to have a general, lively discussion about ham radio and many of the “ham” activities and developments that interest and influence us here in the great Pacific Northwest, the surrounding counties, and elsewhere. We look forward to visiting with you on Tuesday. We will have plenty of wonderful, tasty coffee, and cookies. Also, don’t forget to pay your 2017 dues if you haven’t done so already. Our treasurer, Rich, will be there eager to accept your dues. And a Happy New Year to all of you.

December 2016 MBARC Dinner

posted Dec 4, 2016, 7:01 PM by Brian Lawler

MBARC DECEMBER DINNER gathering on Tuesday December 13

It’s our monthly meeting time again. It is becoming a tradition that for our December meeting we hold a holiday dinner in lieu of a meeting at the Ferndale Library. As was the case last year the dinner will be at the Wonderful Buffet.The restaurant is located at 4365 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA. It can be found on Meridian near where Costco is located; and it’s near Walmart. For more information and a review of the restaurant go to:

Please plan to join us for another enjoyable and informative gathering on Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00PM. We look forward to visiting with all of you. It promises to be a lively occasion. Ed (AE7QD) made reservations for a section of the restaurant so we all can sit together and enjoy one another’s company, stories, humor, and friendship. No doubt the Wonderful Buffet will have plenty of wonderful, tasty cookies and other treats along with lots of coffee and tea and other beverages. We look forward to a large turnout; we made reservations for up to 25 but they can accommodate more.
Also I want to remind you that are annual dues are due in January 2017

Field Day 2016 Photos

posted Jul 15, 2016, 11:45 AM by Brian Lawler


N7OC Morse Gab Fest 2016

posted Jan 12, 2016, 4:17 PM by Brian Lawler

The great annual month-long CW extravaganza is coming February First!  Everyone is welcome to participate.

Get the details HERE.

Gear for sale

posted Dec 25, 2015, 8:18 PM by Brian Lawler

Jim, KP2X is clearing some gear from his station. Please see the list on the buy-sell page.

November 2015 Meeting

posted Nov 4, 2015, 11:59 AM by Brian Lawler

Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 10th at 7pm.

Art, KC7SDA will be showing the Raspberry Pi with packet radio shield (TNC-Pi).  The Digital Group did a group build of the board last year.  He will also be demo-ing and talking about the APRS system can be installed and run on the units.

Meeting in the large community room at the Ferndale Library.

System Fusion Installed

posted Oct 23, 2015, 4:38 PM by Brian Lawler


posted Sep 3, 2015, 4:46 PM by Brian Lawler

We hope you will be able to join us, Tuesday September 8, for the first radio club meeting of this new season.
The fun starts at 7 p.m.
Ryan King  will bring in a new DR1-X Fusion repeater for all of us to see and admire.
There is sure to be plenty to talk about.
Don’t forget we have a new location this year. We have the large meeting room at the new Ferndale Library.
The library is located at 2125 Main Street, 98248 if you need to map it.

Current Stored Equipment

posted Dec 23, 2014, 3:31 AM by Heather Anderson   [ updated Dec 23, 2014, 10:08 AM ]

The following are pictures of MBARC-owned equipment currently being stored courtesy of Brian K1BJ.  As discussed over the last couple meetings we will be making decisions regarding its disposition this spring and summer.  Please look over these pictures and share your thoughts at future general club meetings. As a reminder, we will ask for volunteers to help sort through this material in an effort to assure we make the best use of it.  Click on an image for a larger version.

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