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Zoom Meeting Jan 12 2021

posted Jan 11, 2021, 8:15 AM by Brian Lawler

  Hi all,

   Happy new year.

   This is inviting you to the MBARC January Zoom meeting.  We are going to have a general meeting for MBARC this Tuesday evening over Zoom.  (see below)   We hope to make this another good general get together type of meeting.

   The main subject for this meeting will be about using IRLP, which is part of the project that we started for the King Mt. repeater site.  We'll have a demonstration with Chris KC9AD in Arizona over the King Mt. repeater while on Zoom at the meeting.  We plan to have several IRLP nodes connected and show off how IRLP can be used to make very long distance contacts on VHF.

   This should help people get comfortable using it.  And show proper etiquette for using it, along with how easy it is.

   Then maybe we can answer some questions about classes, testing, and radio operation.  And some, may have stuff for sale.

   We will up-date you on other ACS groups in the county also.

   Still looking for a logo selection for the club.  Those that have a logo to show off and want to enter to get selected, should send it to a Drop Box location I have set up.  https://www.dropbox.com/request/FcWd4xfnLfDCbHAMz4cU .

   Again, I think most of the meeting will be a chance to see everybody again.

Contact President@mbarc.org for a Zoom invite.

King IRLP Node is UP AND RUNNING

posted Dec 15, 2020, 8:23 PM by Brian Lawler



The King Mountain VHF IRLP node has been resurrected. The link below will show the IRLP status page.

MBARC Special Christmas Zoom Meeting December 8 2020

posted Dec 6, 2020, 11:52 AM by Brian Lawler   [ updated Dec 6, 2020, 11:54 AM ]

       Hi all,

   I'm back from my hunting trip.

   This is inviting you to the MBARC December Christmas Zoom meeting.  We are going to have a general meeting for MBARC this Tuesday evening over Zoom.  (see below)   We hope to make this a general get together type of meeting, like the usual Christmas dinner.  But, without the dinner.

   PLEASE! take pictures of your ham shack/room before Tuesday, and we'll have a show and tell.  You could also turn your Zoom meeting camera around during the meeting. 

   Maybe we can answer some questions about classes, testing, and radio operation.  And some, may have stuff for sale.

   We will up-date you on the project that we started for the King Mt. repeater site.  And other ACS groups in the county.

   Still looking for a logo selection for the club.  Those that have a logo to show off and want to enter to get selected, should send it to a Drop Box location I have set up. Contact President@mbarc.org for dropbox link.

   Again, I think most of the meeting will be a chance to see everybody again.  There are a couple of prizes that will be given out, as per the usual Christmas get together.

   Here is the invitation to the meeting,  I hope to see you there.  It will be recorded, and I'll send a link for downloading it later.

   You will be on mute when you first join the meeting.  In the bottom left corner of the Zoom window is the on/off buttons for the microphone and video.  Click the video on, and the mic. when you are ready to say something.  The Zoom link was sent to members on our mailing list.  If you would like a ZOOM invite but have not received it, please send a request to President@mbarc.org

-Ed AE7QD   MBARC President


MBARC GENERAL MEETING 7 PM Tuesday NOV 10, 2020

posted Nov 9, 2020, 4:03 PM by Brian Lawler

 
MBARC GENERAL MEETING 7 PM Tuesday NOV 10, 2020

We will do our usual Zoom meeting, See the "invite" below. The meeting starts at 1900 hours, but some folks like to start gathering around 1830.

After the usual reports we will hear an update on local Amateur Radio License Exams. Then we will wind things up with a brief presentation on SOTA: Summits on the Air.

October 13 2020 Zoom Meeting

posted Oct 13, 2020, 10:38 AM by Brian Lawler

 
MBARC October 2020 MEETING on Tuesday at 7 PM

We'll have a bit of a continuation of the Pico Balloons, which are small balloons that have transmitters flying with the jet stream. Trevor Macduff should have an excellent presentation.

We have pending questions about classes, testing, and radio operation.  And some, have stuff for sale.

We will up-date you on the project that we started for the King Mt. repeater site.  And try to up-date you on other ACS groups in the county.  With their projects.

If you did not receive the Zoom meeting invitation email, request a copy from Secretary@mbarc.org

Come join us Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:00pm via Zoom.

posted Sep 3, 2020, 8:17 PM by Brian Lawler

Come join us Tuesday, September 8, 2020
7:00pm via Zoom.

 

We hope you will mark your calendar for our meeting next Tuesday on Zoom. We will be sending you the Zoom invite closer to the date so you won't have to dig deep through days of emails looking for it when it's time to join.

We are looking forward to hearing from Steve Potter, K7HAK, and Trevor Macduff who will be telling us about Pico Balloons.
 
These party balloons carry tiny solar powered Ham Radio Transmitters that can be tracked with APRS and/or WSPR.

Some of them stay aloft for 14 days or more and can travel around the world.

We know you are going to enjoy this one!

Local exams are back!

posted Aug 18, 2020, 10:45 AM by Brian Lawler

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Details at the EXAMS link.

Ferndale Estate Sale August 1 2020

posted Jul 20, 2020, 12:57 PM by Brian Lawler

Greetings MBARC,

 

I'm helping a widow in Ferndale liquidate her husband's large collection of electronic test equipment - over a hundred items, stuff that most hams would love to have.  It’s all going to be sold in a massive garage / estate  sale in Ferndale on August 1.  To get the word spread, I’d greatly appreciate any help the club can offer in letting your members know via newsletter, website, net session, etc. 

 

Here's the announcement:

 

ELECTRONIC TEST EQUIPMENT ESTATE SALE - personal and business collection of N7OFT (SK).   Large inventory of voltmeters, signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and much more, from manufacturers such as Hewlett-Packard, Tektronix, Heath, General Radio, etc.  All items reasonably priced, cash only please.

 

When:   Saturday, August 1 – gates open 9:00 AM sharp, close at 5:00 PM

Where:   6229 Aldrich Rd., Ferndale WA  (4 miles east of I-5 exit 262)

 

Photos and details:  https://tinyurl.com/N7OFT-SALE

 

 

Best 73,

 

Ken, K0KV

Meeting on Z O O M

posted May 10, 2020, 7:16 PM by Brian Lawler

Beginning Tuesday May 12, on-line meetings will be held on ZOOM.  MBARC members will be sent access instructions by email. PLEASE MUTE YOUR MICROPHONES.  Non-members may request an invitation by contacting president@mbarc.org


Learn about the meeting application at https://www.zoom.us/

Meetings Suspended

posted Mar 11, 2020, 4:09 PM by Brian Lawler

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.

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