June 8, 2013
Loong Hing Restaurant
1719 Kimberly Road
Breakfast at 8 a.m.
Next Testing session:
May 18th. 2013
Nets and Meetings
ICS Training Form
Winter Party Reg.
Join us for ARRL Field Day June 22 &
23, 2013. MVARC will be set up at the KOA Camp
Ground on Highway 93 in Jerome, just a mile north of the
I-84/US 93 interchange. We will have lunch for for
kings and queens supplied by KOA Camp Ground which will
include pulled-pork sandwiches, tater salad, pasta salad
and cookies. MVARC will have drinks available. You
can also bring a pot-luck dish to enhance the festivities.
We will have at least 6 transmitters and a full antenna
farm with operations from 2 meters through 160 meters.
We are serious this year! Please come join us.
for more info! If you want to stay the night at KOA,
call Oscar or Kim and ask about the Field Day Discount
Click here for the KOA Twin Falls/Jerome web site.
The MVARC will be holding an exam session for those
seeking a Tech, General or Extra Class amateur radio license. The session
will be held Saturday,
May 18th, 2013. More information is on our
Testing Sessions Page.
Please note...if you are upgrading you MUST bring
your original license and a PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR LICENSE! If you do not also
provide a PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR LICENSE, you will not be able to take the exam.
MVARC members hold a non-formal, no-host lunch each Thursday
(excluding holidays) at the Happy Landing Restaurant at the
Magic Valley Regional Airport at 12-noon. This is just
a fun get-together where we discuss all things relevant
including politics, ham radio, economics, theory of
relativity, theory of life on other planets, how to turn
lead into gold and coal into diamonds. So if you
aren't busy this Thursday please drop by and join us.
INFORMATION FOR W7CTH IRLP
NODE FOR TWIN FALLS AREA
The web site that you need to look at first for IRLP information is
RECEIVE freq. is 442.600
TRANSMIT freq. 447.600 pl 82.5.
Don't forget to push 73 to end all IRLP calls.
Don't forget to ID with your call when you get on the repeater AND after you
bring up a node.
Need anything just give me a call 407-6445.
Email W7CTH at YAHOO dot COM
The MVARC holds regular upgrade
classes. When in session, the class
is usually held on Thursday evening at 7
p.m. in the Chestnut Room at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center on Pole Line
Road in Twin Falls. The GORDON WEST General Class book is used for
this course. There is no charge to take the course. Participants will be
responsible for procuring a copy of the book which is available through Amazon.com or click
HERE for a direct link to the W5YI page. Your instructor is
Jim Kennedy, W7OUU. Please contact Jim if you are interested in taking the
course or have any questions. Click
HERE to email Jim or call him at 208-731-6599.
The MVARC operates an email reflector for those interested in the activities
of the Magic Valley Amateur Radio Club. The reflector is available only to
registered users. If you would like to register for the MVARC reflector,
please send an email containing your request and the email address you want to
use to receive the reflector emails to:
Kelly, K7SU kelly (at) K7SU.com
Bob, KC7QR (at) soidaho.com
Please allow up to 24 hours for your
request to be completed.
Once you are subscribed to the reflector you can send a message to the group
by sending it to mvarc@K7MVA.org
Our officers as of 4/14/2013
Mike Payne - W0LVJ
Vice President - Jim Kennedy - W7OUU
Sec/Tres. Alex Payne - KF7LDR
You are invited to join our Sunday morning
3818 khz. (+ or - QRM)
Around 0730, sometimes earlier sometimes later.
Vintage rig, new super-solid-state, we don't care.
Push the AM button and join us!
"Ham Of The Year" Nomination Form.
Click on the link to the left to download the "Ham Of The Year" nomination
form. Print it out and complete it, then you can
scan it back in and email it to K7MVA@K7MVA.org
Or, you can snail-mail it to
Magic Valley Amateur Radio Club
PO BOX 5892
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Or give it to one of the board members at an MVARC meeting.
Amateur Radio testing session
Saturday, May. 18th.
Meeting Video 8/11/12
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