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Federal Way Amateur
Radio Club
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The Club's Next
Monthly Breakfast
"Hams & Eggs"
is scheduled for
April 23rd, 2022


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The In-Person club meetings will be Thursday evening, June 9th, 2022!!!!

NEXT CLUB MEETING:  Our next in person club meeting will be June 9th, 2022. 

Club Meetings:  The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club meets on the Second Thursday of the month at the Federal Way Public Schools Support  Services Center at 7pm.  The FWPS SSC is located at 1211 South 332nd Street  in Federal Way which is the new facility at the south end of Celebration Park, and just east of the FW Community Center.  All are welcome to attend, and no license required.

At our last club meeting...  We are finally getting back to normal for our In-Person club meetings.  Hope to see you soon.

List of our Past Guest Speakers: Click here.

Map to the club's meeting place: Click here.

Thank You For Renewing!

Randolph Neals-W3RWN (Burien)

Stephen Marth-WB7AAV (Federal Way)

Michael Rankin-KG7YRK (Tacoma)

Greg Beeck-KD7IIQ (Eatonville)

Brian Beaulac-W7JI (Federal Way)

Mike Ping-N3KPU (Steilacoom)

Bill Balzarini-KL7BB (Auburn)

Please Welcome!

Ted Williams-KJ7KPI (Lakebay)

April Kramer-KI7GFJ (Surprise)


Don't forget about the club's Sunday night check-in net on Sunday evenings starting at 7:30pm.  Hear about upcoming events and activities in our area.  We meet on the club's 147.040 repeater.

147.040 Mhz, plus offset, PL=103.5



The FWARC's Emergency Communications Response Team (ECRT) will be having their monthly Zoom meeting at 7pm on Thursday evening May 19th.  The ECRT is the public service aspect of the Federal Way Amateur Radio Club. The ECRT was organized to provide backup radio communications and other support to governmental and civic agencies in the times of emergency or disaster. Some of the ECRT team members also support other non-emergent public service functions such as some of the fun run held in Federal Way, as well as many of the Seafair events in the Puget Sound area.

FWARC's Emergency Communications Response Team
Zoom Meeting starting at 7pm on 5/19/2022

Topic: FW Emcomm / ECRT Zoom Meeting
Time: Third Thursday 1900 hrs.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 557 330 9950
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+12532158782,,5573309950# US (Tacoma)

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Meeting ID: 557 330 9950
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kB5hs9cG2



Our next set of club meetings has been scheduled for Thursday evening June 9th, 2022.  We will be meet In-Person for our June 9th club meetings.  We will be meeting at the Federal Way public school's Support Service Center (aka bus barn) located across the street from the south end of Celebration Park in Federal Way.  The event is open to the public.  No ham radio license required.  No club membership required.  Just an interest in amateur radio.  The club's Board of Trustees meeting starts at 6pm, and the general membership meeting starts at 7pm.  Hope to see you there.  All will be welcomed!

FW Public School's Support Service Center (SSC)
1211 South 332nd Street
Federal Way, WA  98003

We will be downstairs in the classrooms.
Coffee & Cookies in the kitchen.


The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club has been entered into the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program. Now, both YOU and the FWARC can receive FM Reward points as a result of your purchases. The Community Rewards program is similar to the FM regular Rewards program, but the club receives the benefits. For the FWARC to receive points as a result of your purchases, you must link the FWARC to your rewards card by visiting the FM Community Rewards web page. Your own Rewards points or fuel points are unaffected. Each quarter, the FWARC will receive a percentage of $2.6M depending upon the amount of points the FWARC receives. Please support the FWARC and link the club to your Fred Meyer Rewards card.


The FWARC and Amazon.com are now partners in the Amazon Smile Donation program.  The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club will receive a .5 percent donation on each of your purchases made through the https://smile.amazon.com  web site.  You receive the same great service as shopping at Amazon.com.  Your Amazon.com login and password remains the same.  After logging in, please search for & select "Federal Way Amateur Radio Club".  After that, you continue to shop online just like you would on Amazon.com.  To start your online shopping experience at https://smile.amazon.com , please click the logo above.  Thanks for your participation.


The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club is on Facebook.  Join us on Facebook and stay up-to-date with club activities while you are network socializing.



For additional information about
the Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
Please feel free to contact the club's president
via e-mail: president@fwarc.org

Please address any comments or suggestions
about this web site to the club's web master
via e-mail: webmaster@fwarc.org

 Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 23415
Federal Way, WA  98093

Join the FWARC, or Renew Your Club Membership Here

Federal Way ARC
147.040 +
146.760 -
442.950 +

All three repeaters require
a PL tone of 103.5 Hz.

The Radio Club meets on
the 147.040 + repeater each
Sunday evening at 7:30 PM. 
Feel free to check into our
weekly net.

FWARC D-STAR Repeaters
1290.10- WA7FW-A
443.850+ WA7FW-B
146.840- WA7FW-C

442.925 + WA7DR-B
(Graham, WA)

(Click here for more details
on the club's repeaters.)


Upcoming Events

Sunday Nights at 7:30PM

The radio club meets on the air on the 147.040 - repeater for a weekly check-in net.
Feel free to join in.

2nd Thursday of the Month
The radio club holds their monthly club meetings on the second Thursday of the month via Zoom.  Board of Trustee's meeting is at 6PM, and general membership meeting starts at 7PM.
Everyone is welcome!

3rd Thursday of the Month
The Club's Emergency Communications Response Team (ECRT) meets at 7PM via Zoom.  The Zoom URL will be posted on this front page.
All are welcome to attend.

4th Saturday of the Month
Our monthly breakfast, Hams' & Eggs. Due to the Covid virus, we are doing a "Coffee on the Repeater" roundtable net on the 147.040 Mhz repeater (plus offset, PL=103.5)
You guessed it, All are welcome!