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Federal Way Amateur
Radio Club
WA7FW
     
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The Club's Next
Monthly Breakfast
"Hams & Eggs"
is scheduled for
December 27th, 2014


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December's club meeting will be a club dinner at Black Bear Diner.  See below for details!


NEXT CLUB MEETING:  December 11th, 2014   DETAILS BELOW.

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...  At our November 13th club meeting we really didn't have a guest speaker.  Club Treasurer Craig Davis-KE7MPM presented the 2015 budget to the membership.  After a quick Q&A session, the club members in attendance approved the budget.  Dan Camp-AF7O presented a video of a DXpedition to the South Sandwich Islands.

List of our Past Guest Speakers: Click here.

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


Thank You For Renewing!

Dan Goede-KE7HBL (Federal Way)

Ned Parr-N7NE (Port Orchard)

Jannette Douglas-K7JJD (Auburn)

L.W. Abel-K7LWA (Seattle)

Please Welcome!

Tyler Kight-KG7OMI (Auburn)

William Harris-W7KXB (Seatac)

Todd Johnstone-WB6CFA (Federal Way)


CHRISTMAS DINNER IN LIEU OF CLUB MEETING DECEMBER 11TH

Our next scheduled club meeting is Thursday December 11th.  Instead of doing a club meeting, we will be have a club dinner at the Black Bear Diner in Federal Way.  We have reserved the private dining room for our group starting at 7pm.  We will be ordering off the menu and folks will be responsible for their own tab.  There will be no gift exchange at this event.  For directions or to see the menu, please click on the Black Bear logo.

Black Bear Diner
32065 Pacific Highway South
Federal Way, WA  98003
Southeast corner of Pacific Highway & 320th Street
halfway down the block.


HAMS & HOTDOGS CONTINUES AT FEDERAL WAY COSTCO

Hams & Hotdogs continues to be well received on Tuesday's at the Federal Way Costco.  Area ham radio operators come together for lunch starting at 11am to talk shop or not.  All folks interested in ham radio will be welcomed.  Many thanks to Emil-K6LGI for organizing this event, and to Dick-KD5HXE for keeping it going in Emil's absence.

Federal Way Costco
35100 Enchanted Pkwy South
Federal Way, WA


FWARC IS ON FACEBOOK

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.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FWARC/

 


 Thursday, December 18, 2014
 


Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 23415
Federal Way, WA  98093
moreinfo(at)fwarc.org
 



Join the FWARC, or Renew Your Club Membership Here
 



Federal Way ARC
Repeaters
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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
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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.

1st Thursday of the Month
The Digital Communications Group meets on the first Thursday of the month at the City of Auburn Annex.  If you are interested in Icom's DSTAR digital radios, or an amateur radio wi-fi network, this is the group for you.

2nd Thursday of the Month
The radio club holds their monthly club meetings on the second Thursday of the month at the Federal Way Public Schools Support Service Center.  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.  Watch the club's website for for updates on the meeting location.
All are welcome to attend.

4th Saturday of the Month
Our monthly breakfast, Hams' & Eggs. Come join us for a good breakfast, and eyeball-to-eyeball QSO's at 8:30AM at the Old Country Buffet behind the Billy McHale's Restaurant.
You guessed it, All are welcome!

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UPCOMING EVENTS
IN 2015

March 8th
SPRING FORWARD, Fall Back
Change to Pacific Daylight Time
(UTC -7)

March 2015
Mike & Key Electronic Show & Swap Meet 

March 2015
MicroHAMS Digital Conference

April 11th & 12th
Communications Academy 

May 15th – 17th
Washington State Search & Rescue Conference

 June 5th – 7th
Sea-Pac Hamfest & ARRL Northwest Division Conference  Seaside, OR 

July 2015
Pacific Northwest DX Convention  Location TBA

July 2015
17th Annual Pacific Northwest Ham Radio Tailgate Swapmeet  Lewis County Fairgrounds

 July 2015
Salmoncon  Pacific Northwest QRP Group Annual Weekend Outing  North Bend, WA

 August 16th
Antique Radio Swap Meet  Puget Sound Antique Radio Association  Shoreline Community College

 August 22nd
Highline Amateur Radio Club Swapfest  Des Moines, WA

 September 2015
18th Annual Northwest APRS/Digital Summer Gathering  North Bend, WA

 

 

  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


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