Bridgit/KL4B, our VP is looking for ideas for programs at the meetings, so let her know what you would like to see or an idea we can put together. May 29th will be our last regular meeting due to summer activities. We take June and July off except for the MARA Annual Picnic will be in July. We have the Motley Picnic coming up 27-28th June. Field Day is that same weekend. Location has not been selected yet. The Motley may be at Lake Louis again, waiting to hear. We will let you know on the location later.
Due to the earthquake Firestation 61 is still being checked out for damage and is not allowing the use of their meeting rooms.
The MARA General Meeting will be held at the Good Sheppard Lutheran Church on Bogard road. The address is 501 East Bogard Road, Wasilla AK.
Saturday, June 16 will be the Sutton Emergency Preparedness Fair. We will be setting up both trailers. This will be a dress rehearsal for the MARA Field Day. We need folks to show up at the Sutton Library about 0900, tear down will be around 1600. We will be training folks on tower installation, generator ops, beam and wire antennas, and equipment operations. This training will be critical for a good field day operation. Please contact Don/KL7JFT if you can attend.
Well it’s that time of the year again and the Annual MARA Ham Fest is quickly approaching. This year it will be held on May 5th, 2018. Setup is at 0900 and it runs from 1000 to 1700. We will have it at the Valley Boys and Girls club again this year, the address is 3700 Bogard Rd, Wasilla, Ak.
The talk in will be on 147.33 (103.5 tone) or 146.85 (103.5 tone)
Entrance Fee is $3.00 per person
Tables are $10.00 each. to reserve a table contact KL1XM (John) email@example.com
If you would like lunch the Barbeque is $5.00
There will be a VE testing session at 1400, please contact KL2HF (Ken Hudson) firstname.lastname@example.org if you intend to test. Walk in’s are welcome.
Folks interested in putting on a program this year are asked to please contact KL3PAM (PAM Whitehead) at email@example.com
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