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2015 Officers

President: Charles Grisham (KB5SZJ)
Vice President: Frank Buckley (KE5ETN)
Secretary: Scott McCormick (KL7SLM)
Treasurer: Shelly McCormick (KI6DES)

Field Day 2015

Meridian Amateur Radio Club (MARC) owns the W5FQ repeater and operates on 146.700 MHz with a 100 Hz PL Tone. An ARES 2-meter net is held every Tuesday evening at 7PM or 8PM depending on the time of year. All amateur radio operators are invited to participate.

MARC members get together at The Checker Board Restaurant located at 2223 South Frontage Road for breakfast and coffee on Saturday mornings from (approximately) 9:30AM - 11:30AM.

Business meetings are held in the back room of The Checker Board Restaurant on the first Saturday of each month beginning at 10 AM pending any conflicts.

Our next business meeting will be held on Saturday August 8th, 2015 at 10 AM.

Directions to The Checker Board Restaurant




Mississippi Ham Radio Weekly

Six Meter Net every Sunday niight on 50.160.0 USB at 8 PM CDT. Sponsored by Olive Branch ARC, W5OBM

I talked to a fellow in Citronelle AL this morning on the 146.940 - Mobile Repeater. He has his repeater up and running in Citronelle, AL. 147.225 + 203.5 Tone. I can hit it with 50 watts out of my 13B2. They have a Monday night Net at 7:30 and we are welcome to check in with them. W4FRG Joel O'Neal Jr. General studying for Extra. Frank, KF5ETN

Reminder: There is a Newton County Repeater net on Monday's at 6:30pm. 147.240(+)(pl 103.5Hz)



Meridian W5YI Volunteer Exams

Test dates are the 2nd Tuesday of each month except Aug. Test start at 7:00 PM at the Meridian Aviation building at Meridian Airport. Meridian Aviation building is the large building BEFORE getting to the airport main terminal. If coming from I-20/I-59 it will be on the right side of the road. Cost of the test is $14.00

Walk in will be accepted BUT preregistration is highly encourage! Call me if there is any questions. Eldon Richardson, W4IOS @ 601-604-2063 (cell phone).


73s Regards, Eldon, W4IOS


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