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2016 Officers

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

Field Day 2016

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.

The next business meeting will be held at on Tuesday evening, October 4th beginning at 6 PM. This month we will meet at the Emergency Services building located at 2525 - 14th Street, Meridian, MS. KB5VE ARES DEC will be our guest speaker. Come join us!




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

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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