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.
The next business meeting will be held at The Checker Board Restaurant on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 beginning at 10 A.M. Come join us for breakfast, coffee and fellowship.
Katrina 10th Anniversary Special Memorial Event for Amateur Radio Operators Worldwide. August 26 through September 2nd. A memorial for the 235+ that did not survive Katrina’s fury on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and points north. http://www.katrina5h.com/
Mississippi Ham Radio Weekly www.mshamnews.com
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).
IN GOD WE TRUST!
73s Regards, Eldon, W4IOS
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