A monthly publication of the Meridian Amateur Radio Club June 2007


 Bible Verse

Romans 5:1-5             1Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:    2By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.    3And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; 4And patience, experience; and experience, hope:  5And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.



Field Day 2007

Field Day 2007 is rapidly approaching. Setup will begin June 23rd, Saturday morning around 8 AM, with operations for score starting at 1 PM. Location will be the same as the past five years --- "Coot's Crossing" Pavilion #2 at Bonita Lakes Park in Meridian. Talk-in will be on the W5FQ repeater (146.700). Please see map below.

Debbie (KD5JYJ) is heading up the details on the food. This year we are going to have Piggly Wiggly cook the BBQ chicken for us. Serving time will be around 5 PM on Saturday evening June 23rd. As in years past, many of you have brought along a dessert. This has always worked out well and many of us will appreciate you doing so again this year. Please keep in mind that this only a suggestion and not a requirement.

We hope to see all of the MARC members and encourage you to invite a friend. Non-member hams from the area are always welcome to come operate with us as well. 73, Darrell W5MAV


MARC Field Day Map 2007


Antenna Class / Building Session

Our antenna building project was poorly attended, but the four of us that did participate had a good time. We designed and built a six meter beam out of rope, wire, and bamboo. We were blessed with some rain just before we got to try it out on the air. We will try to have our project antenna available for you to see during the Field Day event on June 23rd and June 24th. Hope you will try to attend. 73, Darrell W5MAV



Meeting Location Changed

One last reminder that our weekly Saturday morning breakfast / coffee drinking has been changed to The Checker Board Restaurant on South Frontage Road next to The Best Western. Effective immediately, we will not be meeting formally at Queen City Truck Stop. Please help pass the word. We don’t want someone waiting for other amateurs at the truck stop, while others are at the Checker Board Restaurant. See you at The Checker Board Restaurant on Saturday. 73, Darrell - W5MAV




MFJ 35th Anniversary! ARRL DAY IN THE PARK September 7-8, 2007 Factory Tours -- Fri. & Sat

  • Swapfest/Tailgating MFJ Parking Lot -- Sat.
  • Door Prizes, Freebies -- Fri. & Sat.
  • VE License Exams --Sat.
  • Special Event Stations --Sat.

For more information contact Richard Stubbs,
(662) 323-5869 or email to:



Field Day 2007 Proclamation by Govenor Haley Barbour



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