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Field Day This Weekend! Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 09:27
The annual ARRL Field Day event is this weekend, June 24 and 25. The Midland Amateur Radio Club will set up and operate from the National Weather Service in Midland. The NWS is located at 2500 Challenger Dr. on the east side of the airport.

MARC will operate in the 3A category. We'll run two CW stations, one SSB/digital station and a VHF station. We'll also have a Get On The Air (GOTA) station. The two CW stations and the SSB station will be located in the old weather service building. The GOTA and VHF stations will be in the conference room of the new weather service building.

We'll begin setting up Friday afternoon. After meeting at the clubhouse at 3 pm to load up equipment we'll head to the field day location and begin setting up. Setup will resume Saturday morning. Your help Friday afternoon and Saturday morning will be much appreciated!

Field Day operating officially kicks off at 1:00 pm Saturday afternoon and continues 24 hours ending at 1:00 pm Sunday afternoon. Everyone is invited to come out, help set up and operate. We'll also need help tearing down Sunday afternoon and hauling everything back to the clubhouse.

Our grill meister, Justin, KF5PEL, plans to cook some burgers for dinner Saturday evening so make plans to attend.

Please make plans to come out for the whole weekend or for whatever time you have available. Field Day is always a great time to learn, get on the air, and visit your fellow area hams.

73 and hope to see you this weekend!

Order Field Day Shirts, Caps, & Pins! Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 May 2017 00:00

Sorry, the deadline to order ARRL Field Day tee shirts, caps, and pins has passed.  You can still order directly from the ARRL.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 May 2017 18:58
Hamfest Prizes and K3S Raffle Winners! Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:46

Congratulations to the following 2017 St. Patrick's Day Hamfest prize winners!

Elecraft K3S Transciever Raffle - Lonnie Yee, KE5MLP, from Midland, TX

Pre-Registration - MFJ-259C - Ray Caranthan, KW5CRC, from Roscoe, TX

1st Grand Prize - Kenwood TS-580SAT - Dick Titchen, W5RCB, from Midland, TX

2nd Grand Prize - Icom ID-51A - Larry Higgins, W5EX, from San Antonio, TX

3rd Grand Prize - Cushcraft A505S 6m Yagi - Gary Chaffin, W5ETJ, from San Angelo, TX

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:57
The 2017-2018 Board Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 November 2016 12:33
Those elected to represent you on the Board for 2017 - 2018 are:

President - Justin Kennedy

Vice-President - Aaron Reed

Secretary - Mitchell Martin

Treasurer - Steve Hopkins

Director - Alan Sewell

Director - John Wilder

Director - David Overton


These gentlemen will assume their respective offices on April 1, 2017

Christmas Party December 12! Print E-mail
Monday, 14 November 2016 14:17
A place, in Midland, for this year's MARC Christmas Dinner has been found! Cattle Barron's will allow us to gather in their East Room/Area for fellowship, food and fun. You will be able to order off the menu and pay your own tab and tip (please tip well, so they will look forward to us coming back in a future year).

A head count of those planning to attend is needed to finalize the arrangements with the manager.  Please email David, KF5WDJ, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your intentions to attend and number attending.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2016 14:23
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