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Technician Class Starting September 17th! Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:15
MARC will start a Technician License Class on Saturday the 17th of September 2016. The class will be held for six or eight weeks in the MARC Clubhouse from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The cost will be $50.00 for the class which includes the book and test session.

This is our first class using a Power Point presentation developed by Nathan Howk AF5FJ of the Key City Amateur Radio Club in Abilene, TX. We will be using the ARRL Technician License Study Guide (included in the fee) to prepare participants for the Element 2 exam.

If you are interested, please contact David Overton KF5WDJ by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by phone at (432) 553-5597.

This is an at cost class and MARC does not make any profit.

Texas QSO Party Loving County Expedition Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:13
The Midland Amateur Radio Club is making plans to activate Loving County for the Texas QSO Party on September 24th and 25th. We will set up two stations (one CW and one phone) in the old school in Mentone. We need a minimum for nine participants to make this work. If you are interested and can make the commitment, please contact David Overton by email, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or phone, (432) 553-5597 to sign up.
Tailgate Swapmeet! Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:09
MARC will host a tailgate swapmeet in the club house parking lot this Saturday, September 17, 2016, starting at 8:00 am. If you have ham items to sell or if you are looking for something, this is a great opportunity. The tail gate will close when the trading stops and everyone is ready to leave. This should be fun, so, please come by to see the deals!
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:18
Annual ARRL Field Day This Weekend! Print E-mail
Monday, 20 June 2016 10:12

The annual ARRL Field Day is this weekend, June 25 and 26.  The Midland Amateur Radio Club will be participating from the National Weather Service at 2500 Challenger Drive near the airport.

MARC will have a total of five stations operating.  We will have one VHF station, one SSB station, two CW stations, and a Get On The Air (GOTA) station.  We will be operating in the 3A category on emergency power.

We plan to begin setting up on Friday afternoon and continue setting up on Saturday morning.  Actual operating starts at 1:00 pm on Saturday and ends at 1:00 pm on Sunday.  Teardown will begin immediately after Field Day ends on Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to come by and help with the setup, operating, and teardown.  Hope to see you there!

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2016 10:42
Beverley Harwood, KC5BNT, SK Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 10:31

Another chapter closed with the passing of Beverley, KC5BNT on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Beverley went quietly at home. Beverley was elected President of MARC for 1995. Beverley, Ted, W5WTX, and Doug, K5MTX have been active members of MARC for many years.

Beverley was preceded in death by Ted, W5WTX and survived by her children, John Harwood, Doug Harwood(K5MTX), and Heather Deal.

Please be in prayer for the family as we all will miss Beverley, KC5BNT.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 10:36
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