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

Order Field Day shirts, caps, and pins online only.  Order deadline is Monday, May 29.

Shirts are $15.00 each, caps are $13.00 each, and pins are $6.00 each.

Note: Shirts, caps, and pins must be picked up at the clubhouse during a meeting or Saturday coffee or at Field Day. They will NOT be shipped! The shirts, caps, and pins will be ordered from the ARRL on Tuesday, May 30, so be sure to get your order in before that date! If at the time of the group order your tee shirt color is not available in your size the other color will be substituted.

Note: When ordering online be sure to click all the way through the process to PayPal to pay for your order!

Be sure to indicate what size shirt you want with the drop down menu.

FD Shirt - Red
$ 15.00

FD Shirt - White
$ 15.00

FD Cap
$ 13.00

FD Pin
$ 6.00

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 May 2017 15:31
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
Upcoming Member Activities! Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 October 2016 14:42
MARC 2017 Officer Nominations and Elections at Next Meeting:

The nomination committee has a single slate of offices to recommend for election. We will announce the recommended slate and open the floor for nominations at the November General Membership Meeting on November 14th 2016. The doors open at 7:00 pm for fellowship and the meeting starts at 7:30 pm CST. Please make plans to attend. The program by Bill Bentley N5POB will be a tribute to The Rescue of Baby Jessica - 29 Years Later.

ARRL Sweepstakes on Phone:

November 19th and 20th 2016 - the club will be participating in the ARRL Sweepstakes Phone Contest. We will man the club's station for the full time of the contest (if we can get enough operator participation).

The objectives of this contest are for stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) to exchange QSO information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands. The contest period begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday.

National Weather Service and ARRL Skywarn Recognition Day:

SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League. It celebrates the contributions that volunteer SKYWARN radio operators make to the National Weather Service. During the day SKYWARN operators visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the world. We have been invited to use the NWS MAF facility for this event. This year the Skywarn Recognition Day will take place on December 3, 2016, from 0000z to 2400z. We usually set up two stations in the conference room.

ARRL 10 Meter Contest:

December 10th and 11th 2016 - The objective is for Amateurs worldwide to exchange QSO information with as many stations as possible on the 10 meter band. Second full weekend of December. The contest starts at 0000 UTC Saturday and runs through 2359 UTC Sunday.

MARC 2016 Christmas Party:

This year the Christmas Dinner/Party will be on December 12th. Details will be announced soon.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 October 2016 13:12
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