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VE Testing Nov 17th

VE testing in the Tri-Cities is only 2 weeks away. Nov. 17th 1:45 PM Boy Scout Office, Kennewick. Walk ins are welcome. Test fee is $15. Cash or check mad out to the ARRL. Upgrading, make sure you have a copy of your current License that has to be sent in with your other paperwork. First timers, make sure you now your Social Security number as you are filling our Fed. Forms. Need special help, notify ASAP. Any questions or concerns please call Mike, 509-783-6236.

Tri Cities PNW-DMR Repeater Info

The Tri-Cities and surrounding area will soon have a new Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) repeater on Jump Off Joe Butte south of Kennewick.

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Sept 15 VE Testing Results

VE testing today in Kennewick had 14 folks come it to test. 5 folks already were Hams, 3 in as Gen. all 3 out as new Extra's, 2 in as Techs and out as new Gen. 9 folks came in as non Hams. 4 Left as new Tech's, 1 out as a new Gen. and one young man cam in as non Ham and left as a Extra. 3 did not make it this time but next test in Nov. watch out. Thank you to our wonderful VE team for another great test session, and congratulations to all the new and upgraded Hams for a job well done.

Mike Tesky

Pacific Northwest Hamfairs and Swapmeets

This is by far the most comprehensive list of amateur radio related events in the pacific northwest. Much thanks to N7CFO .....

Pacific Northwest Hamfair webpage at http://www.n7cfo.com/amradio/hf/hf.htm

Welcome To The Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club Website

This site is devoted to providing a forum for helping the club members, as well as anyone interested in amateur radio, receive the assistance needed to get the most enjoyment out of the many facets of amateur radio. The Tri-City Amateur radio club serves ham radio operators in southeast Washington state including the cities of Pasco, Kennewick, Richland; Benton and Franklin Counties and the surrounding towns.

Club members with the proper permission can create, edit and publish the content using the tools of the website and without a webmaster middleman. Registered non-members may post new forum topics and comments. Anonymous (non-registered) users may view most site content, but may not post information

The main menu is in the upper right corner.

Regular Club and Business Meetings start at 7:30 pm and are held at the Red Cross Building, 7202 W Deschutes Ave, Kennewick.

Top Menu Button "Information"-- contains the bulk of information on what's happening with Tri-City Amateur Radio Club, including area repeaters and packet nodes. It has special announcements, the President's Corner, meeting minutes, events schedule, event reports, and a variety of articles about amateur radio subjects.
Top Menu Button "Calendar"--provides a calendar view of club and other events of interest.
Top Menu Button "Forums"-- a typical forum-based area where subjects can be broached and others can comment.
Top Menu Button "Photos"-- an area where members can contribute photos, organized into albums, for viewing by all.
Top Menu Item "Swap Meet"-- a Buy-Sell-Trade classified ad tool for use of area amateurs.
Top Menu Item "About"-- a page providing an overview and history of Tri-City Amateur Radio Club.
Click HERE For Site Registration & TCARC Member Instructions
Send your mail and donations to--
Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 73
Richland, Washington 99352

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Equipment for sale

Yaesu MD-100 Microphone $100.00
RIGBLASTER PRO TOP OF THE LINE RADIO INTERFACE (NEW - STILL IN THE BOX) $100.00
West Mountain Radio Power Crimp Tool for Anderson Fittings. $30.00
MFJ-1279 SOUND CARD INTERFACE. $30.00
SWAN WM-3000 PEAK READING WATT METER,SWR METER. $60.00
OSTERBLOCK SWR/PWR METER. $30.00
HEATHKIT HW-32 20 METER SSB TRANSMITTER WITH MATCHING SB-600 SPEAKER AND HP-23A POWER SUPPLY. POWER SUPPLY HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO SOLID STATE. $300.00

CONTACT ED W6OLA FOR EQUIPMENT INFORMATION AT 509-586-8652 OR w6ola@arrl.net

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Ten Tec Jupiter w/antenna tuner

I have for sale, a Ten Tec Jupiter w/ built-in antenna tuner.
It includes:
1. Ten Tec power supply, Model 963. (w/schematic).
2. Ten Tec desk microphone, Model 706.
3. Jupiter Manual (w/schematics).
4. Optional Ten Tec heavy-duty fan. Model 310. (Removable)
5. VHS video: introduction to the Jupiter.

It has never been upgraded since I bought it. Mainly, because shortly after I bought it, Ten Tec came out with some upgrades, that I would have had to send the unit in to completed. i.e. CW Decoder. more Memory, and a different colored display.

I am asking $600.00 for it. If interested e-mail me at:

Larry WA7HDZ

pops4355@gmail.com

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2019 Amateur Radio Testing (VE Testing)

‎Amateur Radio Testing (VE Testing) for the Tri-Cities area is held every other month at the Boy Scout Office building, 8478 Gage Blvd Kennewick, WA 99336 (across Gage Blvd to the north from Costco.)

Doors open at 1:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but it is good if we have some idea as to numbers that will be there. The doors are locked and testing starts at 2:00pm sharp. If you have special needs to test please notify the area coordinator Mike Tesky (contact info below) at least a couple weeks before the test date. Cost is $15. Please bring some form of picture identification (driver's license, passport, school ID, etc.) If you are testing for a license upgrade you must bring a photocopy of your current amateur license, for which the examiners must send in with the paperwork.

Dates

  • Jan 20
  • March 17
  • May 19
  • July 21
  • Sept 15
  • Nov 17

More Info Contact Testing Coordinator Mike Tesky:
Phone(509) 783-6236
Click To Send An Email Message

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QRP WATT METERS FOR SALE.

WM-2 QRP WATT METER (TWO OF THEM) (RETAIL) $149.95 (EACH)(SELLING)$90.00 (EACH)
10 WATT FULL SCALE...POWERED BY 9 VOLT INTERNAL BATTERY OR EXTERNAL 12 VOLT DC.
(DESIGNED BY DOUG DEMAW)

CONTACT STEVE COLLINS KD7JC
509-531-4544

IF NO ANSWER PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE. INCLUDE YOUR NAME, CALL SIGN, PHONE NUMBER
AND WHAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN.

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Club Meetings

The Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club holds a regular meeting the first Monday of every month of the year. Each meeting includes an amateur-radio-oriented program that will be of interest to most hams.

Regular Club and Business Meetings start at 7:00 pm and are held at the Red Cross Building, 7202 W Deschutes Ave, Kennewick. [ Map ] All individuals interested in amateur radio are welcome and invited to attend these meetings - you do not need to be an amateur radio operator!

Do you have an idea for a club meeting, or can you give presentation or demonstration of a ham radio related subject? If so, click here for a contact form.

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