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License Testing Nov 2018

There will be VE testing in Kennewick Next Sunday, Nov. 18th 1:45PM Boy Scout Office. North across Gage Blvd. from COSTCO. Doors open about 1 PM and are locked when the test session begins. If you are testing for the first time make sure you know your Social Security Number as you are filling our US Gov. Forms. If you are coming in to upgrade, you must bring a copy of your current license which has to be sent in with the rest of your paper work. Everyone must have picture ID or 2 IDs with your Birthday. Test fee is $15. cash or check made out to the ARRL.

2018 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 21
  • March 18
  • May 20
  • July 15
  • Sept 16
  • Nov 18

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

2018 Pacific Northwest Hamfairs and Swapmeets

This is by far the most comprehensive list of 2018 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

IC-7600 TRANSCEIVER, ONE OWNER, NON-SMOKING, ALL FIRMWARE UPDATES DONE. $1450.00
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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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.

New Membership or Renewal Form


JOIN THE CLUB! RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

Be a part of Amateur Radio in the Tri-Cities - join the Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club!

Click the below link to open and print a Membership Form:

About Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club

The Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club (TCARC) is open to all persons with an interest in amateur (Ham) Radio. It is incorporated in the state of Washington as a not-for-profit corporation.

2018 Club Officers

President:

Jon Schwab WB7JON(contact)

Vice President:

Richard Bogert KI7OOM(contact)

Secretary:

Tony Gasperino WS7V (contact)

Treasurer:

Pam Follansbee, WM7R (contact)

Club Trustees

Note: The permanent trustee is the station license holder. The remaining three trustee positions each have 3 year terms.

Permanent:

Pam Follansbee, WM7R

1 Year Remaining:

Jim Follansbee NY7T

2 Year Remaining:

Everett Bode AD7MO

3 Year Remaining:

Mark Glaman N7MHB

Web Site/Publicity

Position Open

To contact any of the above Officers, please use our contact form CLICK HERE.

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, please use the contact form and select the Vice-President CLICK HERE.

Membership Information

All individuals interested in amateur radio - you do not need to be licensed - are invited to become members of the Tri-Cities Amateur Radio Club. Membership is only $20.00 per year, $25 for family, and goes to maintain an amateur radio station in the Red Cross facility, three area repeaters (146.04/64 on Johnson Butte; 146.16/76 and 444.1/449.1 on Rattlesnake Mtn), liability insurance at club events, and support for various club events. Without your membership and support, the club is not all that it can be.

The best way to join is to attend a club meeting (see info above) and seek out the Treasurer or other officer. They will fix you up. You can mail in your membership or annual renewal. CLICK HERE FOR FORM AND MAILING INFO.

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