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First 2017 VE Test Session

Our first Ham License test session of the New Year will be this Sunday Jan. 15. Doors open about 1:15pm and will be locked when session starts at 2 PM . If you are coming in to upgrade make sure you bring a copy of your current License. We must have a copy to send in with the rest of your paper work and you need to know your FRN number. If you are coming in for your first Ham License make sure you know your Social Security number as you are filling out Federal forms. Test fee is $15. Test session will be at the Boy Scout office in Kennewick, across Gage Blvd from COSTCO.

2017 VE Testing

The dates and information for Ham Radio Testing in Kennewick is now on the ARRL web site. The test dates for 2017 are
Jan. 15.
March 19,
May 21,
July 16,
Sept. 17,
Nov. 19.

2016 VE Testing Results

Calls and upgrades are out as of about half a hour ago from our Nov. 20th test session. New calls go from KI7IYV- KI7IZD. Congratulations to all. Summary from 2016 testing from the Tr-Cities VE Team. We held 8 test sessions, 6 reg. and 2 special. We had a total of 74 people test. We gave 116 total elements. We ended with 39 new Techs, 16 new Gen. 7 New EX.
Our largest test session was 19, smallest was 5, We had a total of 56 VEs that put on the 8 sessions. Total VE man hours for the year was 158. Thank you to all that make up our dedicated Tri-City VE Group. 73's

2016 Pacific Northwest Hamfairs and Swapmeets

This is by far the most comprehensive list of 2016 amateur radio related events in the pacific northwest. Much thanks to N7CFO .....

PNW 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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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.

2016 Club Officers

President:

Judy West N7PGJ (contact)

Vice President:

Derek Archer, KG7QIZ (contact)

Secretary:

Tony Gasperino WS7V (contact)

Treasurer:

Pam Follansbee, WM7R (contact)

Club Trustees

Permanent:

Pam Follansbee, WM7R

1 Year:

Everett Bode AD7MO

2 Year Remaining:

Steve Sterling WA7DUH

3 Year Remaining:

Jim Follansbee, NY7T

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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