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Maine

Maine

Contact Information

Section Name:
Maine
Contact:
PIC Joy Lynne Foss, K1SEW
Daytime Phone:
207-948-6222
Evening Phone:
207-948-6222
Email:
k1sew@arrl.net

Basic Information

Division:
New England
Description:

 

 

 

LAST UPDATE:  08/21/16

 

Exam information also available at:

 http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-exam-session

 

Below you will find a list of EXAM and HAMFEST DATES. We will do our best to keep this list up-to-date. Please send along any additions and corrections to Joy Lynne Foss, Public Information Coordinator at k1sew@arrl.net

 

TESTING SESSIONS  

Sunday, September 18th 3:00 pm  York County EMA 149 Jordan Springs Rd York Cty Gov. Bldg Alfrerd Walk-ins are Welcome Sponsor is YCEMA Contact: Leo H. Langelier (207) 676-2779 Email: n1bok@maine.rr.com 

 

These are tentative dates only. Please check with the contact person before traveling to verify date, time, location and exams being offered.  Bring two forms of identification, including a photo I-D as well as the original and photocopies of all current FCC licenses and certificates of successful completion of exam. The photocopies will not be returned. Persons needing special accommodations should check with the contact person in advance of the exam date. 

 

REMINDER -- When preparing for an exam, be sure you are studying the current question pool.

*Technician Class (Element 2) question pool has been in effect since July 1, 2014, and will be valid until June 30, 2018.

**General Class (Element 3) question pool has been in effect since July 1, 2015, and will be valid until June 30, 2019. 

***Amateur Extra Class (Element 4) question pool has been in effect since July 1, 2016, and will be valid until JUNE 30, 2020. 

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*****Web site addresses for today’s announcements are on the ARRL Maine Section Web Page as a Link for your convenience. www.arrl-me.org   *****

 

CLUB MEETINGS COMING UP: 

Androscoggin Club Breakfast - Wednesday August 31st  0730 EDT Held at the Ramada Inn Pleasant Street Lewiston

Greater Kennebec Valley Wireless, Caffeine, Donut, Muffin, & Marching Society - Every Wednesday, 6:00 a.m., and later at Dave's Diner, Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner. Check out the QSL Display.. 

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FUTURE EVENTS:.
CLASSES & TRAINING

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Weather Spotter Training -

Free and open to the public. Sessions Run  1 hr - 2 hr

National Weather Service-Caribou, Maine  

http://www.weather.gov/car/Outreach_Spotters             

National Weather   Service-Gray, Maine     http://www.weather.gov/gyx/skywarn_skywarn.htm 

 

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers needed to help out with the BikeMaine 2016 bicycle ride from September 10th - 17th. Everyone will have a day off on Wednesday so volunteers can work the first part of the week, the last part of the week or the whole week. The BikeMaine will take place in Downeast Maine starting at Schoodic Institute and going to Eastport and then returning to Schoodic Institute.

For more information, contact the Support Team Coordinator Rick Smith, NB1SGL 207-431-4776 or  rksmith88@gmail.com 

 

HAMFEST

September 9th - 11th  -- New England Division Convention, Boxborough, Massachusetts

 

The Doctor Will See You Now! 

ARRL The Doctor is In" podcast. Listen...and learn! Current topic is "SWR "http://www.arrl.org/doctor Email your questions to: doctor@arrl.org, They just might be answered on the air. Podcast episodes will be archived on the ARRL website. 

  

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www.smile.amazon.com

 

PUBLICIZE YOUR EVENT

If you are responsible for a testing session, ham fest, club meetings or other events, please make sure to send your listing in as soon as you have the date and other info. All info to: Joy Lynne Foss, Public Information Coordinator

Joy Lynne Foss, K1SEW, Public Information Coordinator P.O. Box 59, 20 Leonard Lane, Burnham ME 04922 k1sew@arrl.net 207-948-6222 

Maine Officials