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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:  11/26/16

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   

 

Thursday, December 15th 6 pm. Narraguagus Estates Lower Community Building, Estates Rd in Cherryfield. All levels of exams offered. Walk-ins welcome, but recommend calling Phil Duggan N1EP 598-5397 or email n1ep@yahoo.com to confirm and to get directions.

 

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 Breakfast Club next meeting will be on Wednesday Nov 30th  0730 EDT Held at the Ramada Inn Pleasant Street Lewiston

Waterville Area Wireless Association will hold their December meeting on Saturday the 3rd, at the Winslow Public Library, at 9am. Come and see what WAWA is doing this winter.

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

 

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HAMFEST

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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Maine Potato Net - Due to poor propagation conditions this Fall (the 80m band is quite “long” by 7PM EST), please be advised that the start time of the Maine Potato Net will (until further notice) be 23:00 GMT (that’s 6 PM EST, 7 PM EDT). 

 

The Doctor Will See You Now! 

Current topic "Stealth Antennas" 

 http://www.arrl.org/doctor Email your questions to: doctor@arrl.org, They just might be answer them on the air. Pod Casts episodes will be  archived on the ARRL Website

 

 The Maine Section web page on the ARRL web site is a wealth of information, including the bulletins and announcements we read on the nets, but also a comprehensive listing of state-wide nets and radio club web sites.  arrl.org/Groups/view/maine  www.arrl-me.org 

 

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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