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ARRL Sections - Maine

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:  06/26/16

 

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  

Sunday, June 26th - 10:00 am Alexander Elementary School Route 9 Alexander. Walk-Ins are Welcome Sponsor: St Croix Valley ARC Contact: Jon Watts (207) 733-4715 Email: fn64gr@yahoo.com

 Thursday, July 21st  6:00 pm Stewart Memorial American Legion Post #35 413 Broadway South Portland Walk-ins are Welcome Sponsor: PAWA  Contact: John Bogner 490-0533 jbogner1@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, 2012, and will be valid until JUNE 30, 2016. 

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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 Amateur Radio Club Breakfast next meeting Wednesday June 29th  0730 EDT Held at the Ramada Inn Pleasant Street Lewiston

Waterville Area Wireless Association a FOX HUNT on Saturday July 23rd. The fox hunt will be at the Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road, Waterville. A short WAWA club meeting will be held at 11:30, followed by time for lunch. A gas grill will be available for those wishing to cook. The fox hunt should begin at 12:30. Bring your gear, and practice your hunting skills. Bring your friends and show them how it's done. Everyone is invited! fmi 873-3869 Weldon KB1UPM

Greater Kennebec Valley Wireless, Caffeine, Donut, Muffin, & Marching Society - Every Wednesday, 6:00 a.m., 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 

 Monday July 11TH  7 pm South Paris Fire Station, Western Ave, Paris

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GENERAL

FIELD DAY 2016  - all information is still on the ARRL Maine Section Web Page

2016 Field Day is June 25th - 26th For packets and other information about field day www.arrl.org/field-day For more information have questions - about Field Day email  - fdinfo@arrl.org  or call (860) 594-0236 

 

K1PQ, Piscataquis Amateur Radio Club Milo 45.18, -68.59, GOTA Talk-in: 147.105 (103.5) 146.580 Contact: William Welsh 207-717-7838 william.n.welsh@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/parcradio/


W1NPP/W1OCA  Androscoggin ARC/Oxford Cty. CERT Comm Group Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport Auburn, GOTA  Talk-in: 146.610 MHz PL 88.5 Hz Contact: Tim Bubier 603-986-0640 wt1a.tim@gmail.com http://www.w1npp.org/

 

KS1R Merrymeeting Amateur Radio Association (MARA) 16 Community Way, Topsham ME 04086 Topsham Talk-in: 147.21 Contact: Harry McNelley 837-2181 harry.mcnelley@yahoo.com ks1r.org

 

N1MHC Field Day will be along the shores of Little River, 28 Tecumseh Trail, East Boothbay The Boothbay Register weekly newspaper will do an article on our activity. 

Portland Amateur Wireless Association 413 Broadway, South Portland. Talk-in is 146.73 (100hz CTCSS) Contact: Bryce Rumery, k1gax@juno,com 415-0498 

Wireless Society of Southern Maine, WS1SM, will hold its Field Day operations at Wassamki Springs Campground, 56 Saco St., Scarborough. A GOTA station will be available. www.mainehamradio.com

For more field day information - email: fdinfo@arrl.org or call 860-594-0236

 

Space Bulletin 005 ARLS005

From ARRL Headquarters 

Newington, CT June 24, 2016

To all radio amateurs

 

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched several satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads. Satellites put into orbit include Swayam-1, a 1U CubeSat that carries a digital store-and-forward messaging system for use by the Amateur Radio community.

To report  your reception of the CW beacon at 437.025 MHz. You can also get the decoded beacon data by entering 'beacon' in Swayam beacon signal decoder available on their website," http://beaconsignaldecoder.weebly.com

 

HAMFEST

Saturday, August 6TH  8AM - 3 PM Three Rivers Hamfest and public Safety Day Building 24 Gerrish Road (Industrial Park) Milo.. PISCATAQUIS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

 

 

The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL The Doctor is In" podcast. Listen...and learn! Current Topic started on June 16th   “Grounding” 

Email your questions to: doctor@arrl.org, They just might be answered on the air.

 

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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