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

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New England
Description:

 

LAST UPDATE:  1/18/17

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  

 

Monday, February 12th 6:00 pm  Midcoast (Topsham) American Red Cross 16 Community Dr Topsham Walk-ins are welcome Sponsor: Merrymeeting ARA Contact: Donald S. Wakeman 751-1166  ka1wal.dsw@gmail.com

 

Satuarday, February 17th 9:00 am Machias Savings Bank 581 Wilson St Brewer Walk-ins are welcome Sponsor: Pine State Amt Radio Club Contact: Peter Bither 944-2616  redbeard104@aol.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 Amateur Radio Club Breakfast is on Wednesday January 31st 0730 EDT at Ramada Inn in 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.

 

HAMFEST:

 

WINTERFEST

Saturday, February 24th Le Club Calumet 334 West River Road Augusta Sponsor: Augusta Amateur Radio Association Talk-In: 146.88 (PL 100) Contact: Bill Crowley, K1NIT  512-0312  k1nit@arrl.org

 

FUTURE EVENTS:.

 

ARRL BULLETINS:

 

ARRL Bulletin 3  ARLB003

From ARRL Headquarters  

Newington CT  January 9, 2018

To all radio amateurs 

 

 NCVEC Releases New Technician License Question Pool into the Public Domain

The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) has announced the release of the 2018-2022 Amateur Radio Element 2

Technician class license question pool into the public domain. Each question pool must be published and made available to the public prior to its use as a question set, from which individual examinations are developed.

Alert the NCVEC Question Pool Committee to any necessary corrections or typographical errors via email at,           qpcinput@ncvec.org

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

 

 

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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The Doctor Will See You Now! 

"Antenna Wire" -- the importance of maintaining proper equipment temperature"  as of January 18th  Email your questions to: doctor@arrl.org They just might  answer on the air. Pod Casts episodes are archived on the ARRL Website. 

Now the Doctor’s advice is available in book form entitled 'ARRL's Best of The Doctor is In'  Volume 1

 

SUPPORT THE ARRL THROUGH AMAZON SMILE.

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PUBLICIZE YOUR EVENT

If you are responsible for a testing sessions, ham fest  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