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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
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 LAST UPDATE 12/09/18

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

 

Saturday, December 15th 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

 

Wednesday December 19th 5:30 pm United Veterans of Maine 358 Washburn St Caribou  You need to  register ahead of time.  Sponsor: United Veterans of Maine Contact: Brandin S. Hess 496-8802 brandinhess@acsalaska.net

 

Saturday December 29th 9:00 am Whitefield Fire and Rescue 26 Townhouse Road Whitefield Walk-ins are welcome. Sponsor: Lincoln Cty Amt Radio Club Contact: Joseph G. Devonshire 549-0061 trainbee@aol.com

 

Thursday January 3rd 7:00 pm Cumberland Cty EMA 22 High St Windham Walk-ins are welcome Sponsor: Wireless Society Southern ME Contact:  831-8132

 

Tuesday, January 15th 5:00 pm Mark & Emily Turner Library 39 2nd St Presque Isle walk-ins are Welcome Sponsor: Aroostook ARA Contact: Darius J. Haskell 631-6178 darius.haskell@maine.edu


Sunday, January 20th  3:00 pm York County EMA 149 Jordan springs Rd Alfred walk-ins are Welcome  Sponsor: YCARC Contact: Leo H. Langelier 676-2779 n1bok@maine.rr.com

 

UP COMING TESTING SESSIONS

Thursaday January 3rd  Windom

 

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, 2018, and will be valid until June 30, 2021

**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 ARES/RACES Meeting Wednesday December 19th 1730 EDT Androscoggin Unified EMA Office Basement of Central Fire Station 2 College Street Lewiston

 

Androscoggin Club Breakfast Wednesday December 26th  0700 EDT at Webster Street, Conv and Deli, 715 Webster Street Lewiston

 


Lewiston Net on 146.610MHz-88.5Hz Repeater every Thursday, currently is at 7pm. As of January 3rd it will be held at  it's new time 7:30pm.

  

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

 

 

Rod Scribner KA1RFD Is currently at the Augusta Rehabilitation Center, Eastern Ave, Augusta  04330 His room phone is 623-6858.


Thank you for volunteering as net control Eric!  

Thanks goes to David Herrick WA1BXM for filling for Rod on MSSN

 

 

VOLUNTEERS: 

Volunteers Needed

ARRL BULLETINS;

HAMFEST: 

CLASSES & TRAINING:

FUTURE EVENETS:

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National Weather Service-Caribou, Maine  

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

National Weather   Service-Gray, Maine   https://www.weather.gov/gyx/skywarn

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

 

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 ***Check out the SWAP NET on Sunday Evenings at 6:30 pm on the link system with Miriam, kc1aih as your net contol, You never know what bargins you can find.  Looking for something put it on the swap net someone just might have it. .Just listening check in anyway to let Miriam know you are there***

 

The Doctor Will See You Now! 

"RF Safety" is the topic of the latest  as of December 6th, Listen...and learn all things technical. Email your questions to: doctor@arrl.org They just might  answer on the air. Pod Casts episodes are archived on the ARRL Website. 

   

SUPPORT THE ARRL THROUGH AMAZON SMILE.

Just make ARRL as your charity of choice on the Amazon web page. With every purchase you make Amazon will make a contribution to ARRL www.smile.amazon.com

 

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, Burnham ME 04922 k1sew@arrl.net 207-948-6222  

 

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  ***Check out the SWAP NET on Sunday Evenings at 6:30 pm on the link system with Miriam, kc1aih as your net contol, You never know what bargins you can find.  Looking for something put it on the swap net someone just might have it. .Just listening check in anyway to let Miriam know you are there***

 

NEWCOMERS ROUND TABLE NET 

Check out a great net on every Sunday at 6:45 pm on the 147.090 W1QUI ( 100+pl)  repeater in Falmouth. New or long time hams are all welcome to join in the  newcomers round table net. Interesting topics are always discussed. Your net controller is Paul Courchene. KJ6JBH

NEW REPEATER ON - THE AIR

Livermore ME at Tim WT1A's residence.146.895MHz - 103.5Hz(input AND output) Like the Lewiston 146.610MHz-88.5Hz and Poland 147.135MHz+103.5Hz this is a Yeasu Fusion C4FM Digital/Analog Repeater. check for channel activity in other modes before transmitting

Maine Packet Group
https://groups.io/g/MainePacketRadio/topics


1st and 2nd Wednesday 4pm Mt. Washington Repeater 146.655MHz- 100.0MHz HARP Net -Hospital Amateur Radio Program http://gblakesl.net/N1GB/N1GB_HARP.html

Maine Officials