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Club Net, Wednesday at 7:30 PM, on the 146.880 repeater, tone of 123.0

Important announcements:


See the systems page for important repeater update information.


A message from ARRL President Rick Roderick K5UR

August 8, 2017

Dear ARRL Member:

Based on feedback I’ve received, it seems to me that some members still don’t fully understand certain features of the Amateur Radio Parity Act (ARPA) and what it is meant to do. To make things clearer, we have developed an FAQ in the format of questions and answers. Please take a few minutes and read the FAQ to learn more about the ARPA.

Here is the direct link:

Here is another link with additional information:

Thanks to those of you who have written your Senators in support of the ARPA. If you have not done so, please do so by clicking this link.
It only takes a minute.

Thanks. Let’s keep the effort moving!


Rick - K5UR
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Rick Roderick, K5UR
ARRL - The national association for Amateur Radio®


Distracted driving bill signed, effective July 23, 2017. Amateur radio is exempt.
FINAL BILL REPORT SSB 5289 PARTIAL VETO C 334 L 17 Synopsis as Enacted

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The next meeting will be on September 14 at the normal meeting place Spokane Community College building 6 down stairs room 004

The world famous Baofeng programming instructions fron the Jan meetomg
Manually Programing Your BAOFENG UV5RA Dual band Transceiver

New license or upgrade? Helpful hints for a new or improved station. As seen at the Spokane Hamfest!

Monthly Club Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30.  Held at Spokane Community College, the LAIR "Building 6" Room 004.. Easiest parking is P1 there are Handicap spot near the LAIR. The meeting room is in Room 004 downstairs, an elevator is available. No sleeping in the lounge chairs in front of the room.

Nets and Events:

We have a net on the 146.88 repeater every Wednesday night at 1930 (local) (7:30pm).
There are two documents for viewing about this:
(Tip: click to view - or right click to "save as" )

  • Net Control Operators.

  • Net Preamble

  • Spokane Hamfest and ARRL Washington State Convention September 24, 2016 mark your calendar.

  • Spokane Hamfest and ARRL Washington State Convention Program, 2015 mark your calendar.

  • Hamfests

  • Fox Hunts.

  • US Amateur Radio Bands. Updated


    Field Day

    Amateur Radio Classes:

    For the latest class schedule, send an email to for information.


    Please contact Mary AA7RT (509) 991-2192 or email for information on testing.

    Another avenue in the area has been set up by Rick Anhorn, AA7AD through the W5YI source. You can contact him by email for information.

    Other Club documents: (Tip: click to view - or right click to "save as" )

  • Club Brochure      In PDF format

  • Club Bylaws     In Word format

  • Club Bylaws     In PDF format

  • Membership Application     In Word format

  • Membership Application     In PDF format

  • Public Service Agreement Between the 3 clubs, locally.

    Renew your membership online.
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    This page last updated: Aug 11, 2017

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