That’s correct, in person meetings are back! The Club has secured the Party room at Rudy’s BBQ in Allen for our Monthly meetings. For those that are comfortable doing so, please join us on Tuesday, August 10 at 7pm. Our in person presenter will be special guest Dick Morgan, K6RAH. his presentation will be an updated version of his propagation paper, which is entitled ‘We survived Solar Cycle 24, now the fun begins!’.
Please note that we will also be simulcasting the meeting in Zoom for those that are not comfortable getting together just yet.
Either way, please join us! We look forward to seeing everyone!
1790 North Central Expressway
Allen, Texas 75002
Field day is right around the corner! See MARC’s plans for FD2021 here:
Join us for the May meeting when we welcome back special guest Dr. Ed Fong. Dr. Fong will be presenting further information on his varied line of antennas. For more information on Dr. Fong, see the link below. The meeting will be on Tuesday, May 11, beginning at 18:30 on Zoom. We are also working on a venue for in person meetings, so watch your email for information on this.
More information on Dr. Fong: https://edsantennas.weebly.com/
Join us via Zoom Tuesday, March 9th, 7pm as our own Bob DeVance, K5CRX, tells you everything you ever wanted to know about Foxhunting, but were afraid to ask. See MARC club email for Zoom details.
MARC will hold its next general business meeting on Tuesday,
February 9th starting at 7:00PM.
Tim Duffy, K3LR – CEO of DX Engineering – will be presenting
our February topic about his K3LR station, so be sure to join!
This meeting will be held via the Zoom remote conferencing
service. See the newsletter or watch for emails with link in place.
Our next virtual monthly meeting will be on January 12, at 7pm. Please join us as special guest Bob Heil, K9EID, shares a presentation on “Optimizing Your signals – Receive and Transmit”. For more about Bob, click here:https://w5mrc.files.wordpress.com/2021/01/bob-heil.png
Special thanks to KJ6PST, Tom Kihm for presenting in our Nov and Dec monthly Club meetings. In case you missed these, both have been posted.
To view part 1, click here:
For part 2, click here:
Submitted By Michael Payne – K5MFP
The first document is how to use a nanoVNA to obtain the SWR of an antenna, and the second one is a sheet form where you can record the SWR measurements from using a nanoVNA, a MFJ analyzer, or any other piece of hardware.
The MARC meeting for March will feature our very own Andy Barnes, W5KZJ, giving an updated presentation about the Parks On The Air (POTA) program. Find out what new Parks have been added and how you can get involved, either activating or chasing the Parks!
Please join us for this and more on March 10, 7pm, at Spring Creek BBQ, 75 and 380 in McKinney.
We hope to see everyone there!
Please join the McKinney Amateur Radio Club for the Outdoor Weather Siren test on Saturday March 7th!
-The net will begin at 11:40 on the 146.740 repeater – Please be by the radio at this time and be on location by 11:50.
-Test will begin at 12:00 and conclude around 12:15
-Lunch afterwards at Fuddrucker’s McKinney (2045 N. Central Expressway – Just north of Spring Creek BBQ)
Please CLICK HERE for more information and/or to register
We look forward to seeing everyone!