Tuesday Evening Net

MVARC holds a weekly social net on Tuesdays on the Maple Valley Repeater and simplex. The net starts at 2000 hours local time, Tuesday nights, on the repeater on 147.260+ (103.5). After the first round we switch to 146.540 simplex. Any licensed HAM anywhere is always welcome.

This is an informal net and everyone is encouraged to say hello - for more information contact Sean NK7N. The net preamble is available here for download.

Monthly Meeting

The club normally meets the 4th Saturday of each month at 10AM at Fire Station #81 near SR169 & SR18, 22225 SE 231st Street Maple Valley, WA 98038 (except July-August and November-December). All are welcome to come. Talk-In available on 146.54 MHz simplex.

Fire Station #81 - 22225 SE 231st St. Maple Valley

Event Support

Each year Maple Valley ARES team and MVARC help support many events.  Please see 2020 dates below and sign up.

Date Event Info
June-6Lake Wilderness Triathlon
June-13 Maple Valley Days Parade
June-14Maple Valley Days Bear Run
June 27-28 ARRL Field Day 2020
July-18 Be-The-Hope-Walk
August-1Black Diamond Triathlon
August-22Lake Meridian
September-? Summer's End Fun Run

More info coming soon. 

Field Day

On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 35,000 radio amateurs

gather with theirclubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations, an event called Field DayMVARC participates in this event each year at Lake Wilderness Park in Maple Valley and uses the event as an opportunity to practice their emergency communication capabilities. All are welcome to join us and find out more about Amateur Radio and our club MVARC press release about Field Day.

Field Day Press

6/18/2013: The annual Amateur Radio Field Day is here!, Voice of the Valley