Events

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.  2017 dates that we know of are below.

Date Event Info

June 3 Lake Wilderness Triathlon www.lakewildernesstriathlon.com
June 10 Maple Valley Days Parade www.maplevalleydays.com
June 11 Maple Valley Days Bear Run www.maplevalleybearrun.com
June 24-25 ARRL Field Day www.arrl.org/field-day
July 9The Eastside Triathlonwww.eastsidetri.com
Aug 12 Lake Meridian Triathlon lakemeridiantri.com
Sept 9 Black Diamond Triathlon blackdiamondtri.com
Sept 16 (?) Summer's End Fun Run www.facebook.com/summersendfunrun

To Sign up, please click here. 

Field Day

On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, 
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