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If you have ANY questions that haven't been answered through our web pages feel free to contact any member via our local repeaters, phones, or email from our contact page. We'll be more than happy to answer your questions and help you in any way possible!
The Flathead Valley Amateur Radio Club, (FVARC), setup this web site to keep you informed of our clubs activities and provide you with FVARC news.
We hope these pages will provide you with the information you seek to become more knowledgeable of amateur activities in the Flathead Valley and more involved with our club!
Bigfork, Mt. April 19
8:00am to 10:00am Breakfast at the Pocket Stone Cafe
HAMFEST at 444 Osbourne starts at 10:00 am till about 1 pm bring your used gear for sale or trade and a smile. No table charge, small door fee to cover the heat and lights.
For more info contact KE7JI Randy 442.625+ 123hz tone
or 146.740- 100hz tone
Please Join Us for the 10th Annual "We Survived the Crash!" Celebration.
Saturday April 19th, 2014 @ 2:00pm-10:00pm
1020 West 7th St.
Not a potluck, solids and Liquids provided including homemade beer and homemade wine.
Tom AL7AU, Betty KF7TLT & Valkyrie W0OF
Spread the news!
There is a new date and time for the Montana QSO party!
People have wanted a shorter MTQP plus our normal 3rd weekend this year would be Easter weekend! It’s time for a change... All pun intended.
The new Montana QSO Party date is:
April 5, 2014 starting at 1800Z (12Noon Mountain)
to April 6, 2014 at 0559Z (11:59PM Mountain on April 5tth)
A total of 12 hours operating time!
Clear and then mark your calendar for the first weekend in April!
For more information about the Montana QSO Party, go to our web page:
Please tell every ham you know!
Help spread the word!
Let’s hand out thousands of Montana QSO's this year!
I look forward to working you in the MTQP!
Lyndel Thiesen, N7LT
Montana QSO Party Manager
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Class and testing will be held at the Flathead County Search and Rescue (FCSAR) Headquarters, located at 525 Three Mile Drive, Kalispell.
License Exam Session: TBD
Fee for Exam Session: $12.00.
Class Schedule: TBD
Fee for Class is $35. Includes Study Book!
* If you pass the test for one license level there is no additional fee to take the test for the next license level.
* Exam participants need to present a photo ID
* Parents may provide confirmation of identity for minors that do not have photo identification.
* Social Security numbers are required by the FCC on all new license applications.
* Those testing to upgrade their current license to a higher level must provide two copies (Not the Original)of their current amateur license.
License copies can be printed online by going to: http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp
1. Enter your call sign in the search field and click the Search button
2. Click on your call sign link to bring up more information
3. Click on "Reference Copy" in the upper menu
4. You will get a PDF file of your license that you can print
If you've studied on your own, have taken the sample tests online, and would like to test for your license NOW!, let us know! We'll set up a time, get three VE's together and get you tested ASAP!!!!! We want you licensed and on the air!
Every Saturday morning at 9am at Perkins Restaurant & Bakery located at 1390 US Highway 2 East. (See map below)
This is an informal get-together for an "eyeball QSO".
EVERYONE is invited, especially NEW hams! This is an excellent forum for new hams to be able to sit down with seasoned hams and absorb the hobby! Come on down and enjoy some GREAT Amateur Radio talk over coffee, ham and eggs!