Welcome to FVARC.org
Please accept our warmest welcome!
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!
Congratulations are in order to Sheri Roberts KF7VQP who has successfully upgraded to General this weekend.
We hope to hear her now more often on the air. Let's listen for her on the Montana Traffic Net 3.910, at 6:30 every night.
Great job Sheri, have that husband of yours, Gary, take you out for a nice steak dinner.
THE NEXT TESTING SESSION to receive or upgrade your Amateur Radio license will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the SAR building on Three Mile Drive in Kalispell. TESTING WILL BEGIN AT 5:30 p.m.
You will need to bring a picture ID, a signed copy of your current license-if you are upgrading, a pencil, and a calculator if you wish to use one. The testing fee is $14.00
JUST A REMINDER General Class study guide, question pool and exams change on July 1, 2015!!
DUE TO SUMMER SCHEDULES, VACATIONS AND FVARC NOT MEETING IN JULY AND AUGUST, WE WILL NOT BE TESTING AGAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER. If you need to test in July the Glacier Waterton Hamfest will be having a testing session on Saturday, July 18. For more information on the Hamfest go to www.gwhamfest.org
HOW TO GET A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT LICENSE:
1. Go to http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp
2. Search for your call sign.
3. Click on your call sign
4. Click on the ADMIN tab
5. Click on "Authorization -- Licensee"
6. Your reference copy license will open in a PDF file for printing or saving.
Every Saturday morning at 9am at Skyes Restaurant located at 202 2nd Ave. West, Kalispell.
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!