NEXT CLUB MEETING:
Our club meeting
status is currently in limbo.
The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club meets on the Second
Thursday of the month at the
Federal Way Public
Schools Support Services Center at 7pm. The FWPS
SSC is located at 1211 South 332nd
Street in Federal Way which is the new facility at
the south end of Celebration Park, and just east of the FW
Community Center. All are welcome to attend,
and no license required.
At our last club meeting... Our May 14th club
meeting was cancelled due to the Federal Way school district
closing all of their facilities to outside groups. Our
club meetings will resume after the Coronavirus situation has
ran its course.
List of our Past Guest Speakers:
Map to the club's meeting place:
Thank You For Renewing!
Richard Fujimoto-KC7DZD (Tacoma)
Mike McCoy-N7VWD (Federal Way)
Loren Kellogg-KE7RXD (Vashon Island)
Raymond Jaggers-KI7CWX (Tacoma)
SUNDAY NIGHT NET
Don't forget about the club's Sunday night
check-in net on Sunday evenings starting at 7:30pm.
Hear about upcoming events and activities in our area. We
meet on the club's 147.040 repeater.
plus offset, PL=103.5
NOMINATION COMMITTEE TO BE
With the start of the new year comes the kickoff
of the Federal Way Amateur Radio Club's election process for the
upcoming 2021-2022 Board of Trustees. Club president
Daniel Stevens-KL7WM is looking for club members to serve on the
club's Nomination Committee. The nomination committee is
responsible to canvas the club membership for members interested
in serving on the club's Board of Trustees. More details
regarding the nomination committee can be found in section three
of the club's bylaws.
If you are interested in serving on the nomination committee,
please contact Daniel via email at
SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 21ST, 2021
CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS.
Instead, we will meet via ZOOM video
Communications Response Team (ECRT) will be
having a Zoom
meeting at 7pm on Thursday evening
January 21st. The ECRT is the public
service aspect of the Federal Way Amateur Radio
Club. The ECRT was organized to provide backup radio
communications and other support to governmental
and civic agencies in the times of emergency or
disaster. Some of the ECRT team members also
support other non-emergent public service
functions such as some of the fun run held in
Federal Way, as well as many of the Seafair
events in the Puget Sound area.
HAMS & EGGS BREAKFAST
CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS
will have "Coffee On The Repeater"
Saturday October 24th.
Please join us on the 147.040 Mhz repeater
starting at 9am.
The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club's monthly
breakfast, Hams & Eggs, usually takes place on the
Fourth Saturday of the Month
at Old Country Buffet in Federal Way.
Old Country Buffet is currently closed due to the CV19 concerns.
We will resume our monthly breakfasts once we get back to
As an alternative, we will continue with Coffee on the Repeater
as a place holder until we can resume with Hams & Eggs.
Coffee on the Repeater takes place on the same 4th Saturday
of the Month on the club's 147.040 repeater. It is a
round table net, talking about what we got going on in the radio
shack, or what we are doing to keep busy during the CV19 stay at
home order. Please feel free to join us on September 26th
at 9am on the 147.040 repeater.
Coffee on the
Saturday September 26th, 2020 at 9am
TECH NET WITH DAVE FUNK
CONTINUES VIA ZOOM
Dave Funk-WA7RSO will
continue with his Tech Net on Thursday evening
January 28th, 2021 at 7pm via Zoom meetings.
Dave was a R&D tech with the Minuteman Missile system,
worked at the Boeing Space Center in Auburn, and
supported the AWACS prototype, and an educator for many
Click on FWARC right below the club's logo in the lower
Look for the correct date for the upcoming topic.
The topic is:
Review of Series & Parallel Circuits, Especially With
Join Zoom Meeting:
URL To Be Announced.
FWARC CLUB MEETINGS
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19
Our next set of club meetings has been
scheduled for Thursday evening February 11th, 2021. We will
continue to meet at the Federal Way Public School's
Support Service Center (SSC)
The SSC is located across the street from the south end of
Celebration Park in Federal Way, and just to the east of the
Federal Way Community Center. The event is open to the
public. No ham radio license required. No club
membership required. Just an interest in amateur radio.
The club's Board of Trustees meeting starts at 6pm, and the
general membership meeting starts at 7pm. Hope to see you
there. All will be welcomed!
The Board meeting will start at 6PM, and
the General meeting at 7 PM
To be Announced
Person Club Meetings Cancelled Due To CV19
Federal Way Public Schools
Support Services Center
1211 South 332nd Street
Federal Way, WA 98003
Talk-In Freq: 147.040+ (103.5)
HAMS & HOG DOGS TUESDAY
CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS
Hams & Hot Dogs lunch continues to be a popular event each
Tuesday from 11am to Noon at the
Federal Way Costco store. Another opportunity for area
hams to get together to talk shop and feed their face.
Membership with Costco is now a requirement, but not with the FWARC.
You don't need a ham radio license to attend, just an interest
in amateur radio. If you are not a Costco member, let the
ID checkers know that you are going to the pharmacy or have an
Federal Way Costco
35100 Enchanted Parkway South
Federal Way, WA 98003
FRED MEYER COMMUNITY
REWARDS SUPPORTS FWARC
The Federal Way
Amateur Radio Club has been entered into the Fred Meyer
Community Rewards program. Now, both YOU and the FWARC can
receive FM Reward points as a result of your purchases. The
Community Rewards program is similar to the FM regular Rewards
program, but the club receives the benefits. For the FWARC to
receive points as a result of your purchases, you must link the
FWARC to your rewards card by visiting the
Community Rewards web page. Your own Rewards points or fuel
points are unaffected. Each quarter, the FWARC will receive a
percentage of $2.6M depending upon the amount of points the
FWARC receives. Please support the FWARC and link the club to
your Fred Meyer Rewards card.
FWARC TO RECEIVE "SMILES"
The FWARC and
Amazon.com are now partners in the Amazon Smile Donation
program. The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club will receive a
.5 percent donation on each of your purchases made through the
https://smile.amazon.com web site. You receive the same great
service as shopping at Amazon.com. Your Amazon.com login
and password remains the same. After logging in, please
search for & select "Federal Way Amateur Radio Club".
After that, you continue to shop online just like you would on
Amazon.com. To start your online shopping experience at
https://smile.amazon.com , please click the logo above. Thanks for
FWARC IS ON FACEBOOK
The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club is on Facebook. Join
us on Facebook and stay up-to-date with club activities while
you are network socializing.
SPECIAL CLUB MEETING
Here is a link to the
meeting minutes of
Special Meeting of May 6, 2020.
In reference to
Section 5.2.2 of the FWARC's bylaws, more than five club
members have recently requested a special club meeting to be held on
May 6th at 7pm. Due to the Coronavirus, the special
club meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing. All
club members should have received an email with a link to join
the Zoom video conference. For more details concerning
Zoom video conference, please contact Bill Shorr-KI7OOI via
FWARC Bylaws Section 5
For additional information about
the Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
Please feel free to contact the club's president
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about this web site to the club's web master
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 23415
Federal Way, WA
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All three repeaters require
a PL tone of 103.5 Hz.
Radio Club meets on
147.040 + repeater each
Sunday evening at 7:30 PM.
Feel free to check into our
442.925 + WA7DR-B
(Click here for more
on the club's repeaters.)
Sunday Nights at
The radio club meets on the air on the 147.040 - repeater for a
weekly check-in net. Feel free to join in.
2nd Thursday of the Month
The radio club holds their monthly club meetings on the second
Thursday of the month at the
Federal Way Public Schools Support Service Center. Board of Trustee's meeting
is at 6PM, and general membership meeting
starts at 7PM.
Everyone is welcome!
3rd Thursday of the Month
The Club's Emergency Communications Response Team (ECRT) meets
at 7PM at Funeral Alternative's
Share Life Center. Lots of free parking.
All are welcome to attend.
4th Saturday of the Month
Our monthly breakfast, Hams' & Eggs. Come join us for a good
breakfast, and eyeball-to-eyeball QSO's at 8:30AM at the
Country Buffet on the north side of 320th Street across from
the Commons Mall.
You guessed it, All are welcome!