Welcome to the
Federal Way Amateur
Radio Club
WA7FW
     
Club Information Serving the Community of Federal Way, Washington - U.S.A. Since 1998
 
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The Club's Next
Monthly Breakfast
"Hams & Eggs"
is scheduled for
On hiatus due to CV19


Links

 
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All club meetings are being held via Zoom video conferencing until after the Coronavirus situation is cleared up.


NEXT CLUB MEETING:  Our club meeting status is currently in limbo. 

Club Meetings:  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: Click here.

Map to the club's meeting place: Click here.


Thank You For Renewing!

John Bishop-KK7JB (Federal Way)

Joe Latos-W7FDR (Federal Way)

Jason Wilbur-N7XOG (Auburn)

Please Welcome!

Michael Brugato-KK7BMT (Federal Way)

Michael Weber-KJ7CSK (Federal Way)


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.

147.040 Mhz, plus offset, PL=103.5

 


ONLINE ECRT MEETING SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 18th, 2021

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS.
Instead, we will meet via ZOOM video conferencing. 

The FWARC's Emergency Communications Response Team (ECRT) will be having their monthly Zoom meeting at 7pm on Thursday evening November 18th.  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.
 

FWARC's Emergency Communications Response Team
Zoom Meeting starting at 7pm on 11/18/2021


Topic: FW Emcomm / ECRT Zoom Meeting
Time: Third Thursday 1900 hrs.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86221592086?pwd=TUI3eVlWWjNwcDdzZWplcmMxVktBdz09

Meeting ID: 862 2159 2086
Passcode: 2095785
One tap mobile
+12532158782,,86221592086#,,,,*2095785# US (Tacoma)

Dial by your location
253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
Meeting ID: 862 2159 2086
Passcode: 2095785
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kehOUlX55p

 

 

HAMS & EGGS BREAKFAST ALTERNATIVE ON NOVEMBER 27th @ 9AM

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

We will have "Coffee On The Repeater" Saturday June 26th.
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.  We will resume our monthly breakfasts once we get back to normal.

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 November 27th at 9am on the 147.040 repeater.

Coffee on the Repeater
Saturday October 23rd at 9am
147.040+ (PL=103.5)


FWARC CLUB MEETINGS SCHEDULED

  IN PERSON MEETINGS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19

Meetings to be held via Zoom video conferencing.
See below for details.

Our next set of club meetings has been scheduled for Thursday evening December 9th, 2021.  We will continue to meet at the Federal Way Public School's Support Service Center (SSC) throughout 2020.  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!

Zoom Conference Call Information
The Board meeting will start at 6PM, and the General meeting at 7 PM
 


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 FM 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" FROM AMAZON.COM

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 your participation.


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.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FWARC/

 


For additional information about
the Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
Please feel free to contact the club's president
via e-mail: president@fwarc.org


Please address any comments or suggestions
about this web site to the club's web master
via e-mail: webmaster@fwarc.org


 Sunday, December 5, 2021
 


Federal Way Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 23415
Federal Way, WA  98093
moreinfo(at)fwarc.org
 



Join the FWARC, or Renew Your Club Membership Here
 



Federal Way ARC
Repeaters
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147.040 +
146.760 -
442.950 +

All three repeaters require
a PL tone of 103.5 Hz.

The Radio Club meets on
the 147.040 + repeater each
Sunday evening at 7:30 PM. 
Feel free to check into our
weekly net.

FWARC D-STAR Repeaters
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1290.10- WA7FW-A
443.850+ WA7FW-B
146.840- WA7FW-C

442.925 + WA7DR-B
(Graham, WA)


(Click here for more details
on the club's repeaters.)

 


Upcoming Events


Sunday Nights at 7:30PM

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 via Zoom.  Board of Trustee's meeting is at 6PM, and general membership meeting starts at 7PM.
The Zoom URL will be posted on this front page.
Everyone is welcome!

3rd Thursday of the Month
The Club's Emergency Communications Response Team (ECRT) meets at 7PM via Zoom.  The Zoom URL will be posted on this front page.
All are welcome to attend.

4th Saturday of the Month
Our monthly breakfast, Hams' & Eggs. Due to the Covid virus, we are doing a "Coffee on the Repeater" roundtable net on the 147.040 Mhz repeater (plus offset, PL=103.5)
You guessed it, All are welcome!

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UPCOMING EVENTS
IN 2021

(Busted by COVID)