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SCARC Calendar of events

Regular Meetings

Time:   7:00 PM.   On the 3rd Thursday of each month as follows:

2014: Jan 16, Mar 20, May 15, July 17, Sept 18, Nov 20:   Vista Fire Station, 273 N. West Camano Drive, Camano Island   Map
2014: Feb 20, Apr 17, June 19, Aug 21, Oct 16   Stanwood Fire Station, 8117 267th St NW, Stanwood   Map

Guests are welcome anytime. 

Amateur Radio Examinations

Snohomish County PUD building, 9124 271st St N.W., Stanwood.   Map

Time: 7:00 PM. On Mondays as follows:
2014: Jan 20, Mar 17, May 19, July 21, Sept 15, Nov 17.

Cost: $15. Contact: Tom Gracey, W7TG at 360-618-2849. Email:
Remember to bring copies of your current License and CSCE's
For additional information, please see our Exams page.

Amateur Radio Education

Technician Class: Learn the material needed to pass the FCC Element 2 Amateur Radio License Exam!
This course will cover basic regulations, operating practices and electronics theory, with a focus on VHF and UHF applications.
Morse code is not required!

Dates: To be determined.

Location: Stanwood Public Library Meeting Room - 9701 271st St Nw, Stanwood, WA. Map
Contact: Fred Laun at


General Class runs 7 weeks, one session per week. The training is free but there is a charge for course materials. Date to be determined.

Location: Stanwood United Methodist Church, corner of 102nd Dr & 271st St NW, Stanwood.

Contact: John Lanier, KC7GFL. Email: 360-435-2359
Alternate: John Keefe, W7PCK 360-629-9234

Amateur Radio Field Day

Location for 2014 is the Stanwood Fair Grounds. Map

June 28-29, 2014. Amateur Radio in the field! This is one of the largest ham radio events of the year. Field Day is not a contest: just a great way to get together, get on the air and work as a team. Come out and join in the fun. This event begins at 1800 UTC Saturday and ends at 2100 UTC Sunday.
Contact: Don Jones, KO7I, 425-330-6496 Email:

SCARC Electronics Swap Meet and Hamfest

May 10, 2014. Stanwood Middle School, 9405 271st St NW, Stanwood. Map

Open from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. More details on this page

SCARC Board Meeting

Location: Shop building behind Gilbertson Funeral Home, 8715 270th St NW, Stanwood. Map

First Thurs each Month (except Jan). 7:00 PM

Annual Christmas Party

Dec 18, 2014 Thursday

In place of our Club's Regular Meeting each December, we host our annual Christmas party. This year's party will again be held at Stanwood United Methodist Church, located at the corner of 102nd Dr and 271st NW, Stanwood, WA. 98292.
Festivities should begin around 6:00 PM. The party is open to all SCARC members, families and guests. Bring them all! Visiting Amateur Radio Operators are also invited, as well as any ARRL Officials, and BEARON's Members.

This is a POTLUCK EVENT with no restrictions on what you should contribute. Whatever dish or dessert is your favorite will be welcome!

SCARC will supply several hams as the main dish as well as the Christmas Punch, coffee and tea.

Activities during the evening will likely include the following:

- Special W7PIG slide/video presentation
- Doorprize Drawings
- Live Music

This is always a fun event and we hope everyone will attend.

Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable donation for the food bank.

SCARC requests attendees to RSVP. Please include the number of guests which you plan to bring. Contact us at with your RSVP or for more information. We hope to see you there!


For information on other events in the area, please see this events calendar. Thanks to N7CFO.

Stanwood - Camano Amateur Radio Club

Repeater Freq: 147.36 MHz  +600    PL 127.3  W7PIG

Local Net and Talk-In Frequency 147.57 MHz

     Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 941
Stanwood, WA 98292
Website contact: Lee K7IOC  

Updated: Oct 16, 2014