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SCARC Calendar of events

Regular Meetings

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

Vista Fire Station
273 N. West Camano Drive
Camano Island   Map


Stanwood Fire Station
8117 267th St NW,
Stanwood   Map

Jan 15
Mar 19
May 21
Jul 16
Sep 17
Nov 19


Feb 19
Apr 16
June 18
Aug 20
Oct 15

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:
2015: Jan 20 (Tuesday), Mar 16, May 18, July 20, Sept 21, Nov 16.

Cost: $15. 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!

NOTE: This class schedule has been revised!
This will be a 7 day training session as follows:
Dates: March 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, 27th 6:30 - 8:30 PM
and 9AM - 4PM on Saturday, March 28th.

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


General Class: Learn the material needed to pass the FCC Element 3 Amateur Radio License Exam! Course topics will cover FCC regulations, electronics circuits and theory, HF operations, grounding, safety and more. The training is free but there is a charge for course materials.

2015 dates to be determined but April is under consideration.

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

Amateur Radio Field Day

Location for 2015 is the Stanwood Fair Grounds located at 6431 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, WA 98292. Map

June 27-28, 2015. Amateur Radio in the field! This is one of the largest ham radio events of the year. Field Day is an emergency operations exercise. Come out and join in the fun. This event begins at 1100 AM Saturday and ends at 1100 AM Sunday and is open to the public from noon until 5 PM Saturday.
There will be an educational program at 1PM on Saturday and a Get On The Air radio station for those who would like to try Ham Radio out!
Contact: Ward Helms, W7XM. Email:

SCARC Electronics Swap Meet and Hamfest

May 9, 2015. 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

Board Meetings will be held 7:00 PM at the Stanwood Library Meeting Room, downtown Stanwood as follows:
Tues Jan 6th 2015.
The first Thursday of the month as follows:
5 Feb, 5 Mar, 2 Apr
7 May, 4 Jun, 2 Jul
6 Aug, 3 Sep, 1 Oct
The second Thursday of the month as follows:
12 Nov, 10 Dec 2015

Annual Christmas Party

Dec 17, 2015 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 Simplex Frequency 147.57 MHz

     Mailing Address:

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

Updated: Sep 19, 2015