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W5YI Testing:   4th Sat each month at 9AM
Pre-registration requested,walk-ins welcome Mid-continent Library - Blue Springs Branch 850 NW Hunter DR.
Blue Springs MO.
Contact: Jim Arnold, N0SAK - (816)229-3209 - arnold-j@swbell.net 
Contact: Norma Libby, W0KC - (816)353-8408 - normalibby@sbcglobal.net 
PLEASE CONTACT NORMA OR JIM TO CONFIRM THAT THIS SCHEDULE HAS NOT CHANGED!

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W5YI Testing: Second Saturday of each month 9:00 AM Independence EOC 950 N Spring street, across from the Truman Library at the back of Fire Station #1 Independence, MO
Contact: Norma Libby, W0KC - (816)353-8408 - normalibby@sbcglobal.net  
PLEASE CONTACT NORMA TO CONFIRM THAT THIS SCHEDULE HAS NOT CHANGED!

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VE Testing - Raytown Amateur Radio Club
Third Tuesday of each month
7:00 PM Community of Christ 63rd and Manning (across from Blue Ridge School)
Contact: Steve Lufcy, K0OU - 816-353-6705 - k0ou@comcast.net 
Contact: Norma Libby, W0KC - 816-353-8408 - cell:  816-536-0469 normalibby@sbcglobal.net  
PLEASE CONTACT NORMA OR STEVE TO CONFIRM THAT THIS SCHEDULE HAS NOT CHANGED!

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Jun 12/13 - Ham-Com - Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX
http://www.hamcom.org 

Jun 13 - Independence MO - Emergency Preparedness Festival
LDS Stake Center, 705 W. Walnut, Independence, MO
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! - Many workshops
http://indepstakeemprep.wix.com/epfestival 
Tom Wheeler, AC0SK - twheeler64@gmail.com 

Jun 13 - Remote Operation in St. Joseph, MO
Bill Coverdell, WD0BC - wd0bc@yahoo.com  - 816-233-3698

Jun 14 - Ride The Fountains Bike Ride - (Country Club Plaza, KCMO)
6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Brian Short, KC0BS - 913-638-7373   - kc0bs@arrl.net 

Jun 21 - Kansas City Corporate Challenge, Du/triatholn
Shawnee Mission Park - 5:30 a.m.
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - 816-363-1118 - mbbelling@aol.com 

Jul 12 - Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon
Shawnee Mission Park - 5:30 a.m.
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - 816-363-1118 - mbbelling@aol.com 

Jul 18 - Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride - starts 10 p.m.
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - wd0dpb@gmail.com  - (913) 829-6438

Jul 18 - Warrensburg Hamvention
        http://www.waarci.org/hamfest.htm 

Jul 19 - Zerobeaters Amateur Radio Club - HAMFEST
http://www.zerobeaters.org   click on “Hamfest” for bulletin.

July 26 - Cider Mill Ride (Louisburg)
Brian Short, KC0BS -  kc0bs@arrl.net  - 913-638-7373

Aug 2 - Sunflower to Roses Bike Tour -
http://www.sunflowerstoroses.org 
Steve Lester, KD0EKS - 913-390-3570 - Stevekd0eks@gmail.com 

Aug 16 - Jackson County Triathlon (Longview Lake)
Steve Lester, KDØEKS - 913-390-3570 - Stevekd0eks@gmail.com 

Aug 16 - Central Kansas Amateur Radio Club - Salina Hamfest
Tom Blackshere, N0MOK - 785-452-1873 - salinahamfest@cox.net 
See: http://www.centralksarc.com 

Aug 21-22 - Joplin Hamvention

Aug 23 - Summer Breeze Bike Ride (Longview Lake to Drexel)
Herb Fiddick NZ0F - hfiddick@gmail  - 913-744-0586

Sep 7 (Labor Day) - Bike for the Brain (Shawnee/Downtown KC)
Brian Short, KC0BS - kc0bs@arrl.net  - 913-638-7373

Sep 12/13 - 2015 Hawk 100 - 100 mile running around Clinton Lake
contact not chosen yet

Sep 12 - Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon
Kill Creek Park, Olathe, KS
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - 816-363-1118 - mbbelling@aol.com 

Sep 20 - Bikers for Babies
http://www.bikersforbabieskc.org/aboutride 
Matt May, KC4WCG - 913-384-6549 - matthewmay@kc.surewest.net 

Sep 19/20 - MS-RIDE (Olathe to Lawrence and back)
Herb Fiddick, NZ0F - 913-744-0586) - hfiddick@gmail.com 

Sep 26 - American Royal Parade
http://www.americanroyal.com/events/2015/parade 
Scott Durham, KC0QIL - 913-217-8477 - kc0qil@gmail.com 

Oct 8 - Joel’s Ride
http://www.beth-torah.org/social_justice/joels_ride_wheels_for_meals.aspx 
Noah Dunker, KD0NRC ~~ ham@focushacks.com 

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Northland ARES PSK net on Sunday evenings
8:00 pm on 145.750 fm! 1000 hz on the waterfall.
Everyone is is welcome to participate.

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Another good site for regional events:
http://www.qsl.net/evarc/news.html#Hamfests

And for the KC Metro Ham Radio Information Page see:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KansasCityMetroHamRadioInfoPage/


For the National Weather Service web site:  http://www.crh.noaa.gov/eax/

For weather spotter training sessions schedule:
Kansas City Area: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/eax/Spotter2ØØ5.htm

For vintage Heathkit information:
http://www.vintage-radio.info/heathkit/index.htm 

FCC Rules and Regulations:
http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/regulations/news/part97/ 
http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=service_home&id=amateur 

Fascinating web site for mobile operation:
http://www.k0bg.com/ 

For Kansas and Missouri repeaters:
http://www.ksrepeater.com 
http://www.missourirepeater.org 

For local repeater information:
http://kcHamRadio.com 


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7862 Howe Circle
Shawnee Mission, KS 662Ø8-426Ø
Tel/FAX:  913-341-3Ø68
Email address:  lstaples@kc.rr.com 
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