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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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Jan 10 through Feb 28 - CW Class (9:00-10:15), Faith Technologies, 11086 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215 -
Jim Andera, K0NK - 913-375-6486 - k0nk@arrl.net 

Feb 7 - Mine Creek Winterfest, LaCygne, KS
Ron Cowan, KB0DTI, W0EBB@juno.com 

Feb 21 - Mid-America Antique Radio Club, Swap Meet
8 a.m. ’til ?????
https://sites.google.com/site/midamericaantiqueradioclub 

March 7 - 2015 Severe Weather Symposium
KU Memorial Union, Lawrence, KS
http://douglascountyks.org/severe-weather-symposium/join-us 

Apr 10-11, 2015 - Ozarkcon - Branson, MO - QRP conference
Stone Castle Hotel - http://www.ozarkcon.com 

Apr 11 - 2015 MS-Walk (at Sporting Park, KCK, as before)
Herb Fiddick, NZ0F - hfiddick@gmail.com  - 913-744-0586

Apr 18 - Shrine Ham Bash - Kansas City, MO
Chet Hallberg, K0TCB - 913-649-2752 - chesterh4830@sbcglobal.net 
Advance tickets - Dave Hinkley, KA0SOG, pudding.boy@sbcglobal.net 
Tables and Information - Dave Michael, WA0NXD,                                                                                          hfiddick@gmail.com  - 913-744-0586
Dennis Smeltzer, KC0QBU - kc0qbu@gmail.com 
http://ozrun.org 

May 2 - Bull Creek Bike Bash, Springhill, KS
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - serainey@juno.com  - (913) 829-6438

May 2 - Bates County ARES/Area Amateur Radio Club Hamfest
Geoffrey Sensel, KD0HAR - gsensel2006@gmail.com 
http://bc-arc.com/Hamfest-2015.pdf 
 - http://bc-arc.com 

May 9 - Jack and Coke Bike Ride
Jeff Dayton, N0UQO - 913-268-8956 - jdayt@hotmail.com 
http://www.jackandcokebikeride.org/jackandcoke-we_002.htm 

May 31 - Lonestar Century (Lonestar Lake, Lawrence)
Brian Short, KC0BS -  kc0bs@arrl.net  - 913-638-7373

Jun 5-6 - 42nd annual Hospital Hill Run -
http://www.hospitalhillrun.com 
Catfishjoe Rollings - olatheradio@ykahoo.com 

Jun 7 - Tour de Cure - Wheel to Weston
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - wd0dpb@gmail.com  - (913) 829-6438

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 

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

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

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 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 

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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
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