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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!

==== 2014 =================

Apr 5, May 3, Jun 7, 2014
Testing - KC Northland, ARES
Bill Gerle, N0JJA - 816-289-6301 - n0jja@gmail.com 

Apr 12 - Severe Weather Symposium, Lawrence, KS
http://www.douglas-county.com/online_services/em/volunteering/symposium/em_symposium.aspx 
IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT LEARNING ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER, YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS SEMINAR!
Registration fee, $15.
Lunch, $7 Additional details on lunch options will be added when available.

Apr 12 - Cabin Fever Bike Ride - Manhattan KS area
http://www.wam-sag-man.org/cabinfeverchallenge.php/ 
Jim Foster, KD0NQQ - fosterium@gmail.com 

Apr 19 - Shrine Amateur Radio Club - “HAMBASH - 2014”
Chet Hallberg, K0TCB - chesterh4830@sbcglobal.net 
913 649 2752
http://www.hambash.com 

Apr 26 - The Olathe (Garmin) Marathon
Herb Fiddick hfiddick@gmail.com  (913-744-0586)
Dennis Smeltzer kc0qbu@gmail.com 

May 3 - Bates County (MO) Hamfest
Dennis Jacob, NX0IA - 660-424-0620 - NX0IA.DJ@gmail.com 
Web site:  http://www.bc-arc.com 
Flyer:  http://www.bc-arc.com/Hamfest-2014.pdf 

May 3 - Bull Creek Bike Bash, Spring Hill, KS
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - 913-963-7373 - serainey@juno.com 

May 4 - March of Dimes, “March for Babies” - Power & Light District
Varying start, 0600 to 0800; finished by Noon
Matt May, KC4WCG - matthewmay@kc.surewest.net 

May 10 - Jack and Coke Ride —-Park Hill High School
Jeff Dayton, N0UQO - jdayt@hotmail.com   - 913-268-8956

May 10 - HP3 (5K, 10K, Duathlon) - 0700 - 1030 - Heritage Park   Olathe, KS 
http://www.jcprd.com/special_events/hp_duathlon.cfm 
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - MBBelling@aol.com   - 816-363-1118

May 16-17 - Dayton Hamvention - http://www.hamvention.org 

May 25 - Lone Star Century Bike Ride
http://www.ks0jc.com/cider 
Brian Short, KC0BS - 913-638-7373 - kc0bs@arrl.net 

Jun 2-6 - Cub Scout Day Camp Help - “Cubs in Space”
Will England, KC0SKW - 913-269-6379 - wengland@gmail.com 
Chuck Pacunski, Camp Director - 913-461-5232 - cpacunski@vaxman.com 

Jun 6 & 7 - Hospital Hill Run - http://www.hospitalhillrun.com 
Joe Rollings, KD0HQG - olatheradio@yahoo.com   - 913-406-3543

+ Jun 7 & 8 - Heartland Border Walk for MS, Olathe, KS
(near 151 and S. Ridgeview)
Duane Haverty, WA0BVX - dhaverty@kc.rr.com   - 816-223-5842

Jun 8 - ADA Tour de Cure (aka Wheel to Weston)
>From Parkville, MO to Weston, MO and back
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - 913-963-9089 - serainey@juno.com 
http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR/TourdeCure/TourAdmin?pg=entry&fr_id=9385 

Jun 8 - Joel’s Ride - “Wheels for Meals”
http://beth-torah.org/social_justice/joels_ride_wheels_for_meals.aspx 
Noah Dunker, KD0NRC - ham@focushacks.com 

Jun 14 - Run the Good Race
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - 913-963-9089 - serainey@juno.com 
http://tinyurl.com/cbzbr35 

Jun 15 - Ride The Fountains Bike Ride
Brian Short, KC0BS - 913-638-7373 - kc0bs@arrl.net 

Jun 15 -Kansas City Corporate Challenge Duathlon/Triathlon   0530 - 1000.   Shawnee Mission Park  Lenexa, KS
http://www.kccorporatechallenge.com 
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - MBBelling@aol.com  - 816-363-1118

Jun 28 2014 to 2019 - World War One Centennial (begins, June 28)

Jun 28/29 ARRL Field Day

Jul 12 - 2014 Lenexa Moonlight Bike Ride
Steve Rainey, WD0DPB - 913-963-9089 - serainey@juno.com 

Jul 13 -Shawnee Mission Triathlon - 0530 - 1100. Shawnee Mission Park  Lenexa, KS
http://www.jcprd.com/special_events/smp_triathlon.cfm 
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - MBBelling@aol.com   - 816-363-1118

Jul 19 - Hamfest 2014 - Warrensburg Area Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
Doors open at 8:00am to the public - VE testing at 10 a.m.
Tables - $15 each - - Breakfast - $6 - - Tailgating - $10/space
Talk in: 146.880 - Pl 107.2
Johnson County Fair Grounds
386 Northwest 145
Warrensburg, Missouri
Ken Smith, KO9R -hamfest@waarci.org   - 660-441-0007

Jul 27 - Cider Mill Century Bike Ride
http://www.ks0jc.com/cider 
Brian Short, KC0BS - 913-638-7373 - kc0bs@arrl.net 

Aug 10 - Midwest Meltdown - Steve Lester, KD0EKS - stevekd0eks@gmail.com  - 913-390-3570
http://midwestmeltdowntriathlon.com/

Aug 17 - Jackson County Triathlon - Steve Lester, KD0EKS - stevekd0eks@gmail.com  - 913-390-3570
http://jacksoncountytriathlon.com/

+ Aug 17 - Kansas State ARRL Convention, Salina, KS
http://www.centralksarc.com 

Aug 24 - Summer Breeze Bike Ride
Herb Fiddick, NZ0F - hfiddick@gmail.com  - 913-744-0586

Sep 1 - Bike for the Brain Ride - http://www.ks0jc.com/b4brain 

Sep 13 - Santa Fe Trail Amateur Radio Club Hamfest
Johnson County Fairgrounds, Gardner, KS

Sep 13 - Olathe Medical Center Triathlon 0600 - 1100   Kill Creek Park   Olathe, KS
http://www.jcprd.com/special_events/omc_triathlon.cfm 
Mike Bellinger, K0UAA - MBBelling@aol.com  - 816-363-1118

Sep 13-14, 2014 MS-Ride
Herb Fiddick, NZ0F - hfiddick@gmail.com  - 913-744-0586

Sep 21 - Bikers for Babies
http://www.bikersforbabieskc.org/aboutride 
Matt May, KC4WCG - 913-384-6549 - matthewmay@kc.rr.com 

Oct 31 - Scare-It, Hallowe’en, 2014
Robert L. Nitsch, W0OES - robert@w0oes.us 


========== 2015 ============

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