Keep up to date with our club's news and events.

Recent and upcoming events

2022 Christmas Party information

The Christmas luncheon was held on Saturday December 10th at the Black Bear Diner in Newberg. We had a good turnout. There was lots of good food and conversation along with a gift exchange. We thank Millie, W7MIP, for providing place setting treat bags.

2022 Spruce Goose 75th Anniversary Special Event Station

The McMinnville Amateur Radio Club, in conjunction with the Hughes Amateur Radio Club, held Special Event Stations to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the the first flight of the Hughes Aircraft Company's prototype Hercules H-4 Flying Boat, commonly known as the Spruce Goose.

The Amateur Radio Clubs from both locations operated special event stations Oct 29th through Nov 5th. The McMinnville Amateur Radio Clubs call sign was W7RXJ and the Hughes Amateur Radio Clubs call sign was W6HA.

More Detailed Information

2020 and 2021

Events were limited due to Covid-19

2019 End of Summer Picnic

Our end of summer picnic this year had a great turn out with 40+ members joining us. We had burgers, hot dogs with everyone bringing various side dishes of their own for the potluck portion.


Public Newsletters are limited

*Newsletters are sent to members via e-mail

Photos and Videos

2019 Field Day


The new C4FM Repeater has been received. We're hoping to get it installed soon.

If you currently use the MARC repeater but are not a member we encourage you to be a part of the club. We would also appreciate donations to help with maintenance and equipment upgrades.

Monthly Board Meetings

The board meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 pm. Meetings are held via internet video link. If members wish to attend, please contact a board member for the internet video link information.

Monthly General Meetings

Monthly Meeting Update - Jan 27, 2023


In order to keep the same location for our meeting, we have changed the meeting from the second Thursday of each month to the first Thursday of each month.

We now hold hybrid club meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm at the Yamhill County Auditorium, 2050 NE Lafayette Ave., McMinnville, Oregon.

Internet video links are sent via email to members a few days prior to the meetings. Those links are generally also shown in the monthly newsletter.


Our repeater is on 146.640 - 100 hz pl tone

Monday Check-in Net

This weekly checkin/information net is each Monday at 7:00 pm and everyone is welcome to check in.

Topics may Include, but are not limited to:

  • Club announcements
  • Q and A
  • Items of Interest
  • Trivia, Ham radio or otherwise

Ham Radio Topics Net

This weekly net is each Wednesday at 7:00 pm and everyone is welcome to check in.

Topics for this net are anything Ham Radio related such as:

  • General Q&A
  • Technical questions
  • Sharing a recent contact
  • Sharing info about equipment