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Calendar and News for March 2023. 

                                                             Seven Nights a week

                            7PM ET on the 146.790 repeater and Echolink Node 79190.                                                                   The Lone Ranger Wellness Net.                                                                         In case of a repeater malfunction, the alternate repeater will be the                                 146.610 repeater with a tone of 107.2 and Echolink node 859388.


Sun. Nights

7:30PM ET to 8PM on the 144.920, 442.650 and the 224.560 repeaters 
The ARRL Weekly News Podcast

8PM ET to 9:30PM  on the 146.790 repeater and Echolink Node 79190 
The Sunday Night Net.


   Mon. Nights 

7PM ET to 8PM  on the 145.350 repeater. 
The Tri-State ARC Net

8 PM ET to 9PM on the 145.350 and the 224.560 repeaters plus Echolink Node 9058. 
The TAG YL Net

                                                     9PM ET +/- on 28.375 USB.                                                        The Bradley County 10-meter net.


Tues. Nights 

7:30PM ET to 8:30PM on the 145.350 repeater.
The NW Georgia ARES Net. 
Check the Tri State ARC website for further info.


                                                    8PM ET on the 146.610 repeater.                                                      The TAG  SKYWARN Training Net


        Weds. Nights     

7:30PM ET to 9PM via Southeast Link by using any of the D-Star, DMR, C4FM / Fusion / Wires-X, Allstar or Echolink nodes.
The TAG Multi Mode Digital Net 


        Thurs. Nights

8PM ET  on the 146.790 repeater and Echolink 79190. 
The Hamilton County ARES Net.  
Please note that on the first Thursday of the month the Net starts at 8:30PM ET.
More info on their website at:      


7PM ET March 2nd

                                                The CARC Monthly meeting.                                                    Note that FCC testing begins at 5:45PM ET.
Please note the new location for the CARC monthly meeting.
The new location:
Hixson United Methodist Church
5301 Old Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN 37343
Check their website for more information:


   7PM ET  March 9th

            The Tri State Radio Club monthly meeting.  

Covenant Life Worship Center, 7001 LaFayette Rd, Chickamauga, GA 30707.

                                Our Pre-Meeting Eating Meeting starts around 4:45PM, License exams are scheduled to start at at 6pm and the club meeting will start at 7PM                       For more info:

                                                                       Fri. Nights 

                                                              7:30 PM  ET Weekly                                                                                                                         The Amateur Radio Newline                                                          Is carried weekly on the N4LMC 144.920, 146.640, 224.560, W4GTA 145.350 & the N4BZJ 147.135 Repeater systems.


Sat. Nights  

      March 24th 6PM ET at the Union Springs Baptist Church,5911 Levi Road
Chattanooga, TN 37415 at the intersection of Browntown Rd and Levi Rd, 
       The Sunday Night Net VE test session
==========================================================  Contests

             A full list of contests being held in March. can be seen at:
WA7BNM Contest Calendar: 5-Week Calendar

================================================================= Hamfests for March.

BirmingHamfest, ARRL Alabama Section Convention


Start Date: 03/03/2023
End Date: 03/04/2023
Location: Trussville Civic Center
5381 Trussville Clay Rd.
Trussville, AL 35173
Sponsor: Birmingham Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 146.880 (-600) PL 88.5
Public Contact: August Treubig , AG5AT
6799 Advent Cir. Trussville, AL 35173
Phone: 205-902-3320


Cave City Hamfest


Start Date: 03/04/2023
End Date: 03/04/2023
Location: Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.
Cave City , KY 42127
Sponsor: Mammoth Cave ARC
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.94
Public Contact: Larry Brumett , KN4IV
108 Withers St. Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: 270-651-2363


MTARS Tullahoma Hamfest 2023


Start Date: 03/11/2023
End Date: 03/11/2023
Location: First Methodist Church
208 West Lauderdale St.
Tullahoma, TN 37388
Sponsor: Middle Tennessee Amateur Radio Society
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.700 -600 offset, PL Tone 114.8
Public Contact: Larry Cagle , K4WLO
100 Urban Farms Ln. Manchester, TN 37355
Phone: 251-680-3520


Charleston Area Hamfest, ARRL West Virginia Section Convention


Start Date: 03/18/2023
End Date: 03/18/2023
Location: Beni Kedem Temple
100 Quarrier St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Sponsor: Charleston Area Hamfest & Computer Show, Inc
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 145.35 91.5
Public Contact: Randy Damron , N8XEA
1 Damron Place Charleston, WV 25302
Phone: 304-444-3034


Sevier County Hamfest


Start Date: 03/18/2023
End Date: 03/18/2023
Location: Sevier County Fairgrounds & Exhibit Hall
754 Old Knoxville Hwy
Sevierville, TN 37862
Sponsor: Sevier County Amateur Radio Society
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.940 No Tone
Public Contact: Richard Sawaya , N4JTQ
2005 Spence Mountain Loop Sevierville, TN 37876
Phone: 606-207-7349


DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club Swap Meet


Start Date: 03/25/2023
End Date: 03/25/2023
Location: DeKalb County VFW Post 3128 (Fair Grounds)
151 18th St.
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Sponsor: DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.27 +0.6 MHz 100Hz
Public Contact: Carlton Floyd , W4CTK
2364 County Rd. 502 Fort Payne, AL 35968
Phone: 256-630-4639


 SKYWARN SPOTTER online cerification class and test. 

NWS Morristown TN is offering online SKYWARN Certification classes and tests. If you wish to become a certified SKYWARN Spotter or need to renew your certificate here's a great opportunity to do so. Click on link to go to the site.



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