Who We Are
Established in 2018, the purpose of the Fox Island Amateur Radio Club(FIARC) is to further the exchange of information and cooperation among members, and to promote radio knowledge, community, and individual operating efficiency. The main objective of FIARC is to support and be part of the Fox Island Community and Recreational Association (FICRA) Building Trust in its Emergency Preparedness Program on Fox Island, WA. The club is made up of a variety of members with licenses ranging from 1957 to 2020 – we welcome all HAMs and future HAMs!
Emergency Preparedness Net
Sundays at 7pm PST, 146.540Mhz and 440.575 Mhz repeater.
4th Saturday (Usually)
10am-11am at the NCC
930am – Social time
The Radio Club operates WA7FI from the Emergency Operations Center at the Nichols Community Center. The Club also has a GoKit for field operations in an emergency and participates in ARES and other area emergency drills. In an emergency, HAMs will staff our EOC, relay messages to agencies, support Fire and Police, and facilitate Island emergency response.
Fox Island Repeater
The repeater operates at 440.575 output, and 445.575 input with a pL tone of 173.8Hz. The call sign of the repeater is WA7FI, and will ID every 10 minutes in Morse Code.