About MAR/C

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The Marymoor Radio Control Club (MAR/C) promotes the hobby/sport of radio controlled model airplane flying.  MAR/C manages and maintains the model airfield in Marymoor Park in accordance with a Use Agreement with King County Parks Division.  Flight training and special events are held at the model airfield during the summer.  Monthly Club meetings are held to socialize and share information about the hobby.  Membership in MAR/C is approximately 300 members.

  

Weather

Redmond, WA

Scattered clouds
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  • Temperature: 50 °F, feels like 47.2 °F
  • Wind: SSE (160°), 6.9 mph
  • Pressure: 29.89 inHg
  • Rel. Humidity: 71 %
  • Visibility: 16.1 km
  • Sunrise: 5:04am -0800
  • Sunset: 7:11pm -0800
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News

Long time member Walt Morgan has passed away

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Walt Morgan, who was a long time active member of MAR/C, died on April 7th, at the age of 93.  No services were held.

Walt was born in Spokane, and had a 28 year career at Boeing until retirement in 1983.  In his spare time, he loved playing drums in many dance bands around this area. 

MAR/C Sport Scale Contest (and BBQ), July 19th, 9am-4pm

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   MARC SPORT SCALE CONTEST

  1. This event will be open to all scale model aircraft wether ARF or Home Built. 
  2. Power can be electric, glow, or gas.
  3. Models will be static judged from 20 ft.
  4. All models will fly a series of maneuvers and will be judged according to how the full scale aircraft would have performed said maneuvers.
  5. All aircraft must pass scale judging with at least 1 point in order to compete.

STATIC JUDGING PROCEDURE

ADA parking improvements - park wide

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Starting January 21, NW Asphalt and Parks will be making ADA parking improvements in multiple parking lots around Marymoor park.  Parking Lots include:  R/C lot, Lot B, Community Garden and both off-leash area parking lots (Lot D and G).  The crews will make every effort to keep the lots open in some way, to allow use of the adjacent spaces; however, there may be intermittent closures to allow safe and efficient use of large equipment.  The project will take 5-7 da

24/7 Frequency Monitoring and Recording Now Installed at the Field

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Thanks to the unstinting efforts of several club members, we now have the capability to continuously monitor the radio spectrum at the field, to determine whether there are environmental or malicious attempts to interfere with our legitimate use of the 2.4 GHz band. The park is still working on making a permanent power connection for this effort, so that's why you will see an extension cord going from the power panel into the large shed vent in the interim.

Election Report

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The following three club members have been elected to the MAR/C Board of Directors to serve a three-year term, 2014 - 2016.  Welcome back Mike Powell.  Welcome aboard Don Gagne and Mike Ragsdale.

Upcoming Events

04/24/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
05/15/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
06/14/2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
06/19/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Field Announcements

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  • Spring cleanup will be May 3rd, 9am-2pm. Volunteers asked to come out and help.
  • Field will be closed May 5th for rolling from 9am-4pm. We need some strong folks to help out with the rolling as well.
  • The field is mowed Mondays and Thursdays at 10am. On Mondays the pits are mowed as well. Usually takes one hour. Club members present at these times are expected to help on an as needed basis

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