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

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  • Temperature: 51.8 °F
  • Wind: S (170°), 6.9 mph
  • Pressure: 30.09 inHg
  • Rel. Humidity: 71 %
  • Visibility: 16.1 km
  • Sunrise: 5:21am -0800
  • Sunset: 6:59pm -0800
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News

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.

The Runway Improvement Plan

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One of the key takeaways from the club survey last fall was the desire from many club members for an improved runway The board looked at number of options, including paving, special 'geotex' fabrics, and artificial turf, all of which would have been extremely pricey—on the order of $30,000. 

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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  • The field will be mowed Mondays and Thursdays
  • Club members present at these times are expected to help on an as needed basis

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