Updated 11/15/2017
All meetings, unless otherwise announced, occur at the Alto Clubhouse (directions below) MARS Alto Clubhouse
27 Shell Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941


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Weekly Informal Meetings (“Bible Class”)
Most Sundays
  (Some holidays, no one comes down.)
9am – 12pm (or so)
This Sunday-morning get together has been smilingly dubbed “Bible Class” because of it’s weekly time slot. These meetings are a great way to introduce yourself, meet local hams and find out more about Amateur Radio. All are welcome! The group meets almost every Sunday morning at the Alto Clubhouse. If a holiday falls on Sunday, no one may come down to open up the clubhouse.  Net members: Do not forget to check in to the Sunday Morning Nets. The CW practice group meets Sundays at 10:00am.  There is a group that meets Sunday mornings, who repair equipment. Rig Repair Sunday


The HF Sunday Morning Net is scheduled at 09:00 am on 3.915 MHz (3915 KHz), and the VHF Sunday Morning Net is scheduled at 10:15 am on 146.700 MHz. See: Nets for more information.

General Membership Meetings
First Friday of every Month (Except the first Fridays in July and December, and please check the date if the first Friday occurs on a holiday). Meeting begins at 7:30pm.  We usually gather around 7:00 for food. Please RSVP to: if you plan to attend for dinner, so we have enough food.  Remember to feed the dinner kitty (donation optional).   
[The July meeting usually occurs near Independence Day (July 04 Holiday), and may be cancelled. NO meeting on July 07, 2017 ] [We normally substitute our Holiday Party date for the December meeting date.] [If the meeting date occurs on a holiday, the meeting may be rescheduled.]  Check: Next Meeting Date for the next meeting date.

See: Guest Speaker Schedule for our guest speaker programs.
Meeting length varies depending on the program, but usually finishes around 9pm.  Guests are welcome to attend.  Members are encouraged to attend.

Annual Meeting

The scheduled November General Membership Meeting is designated as the Annual Meeting in the By-Laws.  Nominations for the Board of Directors by the Election Committee are announced. Board of Directors nominations from the membership are accepted. Members vote for Directors by online balloting. Anything that requires a vote by the membership, will be explained. If there is not a quorum of members present at the Annual meeting, members vote by online or mailed balloting.  Members are encouraged to attend.  Check: Next Meeting Date

Holiday Party
We normally substitute the Holiday (Christmas) Party for our December General Membership Meeting. Annual Club Awards are announced. Date/day of the week/time may vary from the normal meeting time. We usually have a dinner and have a door prize drawing. There is fee for attending the party to help cover the dinner and prize costs. Paid members and guests are welcome to attend. (Anyone who wants attend can reserve a place by paying the fee, until all seats are filled.) Please RSVP to: You may pay online for the Holiday Party at: Christmas Dinner. Details are posted in our News section of our website, as they become available.  Check for the: Next Meeting Date. Holiday Party Flier : 2017 Christmas Party

Board of Directors Meeting
2nd Thursday of every Month, according to the By-Laws, unless cancelled or changed by the Board. Check: Next Meeting Date
Meetings are called to order at 7:30pm.
Meetings may last 60 minutes or longer depending on the agenda.  Members are welcome to attend. If Board determines that a closed session is merited (infrequently), non-Board members will be asked to leave.

Special Committee Meetings
Check: Our Calendar Page for dates and locations.
Normally held at the Clubhouse. All meetings, unless otherwise announced, are open to members.

Directions to the Clubhouse  
The clubhouse is reached by taking the E. Blithedale exit to Mill Valley from Highway 101. Drive west toward Mill Valley only one block to the intersection of Tower Road.
Turn right on Tower, then jog right on Meadow to Shell. Turn left on Shell and look for an old firehouse on the left at 27 Shell Road.

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