Welcome to the home the El Dorado County Amateur Radio Club.

We are here to promote the Amateur Radio hobby and provide community support in El Dorado County California.


 

Current Events

Ham Radio Exam

March 14th, 2020 at 9:00am
Held at the American Legion Post 119
4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville CA 95667
Testing Fees $14.00
Contact Ken Vogele, W6KWV at 530-642-9523

Next Meeting Thur, Jan 23rd

Join us for our monthly meeting Thursday January 23rd at 7:15 PM. 

2020 Membership payment is due

Please pay your 2020 Membership by using PayPal on the Membership page or by check at the next meeting.

AG6AU Special Event

AG6AU Discover of Gold Special Event Station
Jan. 25 and 26, 9am -5pm
Coloma, Gold Discovery Park
Sawmill parking lot.

The annual EDCARC Gold Discovery Special Event Station
 
Location - Coloma State Park - Main parking lot off of Highway 49.  Look for the ARES trailer
 
Date - Jan. 25 Saturday and Jan. 26 Sunday
 
Time - Roughly 9 AM to 5 PM (PST) each day
 
QSL Info from QST

01/25/2020 | Discovery of Gold in California Special Event Station

Jan 25-Jan 26, 1400Z-2330Z, AG6AU, Coloma, CA. El Dorado County ARC. 21.348 14.248 7.248.

 

 

QSL. El Dorado County ARC, PO Box 451, Placerville, CA 95667

We had our annual club holiday dinner on Sunday, January 19th at Federated Church in Placerville. About fifty of the club members were able to attend the meal catered by Back 40 Texas BBQ.  We shared some desserts and had lots of good conversation and some lucy people went home with some prizes.  Thank you to all who attended.  

 

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On Saturday, November 23rd the club met to decorate a Christmas Tree to be displayed along Highway 50 in Placerville.  Each holiday season about 70 trees are decorated by clubs and individuals and are placed along the highway in Hangtown.  Our club's tree is in spot #10 counting up from the "Old Hangtown" sign as you enter Placerville from the West.  At night it should be blinking AG6AU in Morse code, thanks to Stefan AF6SA.  Also thanks to all the club members who came out to help decorate the tree.  The tree is decorated with silver and gold ribbon and bows and QSL cards from Bob W1RH and club patches. 

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We had a big turnout for our last meeting of the year and PG&E even kept the lights on for us.  During the meeting the club elected its leadership team for the 2020 year.

President - Bob Hess W1RH
Vice President - Chris Kepus W7JPG
Secretary - Susan Keale KM6NFP
Treasurer - Nancy Harmor KG6PNP
Board Members
Jay Harmor KE6GLA
Dave Sanders K6TQ
Jordan Heichman WC6J
Phil Mosbacher KK6YYD
Sue Mosbacher KM6ILP
Michael Picco K6MLE
Justin Tabatchnick KB2ZVD

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Tony, KM6LNP showed off a home made field strength meter and Bob, W1RH demonstrated a tool for transmitter hunting.

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Jordan,WC6J gave a presentation about his homemade electric bike.  Bob, W1RH showed some pictures from the new World Trade Center commercial transmitter site.