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

July 13th, 2019 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 Club Meeting Thursday, [...]

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

ARRL Field Day is June 22-23

We plan on using the normal location along the Mormon Emigrant Trail.

More information at the May club meeting.

At the February meeting our featured speaker was Steve Dyer, W1SRD who was a 2018 Ducie Island DX Expedition team member.   Steve showed many pictures of the operation and explanied the difficulties involved.  He also showed us some examples of bad DX pileup operating. There were quite a few questions and everone enjoyed the lecture.  Steve said he is ready for the next DX Expedition. 

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Jordan, W6CJ showed off his dummy load project (sorry the picutre did not come out)

Phill, KK6YYD showed of his personal shelter used for SOTA operations when the weather gets bad

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Colton, WD6CWM showed us his new portable antenna from MFJ that needed a few adjustmets.

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