Current Events

Ham Radio Exam

June 6th, 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, May 28th

Join us for our monthly meeting Thursday May 28th at 7:15 PM. 
Location TBD.

ARRL Field Day 2019
El Dorado County Amateur Radio Club


Everyone is welcome to attend Field Day, Hams and non-Hams.  Come up to the site and check out what is going on and even operate at one of the stations.  You can stay for the day or camp overnight.

If you plan on bringing your own equipment, Dave, K6TQ has a signup list for each band and mode (80M, 40M, 20M, 15M, VHF, Phone, CW, Digital) please contact Dave if you are bringing equipment.  A complete station would be transciver, power supply, antenna and computer for logging.   We will use N1MM logger this year, download

.June 22-23, 2019
(1800 UTC Saturday and ending at 2100 UTC Sunday)
Coordinator: Dave, K6TQ
Location: N38° 40'05.20", W120° 17'32.97"
Elevation 6600' on Mormon Emigrant Trail.
The Field Day Site is approximately 23 miles from Pollock Pines.
From HWY 50 take Sly Park Road south.
Turn left on Mormon Emigrant Trail (AKA County Road 16 or NF Road 5).
Then drive approximately 17.3 miles straight to the site. Look for our signs.

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Potluck Dinner: Please bring a dish to share (baked potatoes will be provided)

Signup for your side dish
(Plates and eating utensils will be provided)
Bring your own drinks.
Bring a chair.
The Field Day site is not an improved campsite; no water.
There is room for tents, trailers, RV’s, etc. for overnight camping.
A porta-potty and hand wash station will be on site.

Insect repellent and sun screen are recommended

You must have a campfire permit to use a stove, lantern, charcoal barbeque, or wood campfire outside of a developed campground or recreation area. The permit is your agreement to follow the campfire restrictions and regulations in effect .

Dinner will be at 5pm on Saturday the 22nd, RSVP for dinner to TBD