Forty four members and visitors were in attendance at the February meeting. After introductions and a few updates from the board the meeting began with Chris, W7JPG leading a discussion on the mentoring/Elmer program. He collected information from the meeting attendees about topics they could mentor and topics they would like assistance with. Chris will build a list of mentors and their proficient topics to be available on the groups.io site. We also attempted a QSO with the VP8PJ dxpedition via remote station. We had internet difficulties and were not able to complete the contact.
We had a huge turnout at the Januray meeting, 41+ in attendance. A few new prospective members and visitors from local Fire Safe Councils were in attendance. Dave, K6TQ was our main speaker. Dave gave a presentation about his journey to get a tower installed at his home. We also wished safe travels to Steve, W1SRD and his team for their DX expedition to South Okney Island.
Discovery of Gold in California Special Event Station
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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