Current Events

Ham Radio Exam

January 8th, 2022 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, November [...]

Join us for our monthly meeting Thursday November  18th at 6:00 PM.

** The meeting will not be at the Federated Church in Placerville! **

W6QA QTH.  address is 2453 Carson Road Placerville, CA

Hooray,  the club was able to hold an in person meeting and we had a good turnout for our October 28th meeting.   Tony W6QA and Kim were outstanding hosts, and the apple pie was enjoyed by everyone.  We hope the Zoom viewers enjoyed the meeting as well.  Dave W6TQ, showed off his project for receiving aircraft messages and satellite calls.   Steve W1SRD shared his story about the VP8PJ DXpedtion to South Orkney Island. 

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Our September meeting will  have participants from the Caldor fire Animal Rescue effort sharing their stories and experiences with the group.  The meeting will be held via Zoom at 7:00pm on September 23rd.  The Zoom link is sent to groups.io members.

Link to Doris's K0BEE, presentation of her Caldor volunteer experience.  K0BEE Presentation mp4.

 

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We are saddened to report the passing of Phil Mosbacher KK6YYD. Phil became a SK on June 11.   Phil was an active member and board representative for the El Dorado County ARC.   Phil participated in the SOTA program and was avid outdoorsman.   He will be missed in the local and amateur radio community.

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2021 FieldDay Logo web

ARRL Field Day is Saturday, June 26th at 11am to Sunday, June 27th 11am.  Eveyone is welcome to vist our club Field Day site.  If you would like learn something about Amatuer Radio, this is the event to be at.

Tony, W6QA has graciously offered to host the AG6AU stations from his home QTH. His address is 2453 Carson Road
Placerville, CA and is called Windmiller Farms (look for the windmill) Its located on Carson road between Abel's Apple Acres and Goldbud Farm. Parking will be in front of the barn at the front of property.

More Field Day information http://www.arrl.org/field-day

 

For club members the sign-up sheet for station operations is located on the groups.io site