Current Events

Amateur Radio Testing

Next Sesssion July 9th 9:00AM
American Legion Post 119
4561 Greenstone Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
Fees $14
Contact Ken, W6KWV 530-642-9523

Next Club Meeting

In person meeting
Tuesday, June 21st at 7:00PM
El Dorado County Sheriff's Office
200 Industrial Drive Placerville, CA 95667

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ARRL Field Day is Saturday, June 25th at 11am to Sunday, June 26th 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 or you can contact our Field Day Coordinator Roger, W6WHU.

 

 

The club will be holding our Holiday / pre-Field Day dinner on Friday, June 24th starting at 5:30PM it will be at the Fielday Site on the Windmiller farm.   We will be getting our food from Texas Back 40 Bar-B-Que.  Cost is $20 per person.  If you would like to attend please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040C4CA4AB2EAA8-june1

 

 

At our May 2022 Meeting Bob, W1RH presented the history of Amateur Radio Call Sign issuing.   Steve, W1SRD played some audio of phone pileups he observed from his TX5N Raivavae, Austral Islands operation.   The radio club also elected its officers for the next year.

President  Jay Harmor  KE6GLA 
 Vice President  JR Harmon  K6LBP
 Secretary  Susan Keale  KM6NFP
 Treasurer  Nancy Harmor KG6PNP 
 Director  Tony Miller  W6QA
 Director  Bob Hess W1RH
 Director  Alan Thompson W6WN 
 Director Don Brooks  KG6YST
Director Jordan Heichman WC6J
Director Doris Wong K0BEE
Repeater Trustee Bob Hess W1RH
Director Jeremy Dean W6TKD

We had a good turnout in person and on Zoom for the April 2022 Meeting.   We discussed up-coming elections for the radio club.  We also took a poll of those interested in having our holiday dinner on Friday June 24th, the evening before Field Day.  The poll showed good support for the proposal.   We had two speakers for the evening Jordan WC6J who showed his work to restore a 1980's Fluke multimeter and Todd Crawford, who educated us on what frequencies we should me monitoring in El Dorado County.  We ended the meeting with a few people being luck enough to walk away with some raffle prizes. 

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Recently spotted at the Loomis Ham Fest on March 20th 2022 was Mike, N7MSS, JR KN6LBP and Jay KE6GLA.   You will have to ask them if they were able to find any treasures before the rain started.

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