The El Dorado County ARC is celebrating the 173rd aniversy of the discovery of gold in California. Listen for our club members caling CQ as AG6AU on HF and VHF bands during the weekend of January 23rd and 24th. Contacts can request a QSL card by sending a self addressed, stamped envelope to:
El Dorado County ARC
P.O. Box 451
Placerville, CA 95667
We look forward to working you during our special event weekend.
Coloma California Gold Discovery
For the second year in row the EDCARC has decorated a Christmas Tree that is displayed along Highway 50 in Placerville. Our tree started out on the corner of Spring Street and Highway 50 but a clerical error forced us to move to just East of the parking garage behind Placerville Hardware. The weather was great and we had a good time decorating the tree for the club. The crew was Phil KK6YYD, Sue KM6ILP, Jeremy W6TKD his wife Ursula and daughter Julieta and Jay KE6GLA and Nancy KG6PNP. We used the AF6SA light flasher again so after Thanksgiving you should see the tree sending AG6AU.
We are sad to announce that Frank Sharit, W6DHN became a Silent Key on October 25th. Frank and his wife Kathy have been long time members of the radio club. Frank served many roles in the radio club over the years. He was also was a very active as a NTS and Navy MARS station. Frank was volunteer fireman with the Georgetown Fire Department. He also retired from the Navy as a Master Chief Hospital Corpsman after 30 years of service.
Sunday, November 1st, 2020 Noon to 3'ish
- Highway 50 East from Placerville for ~21 miles to Ice House Road.
- North on Ice House Road for 9.9 miles to Big Hill Road
- West on Big Hill Road 2.4 miles to Big Hill Lookout
Phil Mosbacher, KK6YYD, (530) 363-2152
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