Slides from February Meeting

Twenty-seven club members and visitors braved last Friday’s weather and joined us for the technical presentation on NASA Computer Memory and More by Lynn Liebschutz. Lynn enjoyed the questions and discussion, and he hopes that everyone found the presentation worth being out on a bad-weather evening. Here is a link to Lynn’s presentation slides. BTW, […]

NASA Computer Memory and More

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is approaching! This is our first NASA-related tech talk! While at IBM Federal Systems Division located in Owego, NY Lynn Liebschutz worked on the On Board Computer memory system for Gemini and the follow-on guidance and navigation computer. A similar memory system in a much more […]

Field Day Wrap-Up 2018

Here’s a belated posting of the June Field Day results. Checking the ARRL Database, K6MMM had the highest 3A score in the SCV section, and K6MMM was #6 in the SCV section overall. Congratulations! — Kerry K3RRY.  On July 6, 2018, members of the San Lorenzo Valley Amateur Radio Club met to discuss the results of […]

Burning Man

Kerry’s presentation on November 2, 2018, covered his experiences during 15 years of attending Burning Man (including his later use of APRS to coordinate his camp). Here’s a PDF of his slides. Web addresses of all of the web pages that Kerry visited during the presentation are embedded at the bottoms of the appropriate slides. […]

How to Program a Baofeng/Radioddity UV-5R EX

Amazon has a good deal on Baofeng/Radioddity UV-5R EX handheld radios. I’ve confirmed that this radio works well, but it is difficult to program. So to help, I’ve created a page with programming instructions for storing the SLVARC repeater as a channel.