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.  

Friedrichshafen 2018

John AC6SL presented photos and stories from his European trip to attend the Friedrichshafen International Amateur Radio Expedition. You missed his talk? Here’s a link to his slides.

Election Results

On Friday, August 10, members of the San Lorenzo Valley Amateur Radio Club voted for their board of directors. Many thanks to the outgoing board, and congratulations to the incoming board (which happens to be identical). President – John Nogatch, AC6SL Treasurer – Rich Seifert, KE1B Secretary – Kerry Veenstra, K3RRY Member at Large – Brad

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Slides from Tom’s Antenna Presentation

Here are the slides from the technical talk by Tom W6TJK on his design of the 40/80-meter antenna for Field Day 2018. PDF

The K6DRI D-STAR Project

Join us at the club meeting on March 2, 2018, when Fred Miles, KJ6OOV, will present the K6DRI D-STAR Project. This has been a work in progress for several years. K6DRI is a D-STAR digital repeater with a 2M radio set on Module C at 145.000 MHz with offset +2.5 MHz. It is now on

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