Holiday Dinner

Here are the details for this year’s Holiday Dinner: Time: December 1, 2018, 7 pm. (You can come at 6:30 for optional no-host cocktails.) Place: Scopazzi’s Restaurant in Boulder Creek Cost: $35 per person (includes dinner, dessert, wine, soft drinks and coffee). Dinner options, which are selected at the restaurant, are: Cross Rib Roast Beef […]

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.  

Catalog for October 12 Auction

We’ve gotten quite a few REALLY NICE items, but you’ll have to look to see what’s there. You know it’s fun to read it just for the wacky descriptions, but I bet you’ll see something you like. The catalog is in my public dropbox at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/7eofaa0enzdmdnw/2018%20SLVARC%20Auction.pdf?dl=0 I will accept email bids on any item (a […]

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.