Upcoming Amateur Radio Class

An amateur radio class will be offered in Ben Lomond during January–February 2018. This class will prepare students to pass the exam for the Technician Class amateur radio license issued by the FCC. The class is offered free as a public service. The class will be taught from 7 to 9 PM on six successive […]

A Holiday Poem

(Authors unknown. From our shack to yours, Happy Holidays.) A HOLIDAY POEM ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the shack The rig was turned off and the mike cord lay slack. The antenna rotor had made its last turn, The tubes in the linear have long ceased to burn. I sat there relaxing […]

Sun, Earth’s Ionosphere, Radio Communications

Join us this Friday for an exciting presentation by Stanford research scientist Monica G. Bobra: The effects of the Sun on the Earth’s ionosphere and how that affects radio communications. Monica Bobra has researched the sun for over a decade using the Hinode XRT , TRACE, and SDO space-based solar telescopes. She has devised new mechanisms for predicting solar […]

Holiday-Party Dinner Reservations

Dinner is on December 2. The Dinner-Reservation Form is due November 25. Event Details and Menu (PDF). Club Membership Application (PDF).

Catalog for October 13 Auction

This October 13, we will auction radio equipment and other goodies to benefit the San Lorenzo Valley Amateur Radio Club. We’ve received some simply AMAZING donations. (I’m serious, there is some QUALITY stuff here this year.) Thank you to our generous donors. You can check it out at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xaiw6s09kytenfu/2017%20SLVARC%20Auction.pdf?dl=0 As always, it’s a fun read just for […]