Archives for 2015

Visalia Contest Academy 2015

A cornucopia of contest content! By Don K6GHA and Tom KW6S. Once a year in April, international contesters and DXers converge on Visalia California for two full days of tribal knowledge exchange unlike any other event in the world. This year’s 66th International DX Convention has concluded, and if you were there, you really enjoyed

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Ed Fong’s DBJ-1 / DBJ-2 Presentation

Many thanks to Ed Fong for his presentation at the March club meeting on the DBJ-1 and DBJ-2 antennas. Here are the slides of his presentation. Also, thanks to Sam WB6RJH for ensuring that we had a reliable remote video link.

Home Brew Night

Attendees at the January, 2015, meeting of the San Lorenzo Valley Amateur Radio Club were treated to presentations by half a dozen of its inventive members. Buddipole Improvement Leading the evening, Fred KJ6OOV presented his solution to a weakness of his otherwise useful Buddipole portable antenna mast. The threaded end of the Buddipole mast’s top

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Ham Radio Class Info

An amateur radio class will be offered in Ben Lomond during January–February 2015. 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

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