Archives for 2018

What does ARES say about Volcanoes?!

I’ve been following the recent news in Hawaii, and through contesting I know a few folks in the southern part of the Big Island. I, and a few local Amateurs around the bay and in Santa Cruz, were concerned about some of the regulars that we talk to or visit on an occasional trip to […]

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 […]

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 […]