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February 2019

Club Meeting – Lynn Liebschutz, NASA Computer Memory and More

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is approaching! This is our first NASA-related tech talk! While at IBM Federal Systems Division located in Owego, NY Lynn Liebschutz worked on the On Board Computer memory system for Gemini and follow-on guidance and navigation. A similar memory system in a much more robust computer existed in the Instrument Unit ring stacked in NASA's three-stage Saturn V launch vehicle. We'll be hearing about this highly reliable computing system, and Lynn…

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March 2019

Club Meeting – Tom W6TJK – Hallicrafters SX-28A Restoration

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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Tom W6TJK will present the results of his efforts to restore a circa 1945 Hallicrafters SX-28A communications receiver. Will he be able to bask in the glow (pun intended) of his accomplishments?

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April 2019

Club Meeting – Kerry K3RRY – Tower Trailer for Field Day

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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Kerry has been working on a tower trailer for Field Day 2019. Learn about what goes into such a project and its current status.

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Visalia International DX Convention

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 11:00 am
Visalia Convention Center, 303 E. Acequia Ave
Visalia, CA 93291 United States
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May 2019

Club Meeting – Glen KG0T – Raspberry Pi for Ham (and non-Ham) Projects

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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Glen KG0T has used Raspberry Pi  single-board computers for various projects "around the shack." What started as an educational tool has become a very affordable development platform with built in ARM processor, hundreds of megabytes of SDRAM, GPU, and HDMI video output. Glen will be giving examples of the sorts of projects that can work well on the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero, the $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W (with built-in Wi-Fi), and the full-featured $35 Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+.

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Dayton Hamvention

May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
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June 2019

Club Meeting – Field Day Prep

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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Field Day 2019

June 21 @ 9:00 am - June 23 @ 4:00 pm
CAL FIRE Training Center, 13575 Empire Grade Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Join us for Field Day on Saturday, June 22, and make a few contacts. This year we will have several radio stations on the air communicating with people around the world. Our special "Get on the Air" station is staffed by mentors who will show you how to use the equipment to make contacts. You also can visit the Satellite station and listen as we contact other radio amateurs through Earth-orbiting satellites that were designed and built by radio amateurs!…

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July 2019

Club Meeting – Field Day Report

July 12 @ 7:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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August 2019

Club Meeting – Elections – Reminisce About Apollo 11

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zayante Fire Station, 7700 East Zayante Rd
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing was just a couple of weeks ago. Join us as we reminisce about the Apollo Project. Bring stories and, if you have them, Apollo Project collectibles.

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