CVARC held a VE session on June 12th. There were 13 candidates, 11 new licenses or upgrades were earned, 4 Technician, 4 General and 3 Amateur Extra. Among those who earned new licenses or upgrades at the session were:
The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club (CVARC) would like to thank Karrie Bosma, daughter of Hugh Bosma AE6YC/SK, for a significant donation of equipment that will contribute substantially to training projects and club member operations.
Hugh Bosma was well-known in the local amateur community for his outstanding commitment to teaching, mentoring and community service. The club recognizes his contributions every year with the presentation of the Hugh Bosma Legacy Award. Since 2015, the Board of Directors has awarded it to a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the club and/or amateur radio during the year.
It’s June and you know what that means? That’s right, June bugs! Have not seen any yet, but I know they are out there. And speaking of out there, Field Day 2022 is upon us! Friday June 24th is setup, Saturday June 25th and Sunday the 26th are the operating days. Come out to the Lake Sherwood field and join us. With solar number on the way up, propagation should make for a very memorable Field Day. If you would like to volunteer or participate, please contact Martin-AJ6CL. Check the CVARC.ORG website for more information.
The Ventura County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution June 7th proclaiming June 2022 “Amateur Radio Month” in honor of the more than 3,800 FCC licensed amateur radio operators residing in Ventura County.
Conejo Valley residents are invited to see and participate in Ventura County’s largest public emergency communications exercise of the year on June 25th and 26th. Amateur radio operators from the Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club (CVARC) will be participating in a national amateur radio exercise know as Field Day from 11:00 AM Saturday, June 25 to 11:00 AM June 26, 2022.
The CVARC Field Day Event will be held at the Lake Sherwood Development Company field located at 378 W. Potrero Road in Westlake Village on the south side of W. Potrero Road, between Trentwood Drive and Stafford Road.
The next regular club meeting will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the East County Sheriff’s Station.
Topic – Emergency Preparedness: Bill Boyd, Emergency Manager with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services discusses vital information in a year of unprecedented wildfire risk: emergency preparedness and communication in Ventura County.
Special note: if you can’t attend the meeting at the Sheriff’s station you can still participate via ZOOM, details below.
CVARC held a VE session on April 10th. It was among the largest sessions that CVARC has had over the past several years. There were 20 candidates, 19 new licenses or upgrades were earned, 11 Technician and 8 General. Among those who earned new licenses or upgrades at the session were: