The 2021 CVARC Picnic will be held on August 28th from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Dos Vientos Park at 4801 Borchard Road in Newbury Park. CVARC will provide burgers, hot dogs and buns. Mike Felio our Social Coordinator will do the grilling. We will bring everything else “pot-luck style.” Bring your favorite picnic-style dish!Continue reading “CVARC Picnic Set for Saturday August 28”
Because so many people have been asking, we’re having a second Technician’s License class this year. It will be on Zoom again, starting the last Sunday in August with a short orientation meeting, then four Sunday afternoons in September. We’ll be using the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition (Technician Level) https://www.arrl.org/shop/Ham-Radio-License-Manual/ which is available from the ARRL as well as other sellers.Continue reading “Technician License Classes Set for September”
The next regular club meeting on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing software. Details on how to access the meeting are below.
Topic – “I’ve Just Upgraded to General, Now What?” Building on his “I Just Got My Amateur Radio License, Now What?” talk, Stuart Sheldon-AG6AG attempts to answer the questions that every new HF operator has. This presentation covers things like choosing the right antenna, to proper monitoring of equipment while operating.Continue reading “August Club Meeting”
Many of the presentations by CVARC speakers have been recorded, including General Meeting speakers and the speakers at the Saturday Morning Radio School. If you have missed something, check out the CVARC YouTube channel:Continue reading “Miss Something? See It On YouTube”
A big thanks to Ben Kuo-AI6YR for sharing his great Field Day pictures.
Continue reading to see all the photos.Continue reading “CVARC Field Day 2021”
The next regular club meeting on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing software. Details on how to access the meeting are below.
Topic – The Nano-VNA: What is it, what does it do, and why do you want one? Warren Wegerer-K6WKW will introduce the Nano-VNA. This little tool is versatile and surprising. Some practical examples will be provided.Continue reading “July Club Meeting”
There will be a BBQ during CVARC’s annual Field Day event on Saturday, June 26 at 5 P.M.
The cost of a ticket is $16. Please mail your checks to the club’s P.O. box:
Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 2093
Thousand Oaks, CA 91358-2093
If you have the Venmo app on your smart phone, you can send payment directly to CVARC with no fees.
Just look for Christian Ylagan’s email address firstname.lastname@example.org and send the payment. It will go directly into the club’s checking account.
Your prompt response helps us plan on how much food to buy.
Setup for CVARC Field Day will begin at noon on Friday June 25th at the Lake Sherwood Development Co. field.
The driveway into the field is located at 378 W Potrero Road, Westlake Village. (34.139531, -118.881485) Our site is located on the south side of W. Potrero Road, between Trentwood Drive and Stafford Road.Continue reading “Field Day Is Almost Here! Last Minute Directions”