I love talking with newly licensed hams to find out what brought them to the hobby, and what they intend to do now that they’re licensed. There are so many different aspects to the hobby, and the first few years can be especially exciting. It’s really a time for discovery and figuring out what parts of the hobby you enjoy.Continue reading “President’s Message”
I have a “like new” MFJ-564B CW keyer paddles for sale. The MFJ cable is also included. The key appears to either never have been used or used so little that there is not a mark on it. Any appearance of blemish in the picture is dust. $60.
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Guest speaker Kate Hutton-K6HTN, the “Earthquake Lady,” was a staff seismologist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA where she monitored earthquakes for 37 years. During that time, she was regularly on television following earthquakes to explain the seismic event.
Dr. Hutton is also a licensed ham and she’ll be discussing how she got started in amateur radio, Morse code, and traffic handling.
April 6 at 10:00 am in the Community Room of the East County Sheriff’s Station.
Any questions should be directed to Steve Gillis-KZ6H.
CVARC is offering four-week FCC Technician License (Level 1) and General License (Level 2) classes.
The class dates are:
Saturday, July 20, 2019 Saturday July 27, 2019 Saturday August 3, 2019 Saturday August 10, 2019
The Technician License (Level 1) class will be held from 8:00 am to Noon. The General License (Level 2) class will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.Continue reading “Ham Radio License Classes Return in July”
CVARC’s February VE session served 19 candidates. Among those who earned new licenses or upgrades at the session were:Continue reading “CVARC VE Session Report – February 10, 2019”
The next regular club meeting is Thursday, March 21, 2019 (always the third Thursday) at the East County Sheriff’s Station’s Community Room, 2101 E. Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks at 7:30 pm.
Talk-in coordination is on the Bozo repeater, 147.885 (- 127.3)
Topic/Guest Speaker: Repeater Systems: Brad Ormsby-W6VO discusses the numerous repeater systems available to Conejo Valley hams. Which are open or closed? Brad will also describe a linked repeater system and discuss some of the special attributes of each. He’ll also talk about the cost of membership and how to choose what system would best meet your needs and interests.
Raffle Prizes: ARRL Antenna Book; ARRL’s Magnetic Loop Antenna Book; Weller WLC1000 Soldering Station.
Pre-Meeting Dinner: Join fellow club members for a pre-meeting dinner at 5:00 at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate, Westlake Village, 805-557-1882.