Nominations for the 2020 CVARC Board of Directors will take place at the October and November meetings. Elections will be held at the November meeting.
Being a member of the Board of Directors focuses your
membership and club participation to a new level. Talk to any Board member
about what is involved. Any Board position is open for nomination and election.
Some current Board members intend to run again. Elected Board positions and
duties are for one year, January through December.
There will be more discussion about elections at the club meetings. Positions and complete duties are listed in the club by-laws.
CVARC will soon be ordering custom embroidered polo shirts.
If you’d like an embroidered navy blue CVARC polo shirt with your call sign like the one shown here, please submit your order ASAP.
The cost is $32.50 for S, M or L; $35.50 for XL, 2XL or 3XL.
Send your payment along with your name, call sign (please print clearly so we can read it) and shirt size to CVARC, P.O. Box 2093, Thousand Oaks, CA 91358, or pay with cash, check or credit card at the September club meeting. Your order and payment MUST be received by the September club meeting.
The CVARC Picnic and Mini T-Hunt is coming up fast. Bring the family and join fellow CVARC members and their families on Saturday, August 24th from 10 am to 2 pm at Conejo Community Park.
We’re in Picnic Area 1 in the Conejo Community Park. From W. Gainsborough Road turn right on Jeaunine Drive. You should see a parking lot on your left across from the Kids Adventure Garden. Walk down Jeaunine Drive to the picnic area. Click here for a map.
The picnic is partly potluck. CVARC will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken and drinks. Members are encouraged to bring side dishes, snacks, paper goods, etc. If you’re planning to attend, please contact Diane Wainwood-KJ6JEJ to let her know the number of people in your party, and what you plan to bring.
Please also remember to bring your yagi antenna. Bring an extra, if you have more than one. Hope to see you there.
their regular meeting of June 4, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors
presented a proclamation designating June as “Amateur Radio Month” in
recognition of the volunteerism provided by the county’s emergency
Accepting the proclamation were John Kitchens-NS6X, ARRL Santa Barbara Section Manager, and Rob Hanson-W6RH, ARES District Emergency Coordinator and ACS Radio Officer for Ventura County.
The Ventura County Board of Supervisors will honor the county’s Amateur Operators and present a proclamation designating June as “Amateur Radio Month in Ventura County” at their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 4 at 10 a.m.
All available Ventura County Amateur Radio Operators are encouraged to attend the event to be held in the county office building, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura.
This is an excellent opportunity not only for operators to be recognized for their readiness to serve the county when needed but also to invite the Supervisors and staff members to attend one or more of the Field Day locations that will be operating during the weekend of June 22-23.
I am reaching out to local radio folks to see if they know of anyone interested in my job. I am the City of Simi Valley Communications Systems Coordinator and manage our $6.5 million UHF simulcast P25 system radio system with 5 sites and some 300 portables and 300 mobiles. I am a temporary employee that was called out of retirement earlier this year to fill the position until we find a permanent replacement. The job flyer is attached if you could forward it to anyone CVARC members who might be interested in the job. Total compensation, salary and benefits, is about $155,000 a year.
Are you flexible? I need operators who are willing to be flexible as to positions assigned and changes due to conditions and coordination of the event (about 20 operators).
The event is the Malibu GRANFONDO cycling event. It will be on Saturday March 16th 2019 (fast turnaround) from about 8:00 AM to about 4:00 PM. It will Start/Finish at the Four Seasons hotel in Westlake Village. It will go through Thousand Oaks to Camarillo and the long race goes up to Saticoy and back – then down to Pacific Coast Highway and through Malibu and up to Agoura and finish at Thousand Oaks. There will be about 400 participants including several World Class cyclists.
Amateur Radio repeaters and TV (ATV) have helped to keep the broader community informed on the local status of widespread fires in Southern California, radio amateurs say. CVARC member Benjamin Kuo, KI6YR, who had to evacuate but now is back home, said remote Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) mesh cameras captured video from fires across Southern California earlier this month, including the early stages of the Woolsey Fire.