Saturday, November 3, from 8:00-11:00 am, at 13629 Deering Lane, Moorpark.
Yaesu FT-847 (80-6m, 2m, 70cm)
Kenwood TH-F6A HT (144, 220, 440)
Radio Shack 10m FM/SSB mobile
Alinco DM-330MVT 30A power supply
Discone antenna, 50-1300 MHz
SKB 6U rack mount box
…and much more.
CVARC’s October VE session served 11 candidates. Among those who earned new licenses or upgrades at the session were: Continue reading “CVARC VE Session Report – October 14, 2018”
By Norm Campbell-AB6ET
Turn on your radio. Get on the air. Have fun. It’s that simple.
CW is no longer required for licensing, it’s not used for commercial messages, and there are many other forms of communication that are more reliable, faster, and easier. We are free to do CW just for the historical value of it and for the fun of it. Continue reading “Have Fun with CW”
Due to some back-ordered parts, the magnetic loop antenna build has been rescheduled for December 15. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Adrian Jarrett-K6KY.
The next regular club meeting is Thursday, November 15, 2018 (always the third Thursday) at the East County Sheriff’s Station’s Community Room 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks at 7:30 pm.
Talk-in coordination is on the Bozo repeater, 147.885 ( – 127.3).
Topic/Guest Speaker: Ham Radio Apps for Cell Phones: Stu Forman-AD6SF will lead a discussion about the many ham radio apps available for the iPhone and Android cellphone platforms. The apps range from testing, reference and logging tools to APRS trackers and streaming-audio software such as Echolink.
Raffle Prizes: 31 ft. Heavy Duty Fiberglass Telescopic Pole, Ham-it-up Plus Upconverter, ARRL’s Magnetic Loop Antenna Book
Pre-Meeting Dinner: Join fellow club members for a pre-meeting dinner, at 5:00 pm, at Yolanda’s, 590 East LA Avenue, Simi Valley, 805-306-9933.
Upcoming CVARC Programs
The meeting began at 7:30 with the Pledge of Allegiance. First time visitors were welcomed, as were several newly licensed hams. Thanks to Mike Felio-K6MJF for bringing the coffee, and Mark Horner-KK6IKX and Jim Inman-KB6JI for bringing cookies.
The recent Mini-Field Day & Picnic was a success. Thanks to Steve-KZ6H and Mike-K6MJF. The next Mini-Field Day & Picnic will be January 26 to coincide with the ARRL Winter Field Day. Continue reading “October Meeting Summary”
Mt. Rushmore is a famous historical monument. Do you know where it is located, and the names of the people whose faces are carved into the mountain face? The answers can be discovered in the Morse Code files below.
Remember the first two numbers in the file name indicate the character speed and the second number is the overall code speed. Continue reading “The Mt. Rushmore of Code Tests”