For those of you wanting to take a closer look at the detailed information in the presentation made by Bill Willcox-KF6JQO at the last club meeting, you can view them here. Also be sure to download his handy interference-busting checklist.
The next regular club meeting will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the East County Sheriff’s Station.
Topic – ARRL Update: Getting More from Your Membership – Santa Barbara Section Manager John Kitchens updates us a new emphasis at ARRL to enhance member services.
Members gather as early at 7:00 p.m. to socialize.
The East County Sheriff Station is located at 2101 E. Olsen Road in Thousand Oaks.
We’re holding another 4-week course preparing for the FCC Amateur Radio Operator’s License, General Level on Saturdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 from 8:00 AM to Noon.
There is no cost for the course, which will be taught by Bill Willcox-KF6JQO with help from Keith Elliott-W6KME. Testing will be offered by CVARC on August 14th. To register, contact Keith-W6KME at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Room, East County Sheriff’s Station
The CVARC Spring Fling is set for Saturday, April 9, 2022. The goal of the event is to keep alive the spirit of camaraderie and togetherness among hams in the Conejo Valley. Let’s connect over the air and in person. The idea is to have some fun. Feel free to participate in whatever part of this event interests you.Continue reading “2022 CVARC Spring Fling”
We’re holding another 4-week course preparing for the FCC Amateur Radio Operator’s License, Technician Level on March 5, March 12, March 19 and March 26. The classes will be held on Zoom from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each day. A textbook and some study before the first class is required.
There is no cost for the course, which will be taught once again by Zak Cohen-N6PK with help from Keith Elliott-W6KME. Testing will be offered by CVARC on April 10th in-person, conditions permitting. There are many options for online testing as well. Finally, a chance to get your significant others, co-workers and friends into amateur radio! Contact w6kme@CVARC.org for information or signups.
The next regular club meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the East County Sheriff’s Station.
Topic – Interference-Busting Strategies for Field Day: Bill Willcox-KF6JQO shares the results of his research and testing on ways to reduce interference when many radios operate at one site, such as with our typical Field Day setup. Bill shares tips on reducing interference not just from the radio to the antenna but also from the antenna connection through the radio. He’ll also share his list of Field Day interference self-defense strategies.Continue reading “March Club Meeting To Be Held At Sheriff’s Station”