Upcoming Programs

Thursday, July 18, 2019 – Mesh Networks: Ham radio networking (also known as “mesh” networking) is one of the fastest growing activities in amateur radio.  Orv Beach-W6BI will discuss a bit of the history of ham networking, its current status, its future as well as how you can get on the network and most importantly, what the heck you can do with it.  (Hint – lots!)

Thursday, August 15, 2019 – International Space Station: Dr. Levi Maaia–K6LCM will present an update on the annual Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Summit held in Washington, DC. He presently serves on the ARISS-US Education Committee, a NASA-sponsored initiative to connect students with astronauts aboard the International Space Station via amateur radio.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 – “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.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 – Flex Radio

Thursday, November 21, 2019 – AREDN Mesh and Emergency Communications

Thursday, December 19, 2019 – CVARC Holiday Party: 6:00 PM Best Western Posada Royale, 1775 Madera Rd., Simi Valley

The Speakers Committee (Stu Forman-KK6VYS, Brett Price-KM6VFW, Brad Ormsby-W6VO, David Arata-KA9WMI and Andy Ludlum-K6AGL) is always interested in your program ideas.  If you have thoughts on who might be a good speaker for a club meeting, please let any of us know. Sometimes it becomes necessary to reschedule a speaker or topic.  We appreciate your understanding.