Thursday, September 15, 2022 – K-4 Technology: ARRL Santa Barbara Section Emergency Coordinator Rick Tate-KQ6NO will demonstrate the Elecraft K-4 and discuss how its direct-sampling technology works. Not long ago, this technology was only found at the very top of the market, but radios such as the Yaesu FT-991A and Icom IC-7300 are a sign that before long this technology will be standard for all HF radios.
Thursday, October 20, 2022 – Making Sense of Solar Activity-Solar Cycle 25 is anticipated to peak with solar maximum occurring between 2023 and 2026. Ken Larson-KJ6RZ will discuss how hams can make the most of increasing solar activity.
Thursday, November 17, 2022 – Parachute Mobile – When was the last time you worked 146.520 from 14,500 feet? How about while floating down to earth under a parachute? We’ll meet Carlos Felix-KD9OLN who takes his radio on jumps and has made 2m, 10m, and 20m contacts on the way down.
Thursday, December 15, 2022 – CVARC Holiday Party: Join fellow CVARC members and their guests at our annual Holiday Party, complete with a buffet dinner, awards and raffle prizes. 6:00 PM at the Best Western Posada Royale, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley.
The Speakers Committee (Ed Zimmerman-N6XEW, Brad Ormsby-W6VO, David Arata-KA9WMI, Keith Elliott-W6KME 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.