Thursday, January 17, 2019 – Power: Something all hams need is clean, reliable power. Mark Olson, the son of a ham, has had a 37 year career at Southern California Edison. Mark will give us a brief history of electrical power and discuss modern power systems, electric issues, power emergencies, power safety and radio interference.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 – Antennas: Ben Kuo-AI6YR has found a way to make almost anything into a serviceable ham radio antenna, even an old bicycle wheel! Ben will talk about his experimentation with antennas and show us some examples of low cost antennas any ham can make with just a little understanding of the basics.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 – Repeater Systems: Brad Ormsby-W6VO discusses the numerous repeater systems available to Conejo Valley hams. Which are open or closed? Brad will also describe a linked repeater system and discuss some of the special attributes of each. He’ll also talk about the cost of membership and how to choose what system would best meet your needs and interests.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 – Arduino Powered Antenna Analyzer Project
Thursday, May 16, 2019 – Skywarn
Thursday, June 20, 2019 – TBD
Thursday, July 18, 2019 – TBD
Thursday, August 15, 2019 – TBD
Thursday, September 19, 2019 – TBD
Thursday, October 17, 2019 – TBD
Thursday, November 21, 2019 – TBD
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, Mark Horner-KK6IKX, 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.