K6MEP  /  VCARC

URGENT NEED
VCARC, a registered 501(c)(3) in Ventura County, California, is in need of donated laptop computers for use in logging radio contacts, general computing, and special projects. If you can possibly help by donating your older, working laptop computers... doesn't have to be anything special, your Pentium 3/4, or even better will do just fine. VCARC, as you are probably aware is a group of Amateur Radio operators in Ventura County. We are in desperate need to replace some of our non-working and worn out laptops that have served well in the past. So, instead of shoving that old laptop computer out into the garage or throwing it away, why not donate it and we will send you a tax donation acknowledgement that will allow you to write it off as a contribution.
Please contact to donate your equipment.

THANK YOU

Special Thanks To Those That Have Already Donated!!

 

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Ventura County Amateur Radio Club


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As of March 9, 2012 - K6MEP VCARC has moved again.
Click Here to see a map. The new location is the upstairs meeting room at

Port Authority Building
1603 Anchors Way Dr.
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA 93001
(805) 642-8618

http://www.venturaharbor.com
Driving directions: From Hwy 101, exit at Searward, proceed south on Harbor Blvd about 1 mile, turn right on Schooner Drive, about 1/4 mile, turn right on Anchors Way Drive, look for the small, low to the ground, lighted sign of Harbortown Point Resort on the left and turn left into the parking lot. Coming from the south or east, proceed west on Olivas Park Dr., turn right onto Harbor Blvd. and turn left onto Schooner Drive, turn right onto Anchors Way Dr., locate the small, low to the ground, lighted sign of Harbortown Point Resort on the left and turn left into the parking lot. The parking lot is shared by the Port Authority building, which is our meeting place, and Harbortown Point Resort. The meeting room is upstairs on the right, just past the restroom. An elevator is available - ask for assistance if needed. We usually monitor the 146.880 MHz - P/L 127.3 repeater for talk-ins before the meeting begins at 7:30 PM.


K6MEP VCARC has new Bylaws, approved at our October 2010 meeting!
Click Here to view the new document.


This site contains some links and sources of information about our club in
Ventura County, California 

The club has evolved through a lot of changes over the years, and many dedicated Hams are still trying to make this club the best it can be. We always welcome new Hams, old Hams, and non-Hams who are interested in learning about radio communications and sharing the friendship and camaraderie of the local Ham community. We encourage volunteers to step forward and to actively participate and fill some open positions. We would like to hold classes for any individuals interested in obtaining new licenses and upgrades, and are looking for instructors and students interested in participating. Local ARRL license exams can be located here. We are also planning activities such as:

W1AW is ON THE AIR!  It's the ARRL Centennial, 100 years of operations, and they are allowing guest operators to make as many contacts as possible using the W1AW call sign.  See the SCHEDULES for further details!  

Field Day JUNE 28 11AM to JUNE 29 11AM, 2014 At Ventura Harbor   Map   PDF Map

Type K6MEP into this ARRL Field Day Station Locator  for a map showing K6MEP and nearby Field Day Sites

Field Day 2014 Band Plan, Potluck, Band Captains, Operators, etc.  Bands / Pot Luck   Antennas

Field Day 2014 Photos are Here!

Our regular Net is each Monday night at 8:30 PM Pacific time. The net begins at 8:30 PM on Ten Meters on 28.400 MHz USB, and then changes over to Two Meters on the WB6YQN Repeater of Oxnard on 146.970 MHz (-)(PL 127.3)(Thanks to Jay, WB6YQN)

Our Club Meeting is on the second Friday of each Month at the location listed above at 7:30 PM. This meeting is open to the public and any interested persons may attend. We often have a presentation followed by a break, and then proceed to club business. A Board meeting is held before the general meeting and all members are invited. After the meeting some members adjourn for Pizza to rag chew. Come by and join us and share your Ham radio interests. This location will make it easier to provide actual live radio communication demonstrations.

Join the Club or Renew  your membership in the Ventura County Amateur Radio Club


Field Day 2014 is on June 28-29, 2014 Click Here to see a map, and Here for more details. We will have a partially Solar powered Field day and visitors are welcome. Come by and inspect the various solar panels and radio setups and get on the air. This is a good chance to setup and practice emergency communications.
The attending members have a lot of fun making contacts around the country and the globe.


Summer/Fall BBQ-picnic & Swap Saturday September 20, 2014, at 9 AM, Chumash Park, South Petit Ave. at Waco St. just north of Telephone Road, Ventura.   Bring your extra equipment, books, and Ham radio toys and money for the swap/sale table. Bring your favorite items for cooking on the BBQ and an extra potluck item to share with the group. There may be a few active radios set up for live radio fun. The public is invited to come and share the fun.   PHOTOS   VIDEOS


 

December Fest Dinner Party Location TBD, Friday 12/12/2014 .  


 

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Last Update: 9/7/2014 by K6NE