HAMCON Convention 2015
In the year 2015, HAMCON will once again deminstrate it's ability to perform and promote amateur radio at it's best, with planty of vendors, speakers, exibitors and prizes.
They say! you might meet one of your dxers or contacts from the air-ways.
Their websits: www.hamconinc.org
LAACARC Meeting Schedules for 2013:
- July 2 (Tuesday)
- September 3 (Tuesday)
- November 5 (Tuesday)
The meetings will start at 7:30pm and will be at the Toyota Museum in north Torrance. The Toyota Museum is located at 19600 Van Ness Avenue, Torrance 90501.
It's about 1/2 mile south of 190th street in a rather new warehouse-type building on the west facing side of the street (across the street from a storage tank in the refinery area). It is in the building just before the light to enter the ProLogis warehouse facility and you can turn in at the north driveway by the museum or turn in at the traffic light and go back north to the end of the building where the entrance is.
Arriving a few minutes early will allow attendees to tour the museum.
Some of us will meet for dinner prior at around 6:00pm at Norm's Restaurant located at 18705 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance CA 90501 on the southbound side just south of 182nd street. It's located about 10 minutes from the museum.
This map shows directions from Normes Restaurant to Toyota Museum.
Hope to see you all there,
If anyone else would like to run for an office there will be opportunities for nominations from the floor during the meetings. Have a great day and hope to see you next meeting night.
Steve Wardlaw, KN6Y
Ham Radio History Request:
I'm looking for some historical information about ham radio in LA in 1971. In particular, HF links going to San Jose.
It seems like a strange request, but the younger hams these days don't work HF and I know back then there were a lot of Nets people would check in to (I don't know if they exist still or if they have declined over time or are as active as in the 60s and 70s). Personally, I lack a lot of HF knowledge since I became a ham to do AMSAT stuff. Any information, including possible ARES/MARS work in the LA and southern California to San Jose area would be great.
Christian Rodriguez, email@example.com
LAACARC is composed of Delegates from its more than 15 member clubs and a set of Officers elected by and from the Delegates.
Our meetings are the first Tuesday of every other month starting
in January. If the meeting falls on a holiday, the date may change.
The Council is supported by annual dues of $10.00 paid by each member club. Each club selects their delegate and an alternate. Our territory is all of but only Los Angeles County. The function of the Council is to spearhead progress on issues affecting radio amateurs in the Los Angeles Section of the ARRL Southwestern Division.
For example! The Council provided guidance and input in achieving a ham-friendly antenna ordinance for the unincorporated areas of the county. That ordinance is being used as a guide for numerous city ordinances under consideration.
Elected Chair Person For 2013
- Chairperson - Steve Wardlaw, KN6Y --- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vice - Chair - Joy Matlack, KD6FJV --- email@example.com
- Secretary - Richard Whited, KG6JKJ -- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Treasurer - Margie Hoffman, KG6TBR -- email@example.com
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