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Amateur Radio Operators,
volunteer their services w/ the community.

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NOTE: I encourage everyone to send us information on events and
help to support community service in amateur radio.

ARRL Convention / Hamfest look up: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests

NATIONAL PARKS
ON THE AIR
2016

National Parks on the air 2016—Throughout 2016, Amateur Radio will be helping the National Park Service celebrate their 100th anniversary. Hams from across the country will activate NPS units, promote the National Park Service and showcase Amateur Radio to the public.

Click on link for more detail http://www.arrl.org/NPOTA

DAYTON HAMVENTION 2016
— May 20-22 —

Hamvention will be held 20-22 May 2016 at the Hara Arena Complex in Dayton, Ohio. For more information, please go to http://www.hamvention.org

FIELD-DAY 2016
— June 25-26, 2016 —

For more information go to www.arrl.org/field-day 

If you're interested in volunteering as a Field-day radio communicator, check with your club or clubs and let them know that your willing to work stations with your radio or with a station (radio) already set up.

LAX_NTS Field Day 2016: CW
  — June 25-26, 2016 —
Sponsored by
Associated Radio Amateurs of Long Beach

Sharpen your CW skills further for an emergency. Field Day is an excellent opportunity.

I’m looking for a CW operator to team up with me for Field Day. It’s June 24 – 26 this year.

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CW speed not an issue.

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Each year our club, the Associated Radio Amateurs of Long Beach, has one of the biggest Field Day events in Southern California. We usually operate 5A or 6A (6 simultaneous transmitters) with the call sign of W6RO (temporarily suspended from use on the Queen Mary). We operate from Recreation Park in Long Beach the whole 24 hours. A lot of people stop by. This year a local high school radio club will man one of the stations. Many of us camp out overnight Friday and Saturday. Food is available and a lot of socializing too. Some of us, of course, see it as a contest. (It IS a contest, right?)

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The thing is, I’ve been the only CW operator for several years and would like some help operating, setting up on Friday, and tearing down on Sunday. The work is not heavy but I’d like to have some company—and run up a big score! In the past, I’ve made a 40 meter Moxon (2 element wire beam) antenna and a 20 meter Moxon antenna and hoisted them up high between 2 eucalyptus trees (pointed northeast). Works great and the physical antenna separation and the front-to-back ratio keeps the same-band phone station out of my ears (and mine out of theirs). (We have a lot of land to work with at Rec Park.)

If you’re interested and/or would like more information, give me a call.

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Bob Grubic NC6Q — bobgrubic@gmail.com  — 562 889-3070 — Print flyer

ANGELES CREST 100 MILE ENDURANCE RUN
— August 6, 2016 —

For more information and volunteering as a communicators! Go to: www.ac100.com

PACIFICON 2016
ARRL Pacific Division Ham Radio Convention
— October 15-16, 2016 —

LOCATION: San Ramon Marriott 2600 Bishop Drive San Ramon CA 94583
Friday through Sunday Oct. 14-16, 2016

For more detail please go to www.pacificon.org

ARIZONA STATE CONVENTION
(COPAFEST 2016)
— October 21-22, 2016 —

LOCATION: Ultra Star Center at Harrah's Ak-Chin 16000 Maricopa Road Maricopa, AZ 85238

SPONSOR: Maricopa Amateur Radio Association

 TYPE: ARRL Convention

Learn More at ARRL

THE GREAT CALIFORNIA SHAKEOUT (ARESLAX)
— October 20, 2016 —

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.

http://www.shakeout.org/california/index.html

Statewide Med. Healthexercise (ARESLAX)
— November 17, 2016 —

Welcome to the 2016 Statewide Medical and Health Exercise Program

On behalf of the California Department of Public Health and the Emergency Medical Services Authority, we are excited to announce that resources for the Statewide Medical and Health Exercise Program are available for download!

The Statewide Medical and Health Exercise Program consists of four phases (Multi-media Training, Organizational Self Assessment, Tabletop Exercise, and Functional Exercise) where each phase helps to build on and prepare for the next phase. The program utilizes the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and aligns with Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)/Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) grants.

 For more detail please go to http://www.californiamedicalhealthexercise.com/index.html

ORO VALLEY ARC HAMFEST 2016
— December 12 —

LOCATION: Marana Middle School, 11279 West Grier Road, Marana, AZ 85653

SPONSOR: Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club

TYPE: ARRL Hamfest

WEBSITE: http://orovalleyarchamfest.com

Learn More

QUARTZFEST 2017
— January 22-28 —

 

Welcome to QuartzFest, an ARRL Specialty Convention

Join us January 22 to 28, 2017 in Quartzsite, Arizona USA

No other gathering in the world brings together so much "hands-on," live demos and innovation in mobile antenna systems, mobile ham shacks, recreational vehicles, portable and mobile EMCOMM systems, off-the-grid living, alternative energy and radio education. Come join in our tech talks around the campfire plus much more learning and fun for the whole family...

For more information please go to http://quartzfest.org

BAKER TO VEGAS CHALLENGE CUP RELAY
— March 25-26, 2017 —

 

Welcome to the Radio Baker2Vegas W7RBV Site
We are the official Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay Communications site. We provide all of the official communications information for Baker2Vegas.

  For more information please go to http://www.radiobaker2vegas.org 





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