San Diego County Amateur Radio Council - SANDARC

Incorporated on August 11, 1958, the San Diego County Amateur Radio Council, SANDARC, exists to serve the needs of the San Diego ham radio community. Our call is W6SLF. SANDARC is made up of member clubs dedicated to the advancement of amateur radio throughout San Diego County. The needs of our hobby are served by many activities which are supported by SANDARC, but not limited to the following:

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ARRL SANDARC OFFICERS
CHAIRMAN
Michael
Maston
N6OPH
mastroleo@mindspring.com
VICE CHAIRMAN
Skip
Cline
KD6RFQ
kd6rfq@ixpress.com
SECRETARY
Ann
Rios
KC6TBG
kc6tbg@cox.net
TREASURER
Don
Bain
N6CEO
n6ceo@arrl.net

ARRL SANDARC-VEC Our VEC is Greg Smith, N6NYX .
To take an examination, please call 619-465-EXAM (3926). Examination times vary from site to site. Please call before attending. Walk-ins may not always be possible due to scheduling conflicts.

1ST SATURDAY
El Cajon
El Cajon Lutheran Church, 867 South Lincoln, El Cajon, 10 AM
2ND SATURDAY
Carlsbad
Carlsbad Public Safety Center, 2560 Orion Way, Carlsbad, 9:30 AM
3RD SATURDAY
San Diego
North Park Recreation Center, 4044 Idaho Street, San Diego, 10 AM  Walk-ins OK
4TH SATURDAY
Chula Vista
Chula Vista Fire Station  #7, 1640 Santa Venteia Street, Chula Vista, 8:30 AM
5TH or LAST SATURDAY
Escondido
LDS Church, 1917 East Washington Street,  Escondido,  9 AM

Click HERE for NCVEC "605" application form (pdf document)  *  Click HERE for exam site info in MS Word

Click HERE for more information about the Carlsbad testing session.  (pdf document)


ARRL ARRL SECTION MANAGER for San Diego & Imperial County is Pat Bunsold,WA6MHZ . For a complete rundown of the entire SW Division, check their site.

ARRL MEMBER CLUBS
Amateur Radio Club of El Cajon
PO Box 50
El Cajon, CA 92022

Paul Rios
KC6QLS

(619) 593-9445
Convair / 220 Amateur Radio Club
San Diego, CA
Duane Naugle
KO6BT

(858) 273-4088
Elks Lodge 1812 Amateur Radio Club
1400 E. Washington Ave
El Cajon, CA 92019-2534

Frank Ratty
WA6YWC

(619) 444-1583
Escondido Amateur Radio Society
EARS
2435 Our Country Road
Escondido, CA 92029-5715

Harry Hodges
W6YOO

(760) 743-4212
North Shores Amateur Radio Club
c/o Steve Wilmet
5641 Camber Ct.  SD 92117

Steve Wilmet
W6SDW

(858) 277-7966
Palomar Amateur Radio Club
PARC
PO Box 73
Vista, CA 92085-0073

Steve Early
AD6VI

(619) 461-2818
Poway Amateur Radio Society
PARS

14701 Poway Mesa Road
Poway, CA 92064-2987

Gary Kent
W6GDK

(858) 679-0578
Ramona Outback Amateur Radio Society
ROARS
PO Box 663
Ramona, CA 92065

Randall Buxton
KF6ZPN

(760) 789-2364
San Diego DX Club
2435 Our Country Road
Escondido, CA 92029-5715

Harry Hodges
W6YOO


(760) 743-4212
San Diego Metropolitan ARC
7131 Skyline Drive
San Diego, CA 92114

Bob Spann
KE6BJL

(619) 264-2188
(619) 264-3427
San Diego Repeater Association
SANDRA, Inc.  WB6WLV
PO Box 81103
San Diego, CA 92138

Jason Lansky
NF6E

(888) 683-8233
South Bay Amateur Radio Society
SOBARS
270 F Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Tuck Miller
NZ6T

(619) 475-7333
Mercury Amateur Radio Association
MARA

4724 Maple Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91941

Steve Early
AD6VI

(619) 461-2818
Coronado Emergency Radio Operators
CERO

Coronado, CA
Russell Downer
KA6INT

(619) 437-4338
Radio Amateur Volunteer Emergency Service
RAVES

5161 Cole St.
San Diego, CA 92117

Jim Harrison
W6HME

(858) 273-5242

The above club listings show the official club name, mailing address (Not the meeting location), the president or point of contact and club telephone number. If the name of the club is highlighted, click on it to point your browser to their web site. We have a very active ham radio community here in sunny San Diego.


The San Diego County Amateur Radio Council, Inc. holds meetings ten times a year.  Meetings begin at 7:00 PM on a Thursday evening and are held at the Kearny Mesa Recreation Center, 3170 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA.  If you would like an advance copy of the agenda please e-mail the chairman approximately three days prior to the meeting date.  The Council does not meet in November or December.  All amateur radio operators are invited to attend. 

A meeting schedule for 2007 has being established.  Our meeting will be held on the last Thursday of the month.  The 2007 Executive Board Meeting will be held on January 18, 2007.  Monthly meeting schedule for 2007 is as follows:

January 25 June 28
February 22 July 26
March 29 August 30
April 26 September 27
May 31 October 25

The ARRL and SANDARC are jointly sponsoring a series of classes for beginners and those who wish to upgrade to general class.  Take your browser to San Diego Section for preliminary details.  Look forward to more updates on this site in the coming weeks.

For information regarding SANDARC membership or activities, contact the Chairman.  Our Webmaster is Mike Maston, N6OPH.

© Copyright 2007, SANDARC, W6SLF  All Rights Reserved.                   

In Memoriam W6GIC (click on link)

04/07/2007