LAGUNA WOODS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
LAGUNA WOODS VILLAGE
LAGUNA WOODS, CA 92637
The Laguna Woods Amateur Radio Club has been in existance for more than 40 years and it's membership is composed of residents who live in the retirement community of Laguna Woods Village and are licensed amateurs.
Our HF transceivers consist of a Kenwood TS 480 SAT and a Flex 3000. These transceivers and our antennas are located at Gate 14. The transceivers are operated by remote control from our shack in Clubhouse 1. The antennas are mounted on a 100 foot tower at gate 14. We have a Cushcraft A4S - a 4 element tribander with a A744 40 meter add on. The beam has a Hygain T2XD Tailtwister rotator with a Green Heron Controller. The beam is mounted at the 100 foot level. We have a Carolina Windom in a inverted V configuration the apex of which is mounted at 40 feet.
At Clubhouse 1 we have various VHF and UHF transceivers and locally mounted antennas. We have just added a new Icom ID 880 H a VHF-UHF-Digital Transceiver.
The club is involved with providing emergency communications for The Village's Emergency Preparedness Program. We are also a sanctioned Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) unit for The City of Laguna Woods.