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Santa Clara County Amateur Radio Association

SCCARA was formed as a general interest amateur radio club in 1921
and became a non-profit corporation in 1947.

SCCARA is an affiliate of the American Radio Relay League
and the Santa Clara Valley Section of the Pacific Division of the ARRL.

This meeting is the second Monday
of each month at 7:30PM.

Visitors are always welcome to attend the club meeting.

SCCARA Celebrated its CENTENNIAL IN 2021.

 

Club address is:

SCCARA

P.O.Box 106

San Jose CA 95103-0106

 

IN PERSON MEETINGS RESUME!

The November Meeting Is 11/14/22

THIS MEETING IS ELECTIONS!!

The American Red Cross (corner N. 1st. St. and Plumeria,
San Jose) has offered SCCARA the use of class room #3 for our General Meetings.

OUR GUEST SPEAKER FOR

November Meeting is :

Ned AC6YY

. Ned has travel experience with using a small QRP station for portable operation.


IMPORTANT DETAILS: masking required in hallways


1) Members need to arrive before 7:00 PM because the doors are
secured at 7 PM. (there will be a phone # listed on a flier at the
front door if you get there late.)
2) You may wear a mask in class room #3.
3) To get to class room #3, enter the building at the front entrance

(facing Plumeria). Go straight ahead through the security doors
and follow the hall to the end. Turn right to find class room #3.

73, Gregg KF6FNA, [email protected]

Hope to see you at the meeting! Gregg KF6FNA, President

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS (link)

 

Site map is in the SCCARA-GRAM

SCCARA Newsletter links

SCCARA-GRAM newsletter

SCCARA-GRAM ARCHIVES - (older copies still being added)

 

SCCARA __VIDEO__ ARCHIVES

CLUB HISTORY ARCHIVES

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION (PDF)

SCCARA BADGE ORDER

REQUEST TO BECOME AN 'ELMER'

 

 

 

 

 

The Regular meeting is at THE NEW KAISER HOSPITAL off

HOMESTEAD & LAWRENCE EXPY, SANTA CLARA CA.

Main Hospital Building Basement room often in B6 near cafeteria.

(Alterations will be announced.)

Parking lot B is closest, use the 'WEST' entry (right side) watch for signs to B6.

Directions:

From Lawrence Expressway turn WEST on Homestead

then LEFT (South) into the parking lot.

Lot B is the middle lot.

When entering the Homestead driveway you are facing the main hospital.

AREA MAP

SCCARA's Radio Room is Open Monthly.

See:

Special events

Contests

 

The club board meeting is held the third Monday of each month
at the San Jose Red Cross building, 2731 N 1st Street, San Jose, CA at 7:30PM
guests welcome

Board Meeting Map

Officers & Directors of SCCARA

Want current information regarding the local volunteer license examiner
program in relationship with ARRL?

ARRL VE EXAMS

 

HAM FLEA MARKETS COORDINATED BY ASVARO

(header is link)

 

 

Elaborated Details of 2 prior presentations

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From our February 14, 2011 Regular meeting The February SCCARA meeting featured Rich Harrington, (prior WA6GJF) Now KN6FW, speaking on T Hunting.

As his first call suggests Rich has been at this since 1962. Rich got part of his T-Hunting skills in the US Navy where it is a serious business.

Rich is now retired from Pacific Bell so he can devote his time to designing, building, and using DF equipment.

DF Loop data

TDOA data

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"How to radiate a big signal from a small lot."

The Link to talk given 9/8/08 is below.

Mr.Badger was a ham since 1939. He graduated from U C Berkeley in Electrical Engineering.

He has had many articles published in both the professional and amateur press.

Regretfully Mr Badger passed on 11/15/09 at 84 years.

The W6TC DX Loop presented by George Badger

( http://www.ae6pm.com/Shared.htm)

 

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