Santa Clara County Amateur Radio Association
was formed as a general interest amateur radio club in 1921
and became a non-profit corporation in 1947.
meeting is the second Monday
of each month at 7:30PM.
Visitors are always welcome to attend the club meeting.
Club address is:
San Jose CA 95103-0106
The August 12, 2019 Meeting Speaker is:
Marcel Stieber AI6MS will be giving his presentation
"What it takes to install an HF Antenna Tower and
how to get started" (video by W6KWF).
Hope to see you at the meeting!
Gregg KF6FNA, President
Everyone is invited to attend the SCCARA picnic
starting at 09:00, on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Henry Schmidt Park in Santa Clara.
Additional details in SCCARA-GRAM
SCCARA will provide hot dogs, buns, condiments, sodas and charcoal for this pot luck event.
There will be park tables and benches shaded by pop-up canopies, but attendees should
consider bringing their own folding chairs for more comfort.
Several SCCARA members will be there at sunrise to claim tables and hang at least one HF antenna and to set up a 2 m station for talk-in on the SCCARA 2 m repeater. Attendees are welcome to show up early and help with set-up. There will be more information at the August 12, 2019 SCCARA General Meeting.
The REGULAR SCCARA MEETING starts at 7:30 PM at Kaiser Santa Clara
(on Lawrence Expressway at Homestead Road.) in Building 700,
Room B-06 in the basement (across the hall from the cafeteria.)
CLUB STATION & OPERATING EVENTS: See Special Events tab
Field Day: see Contests tab
PREVIOUS SPEAKERS (link)
Hospital Site map is in the SCCARA-GRAM
SCCARA Newsletter linksSCCARA-GRAM-current
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.
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.
SCCARA's Radio Room is Open Monthly.
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
Want current information regarding the local volunteer license examiner
program in relationship with ARRL?
(header is link)
Elaborated Details of 2 prior presentations
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.
"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.
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