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PACIFICON 2014

Posted by ks6m on 25th September 2014

PACIFICON is designated by the ARRL as one of six Regional Centennial Events for 2014. This great west coast ham radio convention is sponsored by the Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club (MDARC). PACIFICON 2014 will take place Friday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th, at the Marriott Santa Clara Hotel in Santa Clara, California.

Friday October 10, 2014 at 8:00 AM PDT
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Sunday October 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM PDT

Marriott Santa Clara / Marriott Convention Center
2700 Mission College Boulevard
Santa Clara CA 95054

  • Youth 17 & under free
  • College students $5
  • Advance registration closes October 5, 2014

For events, latest updates and registration go to www.PACIFICON.org (http://www NULL.pacificon NULL.org/)

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HR.4969– Amateur Radio Parity Act

Posted by af6aq on 17th July 2014

An HR.4969 page now is open on the ARRL website. It contains information and resources for clubs and individuals wishing to support efforts to gain co-sponsors for the measure by contacting their members of Congress.

Here’s the direct link: http://www.arrl.org/hr-4969.

These ARRL Web news stories, posted July 16th, provide additional background.

http://www.arrl.org/news/grassroots-campaign-underway-to-promote-co-sponsorship-of-amateur-radio-parity-act

http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-president-issues-call-to-action-to-gain-support-for-hr-4969-amateur-radio-parity-act

Thank you very much.

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Centennial QSO Party Scoring Page

Posted by ks6m on 15th February 2014

The ARRL Centennial QSO Party scoring page (https://centennial-qp NULL.arrl NULL.org/) is now live! This new page allows you to see your Centennial QSO Party score, what QSOs you’ve been given credit for, and where your score stands in the listing of all participants. You can also search the database for a specific call to see how many points it is worth. Use your Logbook of The World (http://www NULL.arrl NULL.org/logbook-of-the-world) username and password to enter.

Read more about the ARRL Centennial QSO Party in the ARRL East Bay Section.

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EC-001 Course Announcement

Posted by af6aq on 21st June 2013

The ARRL East Bay Section is pleased to announce the schedule for the next EC-001 classroom course.

EC-001 is an introductory course designed for Amateur Radio volunteers who want to serve as part of an ARES® response team. The course is based on the ARRL publication “The ARRL Introduction to Emergency Communication Course, 4th Edition”.

This is a three part class with each part held on a different Saturday. The sessions are held from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm on consecutive Saturday mornings. The course is free of charge.

Pre-registration is required and students should plan to attend all three sessions.

Where?
431 Stardust Place
Alameda CA 94501
When?
Part 1 July 13th
Part 2 July 20th
Part 3 July 27th
All sessions are from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Contact?
If you have questions or want to register for this free class please contact:
David Haycock, KI6AWR
510-846-0011 or email: ki6awr@arrl.net

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Radio Class Forming

Posted by af6aq on 19th January 2013

G.O.T.A. Seminar

“Getting On The Air”

Forming Now!

 

The Salvation Army together with the Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club

will hold a 2 part seminar where you can develop your

Amateur Radio License Getting On The Air skills

 

This is your next step after becoming licensed. This is your chance to learn the how to and techniques of Emergency Communications on Ham Radio and the excitement of Getting On The Air.

 

This seminar is to upgrade your current Technician skills!

 

Seminar Times…

Part 1 Thursday March 28, 2013

Part 2 Thursday April 4, 2013

At 7-9 pm

The Salvation Army

3950 Clayton Road, (at West St.)

Concord 94521

 

Registration is required.

Class is FREE but there is a $5 materials fee – No Textbook is needed.

 

Follow up training continues throughout the year.

 Stay tuned at www.SATERNConcord.org

 

To sign up email: HamRadioClass@gmail.com (http://us NULL.mc1848 NULL.mail NULL.yahoo NULL.com/mc/compose?to=HamRadioClass null@null gmail NULL.com)

For voice mail or fax: 925 465-9554

 

 

Chuck Graham, KI6DCD

EDS/SATERN Training Coordinator

Salvation Army Concord Corps

 

 

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