I am pleased to announce that East Bay Section Assistant Section Manager David Haycock KI6AWR and the Santa Clara Valley Section’s Public Information Coordinator (PIC) Suellene Petersen K6CPA have arranged to present Part 2 of the ARRL Public Information Officer (PIO) Certification Class. This will be a full 2 day event that will include the final examination. Anyone interested in becoming an ARRL Certified PIO should attend.
Part 1 of this course was presented at Pacificon. If you missed Part 1, you should attend this event anyway. The instructors will work out a solution to get you the information that you missed.
WHAT: ARRL PIO Certification Class
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 15th and Sunday, Nov. 16th from 8AM to 5PM
WHERE: 431 Stardust Place, Alameda CA 94501 (on the old Naval Air Station)
There is plenty of free parking available. If you are coming from a long distance, you may want to make your own lodging arrangements in Alameda.
For more information, contact Suellene Petersen K6CPA at
ARRL East Bay Section
Section Manager James R Latham AF6AQ
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 -to- 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/)
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.
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.
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.
431 Stardust Place
Alameda CA 94501
Part 1 July 13th
Part 2 July 20th
Part 3 July 27th
All sessions are from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.
If you have questions or want to register for this free class please contact:
David Haycock, KI6AWR
510-846-0011 or email: email@example.com