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W6SD .-- -.... ... -..
Founded in 1946 at the end of WWII, our club has been true to one simple philosophy --
help others and have fun doing it.

September 2017 Carrier Graphical

It's that time of year again to renew.
Click on the link below for the form:
Make note our our new mailing address!
San Fernando Valley ARC
P.O. Box 280244
Northridge, CA 91328-0244

SFVARC Membership Application & Renewal Form

Latest Information

W6SD Club Field Day was a huge success at Granada Hills Charter High School.

Hamcom 2017 is September 15, 16, & 18, 2017.
Torrance Marriot,
3635 Fashion Way,
Torrance, CA 90503
Point your GPS to the driveway entrance:
33.837426,-118.351078
http://www.hamconinc.org

Our next meetings Date and Time:
Friday, September 15 at 7:30pm at the
LAPD West Valley station
19020 Vanowen St.
Reseda, CA 91335
Parking is behind or beside the Library that is next to the station.
As a reminder, we are not to use the police parking lot.

Upcoming events.
Hamcom 2017 is September 15, 16, & 18, 2017.
QCWA 70
th Anniversary, CHARITY Cruise, October 18 29, 2017
Holiday party and Raffle, December 3, 2017

For hams new to DX, The New DXers Handbook, written by Bryce Anderson, K7UA, is a must read. It is about 40 pages in length and answers all the questions. Best of all, it is a free download.
Thank you Mark, K6FG

 

Want to order a club badge?
The SFVARC badge comes standard with a safety pin fastener and may
also be ordered with other fasteners. They have optional fasteners.
Contact Don or Ginger

Monthly Meetings
General Meeting third Friday of every month at 7:30pm.
Third Friday of the month, 7:30 p.m. at LAPD West Valley station
19020 Vanowen St,
Reseda, CA 91335

community room. Park behind the library.

Lunch at Denny's every Thursday @ 10:00am
Several members of the club gather for lunch on:
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. at Denny's.
16575 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91406-3732

(818) 994-0952
Everyone is welcome to attend.

The San Fernando Valley Amateur Radio Club offers, to a licensed ham, a simplex net on 2 meters. The net is held every Tuesday evening at 20:00 local time on 145.570 MHz. All amateurs are welcome to check-in.

We hold 2m Repeater Net every Thursday Evening (with some exceptions) at 20:00 local time on the Magic Mountain Machine at 147.735 MHz, with a transmit offset down (-) 600 KHz and a PL tone of 100 Hz. If Magic is down or unavailable, we will meet on the Duck Mountain Machine at 147.240 MHz, with a plus (+) transmit offset and no PL tone. All amateurs are welcome to check in.

A High Frequency Net on Wednesday Evenings at 20:00 local time. This net takes place at 28.310 MHz +/- QRM. This is in the Upper Side Band Mode. All amateurs are welcome to check in.

The San Fernando Valley Amateur Radio Club would like to extend a special thanks to the owner of the Magic Mountain Repeater, Dennis, KB6C, for allowing us to use his repeater each and every week for our nets.

Every year we participate in the ARRL Field Day. This year it is June 27-28, 2015 (Always The Fourth Full Weekend In June.)