2014 ARRL Arizona Section Convention The 2014 ARRL Arizona Section Convention, to be held in
conjunction with the annual Yuma Hamfest. This event is just two
months away, held Friday and Saturday, February 14-15, 2014 at the
Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma, Arizona.
Now in our tenth year and one of the largest hamfests in the ARRL's
Southwestern Division, the Yuma Hamfest is one of the few multi-day
convention-style hamfests held in Arizona. We feature commercial
exhibitors and vendors, tailgating, grand prizes worth $13,700,
on-site RV camping, free parking, seminars held in parallel tracks,
amateur license testing, DXCC card checking, an antenna clinic &
transmitter hunt, our famous Buzzard BBQ dinner, great hourly door
prizes, a hospitality area, the "Country Store" consignment sales
area, and much more.
Admission is only $5, tailgating spots are $10 for the weekend, and we
offer a food concession run by a professional chef. Our now-famous
Buzzard BBQ dinner is only $10 and has sold out for the last three
years. We are giving away a Samsung Note 10.1 tablet as an admission
registration prize to someone just for attending. You should mark the
third weekend of February on your calendar and plan on attending the
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
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
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
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.
year we participate in the ARRL Field Day. This year it is June
22-23, 2013 (Always The Fourth Full
Weekend In June.)