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Founded in 1946 at the end of WWII, our club has been true to one simple
help others and have fun doing it.
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link below for the form:
SFVARC Membership Application & Renewal Form
next meeting will be on April 17th. Our speaker will be
Ed Fong on his J-Pole antenna and the theory of j-poles. But what
makes the program unusual is he will be presenting it via video
Ed Fong will be out speaker for the April 17th meeting, and I'm including his bio
Biography - Ed Fong was first licensed in 1968 as WN6IQN. He later upgraded to Extra Class with his present call of WB6IQN. He obtained the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Univ. of California at Berkeley and his Ph.D. from the Univ. of San Francisco. A Senior Member of the IEEE, he has 10 patents and over 40 published papers and books in the area of communications and integrated circuit design. Presently, he is employed by the University of California (previously at Berkeley and presently at Santa Cruz- Silicon Valley) as an instructor teaching graduate classes in RF design and High Speed interface design. During his 30 year career he has performed worked for Motorola, National Semiconductor, Phillips Semiconductor and Advanced Micro Devices.
A special thanks to Jack, K6OV, for working with Ed to make it work.
Jack Eyster - KO6V
new to DX, The
New DXer’s 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
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also be ordered with other fasteners. Click here to see optional
General Meeting third Friday of every month at 7:30pm.
We are located at the Northridge Medical Center Hospital.
18300 Roscoe Blvd.
Northridge, CA 91325
5th floor Penthouse
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
27-28, 2015 (Always The Fourth Full
Weekend In June.)