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

January 2017 Carrier Graphical

It's that time of year again to renew. Click on the link below for the form:
SFVARC Membership Application & Renewal Form

Latest Information

Just wanted to pass on to everyone that Bill Holliday - WB6EDE/SK
has passed on. He was 80 years old.
I received a phone call from Arlene.
He passed away on December 20, 2016 from a heart attack in the morning shortly after waking up in the morning. I will keep everyone posted as far as any other info that is received.

Jim Sullivan - WB6TNF


I would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy 2017, and hoping that your holidays were filled with family, friends, and the spirt of the season.

I would like to welcome our board for 2017,
Jack Eyster KO6V President
Randy Comeau K6BC Executive VP
Tom Peabody K6TGP Planning VP
John Tibbetts W9APX Technical VP
Ginger Wonderling AB6YL Membership VP
Richard Donner WA6KYR Secretary
Don Pettric WG6H Treasurer

Our next meeting will be Friday, January 20th, at LAPD West Valley community room and out speaker will be Margie Hoffman KG6TRB, and the topic will be Baker to Vegas.

I would like to remind you that its time for your 2017 renewals.

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the meeting.

Jack Eyster KO6V

A couple upcoming events.
Yuma Hamfest, February 17-18, 2017
QCWA 70
th Anniversary, CHARITY Cruise, October 18 29, 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 ko6v@arrl.net

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.)