Field Day – Strategies, Tactics and
Techniques by Marty Woll N6VI
February 21, 2014 Guest Speaker
Do you view ARRL's Field Day as a contest, a public-relations event, a
training opportunity, a disaster communications drill, or some of
each? This presentation addresses the factors that drive a variety of
planning decisions for those participating in this always-popular
event. It identifies tactical opportunities to get more out of your
Field Day efforts and ways to tackle such problems as cross-band
interference and incorporation of a Get-On-The-Air (GOTA) station into
a group’s primary operation.
Marty has been our speaker last year May as well. His presentation on
Emergency Power, Loads, Sources and Management was excellent and was
well received by the club's membership. Marty has been in Amateur
Radio for over forty-seven years and is a frequent speaker at radio
clubs and conventions. A retired CPA with a major international
accounting firm, he holds an Extra Class license and is a Life Member
of the ARRL Marty is a founding member of the Southern California
Contest Club and has served as a member and chair of the ARRL's
Contest Advisory Committee. In nearly 20 contest expeditions, Marty
has set up and operated amateur radio stations on six continents.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 9:08 PM Subject: BIARA / NI6BB ARRL affiliated association charter
Per the suggestion of our SCM David Greenhut I have coordinated an
Battleship Iowa for the ARRL officials to formally present our
Charter to BIARA / Battleship Iowa Amateur Radio Association. I have
also arranged for discounted $10 tickets to tour the Battleship of
The proposed date and time for the presentation will be February
15th, at 1100, at the discage antenna on the bow. To obtain the
discounted rate I will need an approximate head count to finalize the
deal. This offer is open to ALL licensed amateur radio operators and
the key will probably require the presentation of a copy of your
license or similar proof.
I ask that the LAACARC pass the word ASAP and have any and all who
would like to participate to RSVP to me at
73 - Doug Dowds - W6HB BIARA - Battleship Iowa Amateur Radio Association
President & Co-founder
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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.)