The San Francisco Radio Club has been invited once more to manage the Communications Team for the 2016 San Francisco Marathon. Do you want to be part of the city's biggest event? Are you looking for an opportunity to put your skills to work? Whether returning to duty, brand new to amateur radio or volunteering to an event of this magnitude for the first time, we have positions for all levels of experience and guarantee a fun day!
Following up on last years successful 2 Meter FM QSO Party, we are going to have another go. It will be held on 8/27/2016 from 10AM to 2PM Pacific Time. See the Events page for more info.
The club will be holding a Special Event Station on Saturday, July 16, 2016 , 16:00 - 23:00Z (9:00AM - 4:00PM Pacific Time). Contact Tony firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating in this event. W6PW/100 Special qsl card. 28.300 24.945 21.275 18.150 14.225 7.178 MHz. QSL to Tony Dowler, K6BV c/o P.O. Box 1749, Pacifica, CA 94044-6749 with SASE. See http://qrz.com/db/w6pw for additional details.
Join us on July 15th for a hands-on workshop introducing Arduinos, breadboards, basic programming concepts, and wireless communication between Arduinos. Use the form below to register to actively participate. Anyone not interested on the hands-on part of the program can of course observe and take the opportunity to socialize we the rest of us.
There is a $10 fee associated with this registration. This is to cover the cost of the Arduino board which, of course, you get to keep! A laptop computer is required.
The San Francisco Radio Club will be hosting the ARRL Field Day 2016 at the Golden Gate Park National Recreation Area (GGNRA), Fort Miley West, immediately west of the San Francisco V.A. Medical Center. This is the same location we hosted Field Day 2015.
We will be operating a "Get On The Air", GOTA, station so unlicensed individuals are also welcome to join us and operate our radios!!!
For location information, more details and to sign up as a volunteer please visit our events page or click below.
Last Saturday morning, a group of 9 brave volunteers fought the elements and did an amazing job representing our club in providing emergency communication support to the National Brain Tumor Society. Robert AD6I, Joan WA3TSS, Rachel KM6BOJ, Antonis AA6PP, James KM6ASJ, Joe WA3TSP, David KK6JKC, Jeff KK6JJZ and Carla KF6KYB met early morning at Crissy Field and put their radios to work! A very warm thank you to all volunteers.