Last Sunday the San Francisco Radio Club run another successful ham radio examination session. Congratulations to all candidates who passed their exams. Need help to get your radio programmed? Need help to get on the air? Contact us!
We are pleased to announce that our new VHF "Twin Peaks replacement repeater" is now fully tested and ready for prime time. This is the second Yaesu "System Fusion" repeater the club has deployed this Centennial year that supports both FM (analogue) and C4FM (digital) communications. Effective immediately please program your radios with the settings bellow:
To help everyone become familiar with DCS, we have put together a help page, named DCS Instructions, under the Technology section on this website. You can view it directly by clicking here. We will also be on the air over the next few days to help everyone with this transition.
Congratulations to K6BJ, the Santa Cruz County Amateur Radio Club, for celebrating their centennial in 2016!
The Club President, KE6AFE, reserved the use of the ground floor of the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz for the whole day of September 17th to celebrate with a special event. For more information please visit: http://www.k6bj.org/wordpress/help-celebrate-our-100th-anniversary/
How rare to see two clubs in such close proximity, collectively serving the community and promoting the hobby for 200 years!
SFRC board team
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.
Join us, August 19th, and listen to one of our members, Jeff KK6JJZ, presenting on the joys, problems and requirements of traveling with your radio gear. His presentation will cover both international and domestic travel, DX operations, HF-VHF-UHF activity, global licensing agreements, language concerns, airport security issues ...
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!
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.