Stockton-Delta

Amateur Radio Club

The next club meeting will be on Thursday, May 14th at 7:30 PM at Bear Creek Community Church, 11171 N Lower Sacramento Rd north of 8 Mile Rd...
Jason KJ6JR

APRIL CLUB MEETING REPORT


The meeting was well attended starting at 7:33 PM after setting up for our presentation.  Treasurer Dave N6LHL reported after paying bills, the treasury stands at $5061.00 .  He reported that the Kenwood TM-731 donated to the club had been sold.  


John NZ6Q and Paul N6KZW reported on the development of a club "Net Control Station in a Box" and the membership authorized spending up to $900 to bring the kit together.  


Charlie WB6NVB reported on Field Day and the club would be placing a bulk order for Field Shirts at the May Meeting. 


Bob K6DGQ reported on an article in the latest QST discussing practical operating tips for Public Service Events.  He suggested that a presentation might be a good meeting topic in the future.  


Jason KJ6JR gave a presentation of his experience assisting in the recovery of a weather balloon launched as part of pi-day activities at UC Berkeley on March 14th. This was a very interesting story and video enjoyed by everyone in attendance. 


Sign-up sheets were passed around for volunteers for the May 2nd March of Dimes Walk-a-Thon and the May 3rd Delta Century Bike Ride.  


Our next meeting will be on Thursday May 14th.  We will be working on plans for Museum Ships weekend, Field Day and the Avenue of the Vines Half-Marathon. If you are need of transportation to and from the meeting, please contact Paul, N6KZW or John, NZ6Q and we will arrange transportation assistance for you.


Call for Volunteers
2015 March of Dimes
Walk for Babies
On Saturday May 2nd join us in providing comm support for the 2015 Match of Dimes - March for Babies.  Starting at 8AM, this year's course will cover Pacific Ave - Miracle Mile.  This is a "low key" public safety event and a great opportunity for a first time operator to 'learn the ropes'.  

If you have not yet signed-up, you can go to the Event Volunteer page and sign-up today for this great event. 
March of Dimes 2014 Operators

Delta Century Ride

May 3rd

Jessie's Grove Winery 

SAG Wagon Assignments by NZ6Q at 2014 Event

Plan on joining us in support of the Stockton Bicycle Club Delta Century Bike Ride on Sunday May 3rd.  We need operators to support rest stops, SAG wagons and start-finish Net Control.  If you have not yet signed-up, you can go to the Event Volunteer page and sign-up today for this great event.  


We will again be offering riders the "SAG Hotline" and using APRS to monitor the route and SAG vehicles.  




CLUB REPEATERS

Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at 2500 feet, the club repeaters cover the Southern Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valleys. The call-sign is W6SF and can be heard on 147.165 MHz and on 442.250 MHz with a PL of 107.2 Hz. Club simplex frequency is 147.51 MHz.


SDARC also has a UHF repeater, operating independently, on 444.575+ PL 107.2.  This is a local low level Stockton repeater with the call W6SF.  As the project progresses, three receiver/voters will be installed via T1 phone lines and the addition of IRLP linking to other repeaters.  
TECH REP:  Steve - K6SCA
Coming Soon!

Plans are underway to install several voting receivers, strategically located on the 444.575 repeater (W6SF) in Stockton.  The addition of these receivers will sharply increase receive capability throughout Stockton and Lodi with the use of a hand held radio.  Check the repeater occasionally for the upgrade.
TECH REP:  Knox - K6NOX

W6SF CLUB INFORMATION

MEETINGS: Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 1930 hours, located at the Bear Creek Community Church, 11171 Lower Sacramento Road. Members, guests and people having an interest in amateur radio are invited to attend.

WEEKLY NET: The weekly net is held each Monday at 2000 hours on the above named repeaters. Members and visitors are invited to check in. There is also an unofficial get-together on Thursday evenings (Except meeting nights) at 1930 hours on 28.457 MHz. Amateurs with the proper license are encouraged to particip
ate.

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