Category Archives: Meetings

Membership meetings occur on the second Tuesday of most months. Be sure to check out the Monthly Meeting page for details of our next program, directions, details, and RSVP instructions.

October 2022 Meeting

Please join us Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 6:30PM Pacific via Zoom for our October monthly meeting and presentation. Following a devastating shack fire in 2020, Dave W7UUU set about a state-of-the-art shack overhaul.  This program will show not only graphic imagery of the massive fire, but more importantly reveal the cause and how best to approach shack safety.  You’ll see photos… Read More »

September 2022 Meeting

With 3rd attempt spanning over the last few years, our Team (Adrian KO8SCA, Alex KL5CX, James KB2FMH, Hal W8HC, Tim NL8F, Yuri N3QQ) successfully made it to Kiska island via Adak and back, on schedule, without accidents and would like to share first-hand details about this adventure.

Join us September 13 at 6:30PM Pacific via Zoom

June 2022 Meeting

Please join us June 14 at 6:30PM Pacific via Zoom for a presentation on the 6 meter “magic band by Ken Neubeck, WB2AMU. An informal group begins to assemble around 6PM, the meeting starts with club business and announcements between 6:30 and 7PM and the presentation will start at the top of the hour. A lifelong resident of… Read More »

May 2022 Meeting

On Tuesday, May 10 at 7PM, Eric Moyer will walk us through the world of desktop 3D printing. Eric will be Eric will cover basic 3D printer technology and terminology and talk about how to get started in 3D printing and 3D modeling. Eric has been 3D printing at home since 2012 and will also share some key… Read More »

April 2022 Meeting

On Tuesday, April 12, Grant Saviers, KZ1W, will discuss his upgraded tower project. An unplanned Phase II of the KZ1W “retirement” station was oriented to putting up an 80m beam.  However, opportunity presented itself and it evolved into much more complex and sizable project – 8 independently-rotating Yagi antennas on a 142ft Rohn65 tower.  The building of this… Read More »

March 2022 Meeting

This Tuesday, March 8th, instead of a speaker this month we will have breakout room mixers, giving members an opportunity to socialize in random smaller groups.  Having missed in-person meetings for two years, we hope this will enable closer social connection and getting to know newer members better. The meeting will be available to join at 5:45 p.m.… Read More »

February 2022 Meeting

This Tuesday, February 8th, Craig Thompson, K9CT, will be spending time with us once more talk about some new design concepts and improvements that he has been making at his mega-station since he spoke with us last April. Craig has a distinguished history within ham radio as an ARRL Contest Advisory Committee member, past President of the Society… Read More »

January 2022 Meeting

This Tuesday, January 11th, we will ring in the New Year with our very own Sam, WC7Q, and Rob, N7QT, who will cover securing station computers from malware and viruses. They’ll step us through the problems caused by the failures, what can be done to prepare and protect yourself from an attack, and how to rescue a system… Read More »

December 2021 Meeting

Our December meeting on Tuesday, December 14th, will be a social round-robin affair via Zoom, in lieu of our annual Holiday Dinner Party. Rob, N7QT, will give a year in review, we’ll break out into some smaller groups to share about the year wit fellow members, and we’ll hold club elections of the 2022 club officers and the… Read More »

November 2021 Meeting

On November 9th, our regular monthly meeting will feature Mike Ritz, W7VO. Mike has been a Life Member of the ARRL for over four decades, and is a very active DXer. He is a three term past President of the Willamette Valley DX Club, and is a Trustee for the Columbia River DX Club which he founded to… Read More »