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.

February 2018 Meeting – AG7N Worldwide Travel

Feb 13th, 2018 AG7N Worldwide Travel How does two months on an around-the-world trip sound? How about including ham radio, with a stop at Friedrichshafen, the European version of Dayton and Visalia? Come to this month’s meeting as John, AG7N, will tell us all about his once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Details about our monthly meetings and a catalog of past… Read More »

January 2018 Meeting – VK9MA

Jan 9th, 2018 This month’s program is not to be missed—the first opportunity anywhere to see and hear about the Mellish Reef VK9MA operation.  And we’ll have no less than team leader (and Club President) Rob, N7QT and Brain, N9ADG to tell us all about it.  You’ll regret it if you stay home. Details about our monthly meetings… Read More »

December 2017 Meeting – Christmas Party

Dec 12th, 2017 Annual Christmas Party No program this month but even better: election of officers and directors, presentation of club awards, a super raffle and unrestrained celebration of the holidays. Be there. Details about our monthly meetings and a catalog of past programs are available on the Monthly Membership Meetings page.

November 2017 Meeting – SteppIR

Nov 14th, 2017 What on earth is this? An old-fashioned bobby pin? A custom-designed Louisville Slugger for Barry Bonds? Nope, it is the latest thing to come from the fertile minds of the folks at SteppIR—a Yagi that will have your neighbors and the president of your homeowners’ association giving you gifts for the holidays. Come to the… Read More »

October 2017 Meeting – VK0EK

Oct 10th, 2017 The program this month is a real treat—the spectacular scenes from the 2016 DXpedition to Heard Island. The video about VKØEK is narrated by Bob Schmieder, KK6EK, the expedition organizer. Rob’s 125th Street Grill, 125th and Aurora Avenue North Dinner at 6:30. Details about our monthly meetings and a catalog of past programs are available… Read More »

September 2017 Meeting – K5EM, Eclipse

Sept 12th, 2017 Justin, K5EM, travelled to the Blue Mountains in eastern Oregon for both a little radio and a little eclipse viewing. He’ll regale us with stories of the NAQP, satellite operation and the setup, operations and lessons learned. Rob’s 125th Street Grill, 125th and Aurora Avenue North Dinner at 6:30. Details about our monthly meetings and… Read More »

June 2017 Meeting – W3LPL Antennas

Jun 13th, 2017 W3LPL RX Antennas How do you like this aerial view of the contest mega-station owned by Frank Donovan, W3LPL. As you might suspect, Frank knows a lot about antennas. At the meeting this month we’ll hear Frank speak about antennas for 80 and 160 in a widely-acclaimed video. Meeting location, RSVP details, background, and a… Read More »

May 2017 Meeting – Show and Tell

May 9th, 2017 Show and Tell While we talk about equipment, stations, and DXing or contesting, pictures are worth 1000 words.  This month, we’ll take a virtual tour of club members’ stations.  This is an opportunity to show off a little or complain about how tough your terrain and neighborhood QRM are.

April 2017 Meeting – K7ADD, North/South Cook Islands

April 11, 2017 Following his first DXpedition to the North Cook Islands (as E51AMF/E51ADD), Bengt, K7ADD, will share his experiences and tips for those considering their first trip, large or small. His perspective as a newer ham on a solo DXpedition may provide a different perspective than the posttrip reports following larger trips by more experienced hams.

March 2017 Meeting – KZ1W Antarctic Travels

March 14, 2017 Grant KZ1W spent most of January 2017 on a expedition cruise ship, traveling to the Falklands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula. He operated MM a bit aboard the ship. His slide and video presentation at the March meeting will discuss operating MM on a cruise ship, an introduction to Antarctica, whaling, penguins and seals,… Read More »