Mar 13th, 2018 Jim Pace/K7CEX, the ARRL Northwestern Division Director, will be with us for the April meeting for a presentation on League activities during his tenure. Mr Pace is a member of the WWDXC. Monte Simpson/AF7PQ, the Western Washington Section Manager, has been invited to accompany. These are our elected representatives in the national organization. Mr Pace… Read More »
Mar 13th, 2018 Jim Fenstermaker/K9JF, will brief us on his recent visit to Kosovo, and his participation the 1st-ever activation of a Z6 station. He’s entitled his talk as “KOSOVO Became a New DXCC Entity on January 21, 2018 and How I Got There” Details about our monthly meetings and a catalog of past programs are available on… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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.