River City Amateur Radio Communications Society
Sacramento, California since 1976!
Sacramento, California since 1976!
Our December 5th 7 pm Holiday Dinner exclusively for current RCARCS members and family members or guest will be at the Old Spaghetti Factory, 731 Sunrise Ave, Roseville CA 95661. The cost is $24.00 per person including the meal, tax, tip and beverage. Our meal choices include spaghetti with marinara sauce, spaghetti with rich meat sauce or baked lasagna, and includes hot baked bread, soup or crisp green salad, and a scoop of spumoni or vanilla ice cream. Gluten free options can be ordered and paid at the dinner. Drink options include coffee, tea, milk and soft drinks. Please order your meal selections here by November 30.
Optional Toy Drive Collection for needy children - Bring an unwrapped toy (suggested $10 value) to our dinner for needy children at WEAVE.
Select your entree, enter your name or callsign, then click "Add to Cart."
Return to this page to order additional dinners.
You may click this "View Cart" button when you have finished ordering.
Our monthly in-person club meetings are held at 7 pm PT on the first Tuesday of each month at the Carmichael Public Library Meeting Room (except December), 5605 Marconi Ave, Carmichael CA 95608 and are open to members and all visitors.
Members and visitors may request log on access to our meetings via Zoom. Send an email to email@example.com
Would you like a personal mentor to help get you started? Come to a meeting and ask about our "Elmer" Program!
2023 Annual Lyle Aufranc Memorial Award
In Recognition for Exceptional Service
The nomination period for the prestigious Annual Lyle Aufranc Memorial Award in Recognition for Exceptional Service is now closed.
The award will be presented at our annual Holiday Dinner meeting on December 5 at the Old Spaghetti Factory.
Congratulations to our Elected Officers and Board of Directors
and Thanks to our 2023 officers & directors for your service and leadership!
Board of Directors
Send your newsletter items to Ken, KE6RMN, firstname.lastname@example.org
All River City ARCS members and visitors are welcome!
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Click to Listen via the KFS WebSDR in Half Moon Bay!
8:30 pm - 10 meter net 28.420 MHz USB
3:00 pm - 40 meter Roundtable Net on 7181 kHz LSB
10 meter Slow Speed (5 wpm) Morse CW Net: 28.055 MHz. Tues. & Thurs. at 10:00 AM and Wed. at 7:00 PM Pacific Time (Hosted by Ioan Negru, AI6UO)
Upcoming Meeting Programs/Area Events
Join or Renew Membership
Annual Dues for Full Time Students are $5
RENEWALS, use HAM CLUB ONLINE.
Each dues payment extends your membership for 365 days. You should have an anniversary month for renewal every year. We appreciate your support.
Life & Complimentary Members (n=12) : KD6RM KF6IZU KP4MD N6DRY+ N6ICW N6SNO W6AWS W6DFG WB2ZEI WB6YLK WO6J+ Marie Martin (XYL of WB6YLK) Nancy Reid (XYL of K6DRY) KN6GAA : Legend: Silent Key+
Current Paid Members for 2023 (n=139).
AE6JG AI6UO AI6W AJ6GE DW7XCP K6CIM K6DRY K6GCN K6GEO K6HUH K6JGV K6MJ K6MCS K6VDU K6VSS K6WSM K6ZK K6ZLY K7GFM K9MEG KA4RXE KA6YLA KC6TRH KD6GBY KD6ILC KD6MDV KD6QZH KE6RMN KE7EL KE8FT KF6ABC KF6RNZ KF6VOZ KF6YXK KG6BPO KG6ILB KG6NEN KG6SMX KI1TTY KI6JTF KI6LXY KI6MOL KI6RT KJ6CFD KJ6PRY KJ6QMD KJ6VVV KK6DCT KK6FON KK6LOL KK6PAS KK6TBO KK6WIP KK6WSP KK6YHM KK6ZGA KK6ZGB KL7HQR KM6DNV KM6DWD KM6FKB KM6GYM KM6JEQ KM6JNS KM6KFW KM6MPV KM6MZY KM6NFO KM6ONO KM6SBB KM6TVV KN6BVX KN6CAT KN6CTP KN6HTD KN6JGY KN6KDT KN6LC KN6LPW KN6LPX KN6LRN KN6LRO KN6PRD KN6QFQ KN6QQT KN6RWN KN6RXK KN6SD KN6WQP KN6WXR KN6YCN KN6ZGY KN6ZJJ KO6KD KO6AGW KR4TH KS6WTF KV3LMR N3ARP N5JEF N6ACU N6CKV N6CUQ N6DTR N6DXX N6EF N6EMF N6MAJ N6PGQ N6RF N6SRB N6TWW N6UMI N6WLM N6VN NR6H N7DY W6AE W6BS W6KDJ W6PJJ W6TEE W6TGS W6VDP W6VFW W6WMD W6WWR WA6L WA6LXD WA6NEA WA6WST WB6BIT WB6FC WB6UBK WD6AMA WG6CFS WO0KI W9SLH David Damit (N0 call)
Updated Nov 27, 2023: TOTAL of 151 members [91 are ARRL members =60%]
Member dues & donations defray our meeting, event and operating expenses.
Monthly River City ARCS Club Breakfasts at Brookfield's Restaurant
Join us the third Saturday of every month at 8:30 am for our friendly River City ARCS club breakfast in the meeting room at Brookfield's Restaurant, 4343 Madison Ave, Sacramento, CA. All our club members, family and visitors are welcome at this casual monthly social event.
Happy Birthday KN6HTD (November)
River City ARCS Net Control Operators who participate in the Birthday Sweepstakes will get a personalized QSL card, plus surprise goodies from Jojo KN6HTD and Jen KI1TTY.
Thank you for your dedication to emergency preparedness training and response by becoming one of our net control operators.
River City ARCS Logo Apparel
Order River City ARCS Logo caps, shirts and jackets directly from our logo apparel supplier.
Call Gina Land at (916) 455-2876 or visit Danoc Manufacturing,
6015 Power Inn Rd Ste A, Sacramento CA 95824.
River City ARCS Bottle Cap Opener (plus personalized QSL card) - NEW
Get this via $5 donation to the club, or receive as a gift for doing Birthday Net Control Sweepstakes. This is a program for new net control operators to celebrate birthday with the group, on-the-air! Apply when you are ready as net control - you will receive training by shadowing, and be assisted on your debut. The club can also lend you a mobile radio, with power supply, and vertical antenna.
River City ARCS Car Magnet and Sticker
You earn this after 1 year of membership with the club. We hope you stay current with your membership!
Jeep SUV with car magnet photo credit: Alf Gonzalez KN6PRD
Port Authority Cap $5.00 plus tax
River City ARCS Logo - add $5.50 plus tax
Name and call sign on each side of Logo - add $10.00 plus tax
Deep Red color Hanes #0504 EcoSmart Jersey Knit Polo Shirt with Pocket $14.00 plus tax
River City ARCS logo on left chest - add $5.50 plus tax
Name and call sign embroidered on right chest - add $8.50 plus tax
True Royal color Sport-Tek by Port Authority Style JST71 Sideline Jacket (call for latest price)
Large Logo embroidered on back - add $18.00 plus tax.
Small Logo on left chest - add $6.50 plus tax.
Name and call sign on left chest - add $8.50 plus tax.
Coming Soon: Engraved, magnetic club name plates!
Amateur Radio Video/Podcast Channels
Videos: ARRL • Amateur Radio Roundtable • Amateur Logic TV • Ham College TV • Ham Nation Live Wed. at 6 pm PT - Episodes 80-485
• Ham Radio 2.0 • Ham Radio Crash Course • Other YouTube channels: N6NA • K7AGE • W6LG • K6UDA • W2AEW • KEØOG • VK3YE
We appreciate your support of the River City ARCS! This is your Club! Support it!
We forward inquiries and comments addressed to email@example.com to the appropriate party.
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