River City ARCS - N6NA

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River City Amateur Radio Communications Society
Sacramento, California since 1976!

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August 2 Meeting - 3D Printing for the Radio Amateur

3D printed Call Sign3D printed reflector and Yagi antenna3D printed cover for Bencher paddle3D printed cover for Bencher paddle3D printed Straight Key

Our in-person club meetings resumed on Tuesday, August 2, at 7:30 pm at the Fair Oaks VFW Center, 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628.
Visitors are always welcome. We will continue to offer online access to our monthly club meetings.


Hank K6HUH and Ken KE6RMN gave the August meeting technical presentation on
"3D Printing for the Radio Amateur
"

Our General meetings are currently held online & are open to members and guests. Our members receive log on instructions via their email address on file with us. Visitors may request the Zoom log on information via advance e-mail to contact@n6na.org
Time: 7:30 pm PT 1st Tuesday of each month

Click to view our archived meeting presentations
Playlist of archived meeting videos

Would you like a personal mentor to help get you on the air? Come to our meeting and ask about our "Elmer" Program!

Members and Visitors always Welcome!

8:00 pm - N6NA 145.250 MHz FM Repeater (- offset) PL 162.2
&
AllStarLink Node: 53410 & EchoLink Node: N6NA-R

8:30 pm - 10 meter net 28.420 MHz USB

9:00 pm - Slow Scan TV Net N6NA 441.300 MHz FM Repeater
and
YouTube Live Stream

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 now through 2022

Annual Dues for Full Time Students are $5

Click here to Join, Renew or Update

your River City ARCS Membership Now!

Membership is by calendar year. We appreciate your timely support.

Life Members: KD6RM KF6IZU KP4MD N6DRY+ N6ICW W6AWS W6DFG WB2ZEI WB6YLK WO6J Marie Martin (no call) Nancy Reid (XYL of K6DRY) : Legend: Silent Key+

Paid members for 2022.
AA6CS AD6CQ AI6RC AJ6GE DW7XCP K6AAI K6BEK K6BSY K6CBB K6CIM K6ESS K6GCN K6GWJ K6HUH K6MCS K6VDU K6VSS K6WSM K7GFM K9MEG KA4RXE KA6YLA KC1CPS KC6TRH KD6EGD KD6GBY KD6MDV KD6QZH KD6RM KE6RMN KE6WKF KE7EL KE8FT KF6ABC KF6VOZ KG6ILB KG6SMX KI1TTY KI6BWN KI6JTF KI6LXY KI6MOL KI6RT KJ6CFD KJ6KME KJ6PRY KJ6QMD KJ6VVV KK6DCT KK6FON KK6LOL KK6PAS KK6TBE KK6TBO KK6WIP KK6WSP KK6YHI KK6YHM KK6ZGA KK6ZGB KL7HQR KM6AAJ KM6FKB KM6GYM KM6JEQ KM6JNS KM6MPV KM6MZY KM6NFO KM6ONO KM6SBB KM6TVV KM6UEW KN6BER KN6CAT KN6CTP KN6HTD KN6JGY KN6KDT KN6LPQ KN6LRN KN6LRO KN6QES KN6QNQ KN6RDD KN6REO KN6RXK KN6SD KN6SFE KN6SJD KN6SYT KN6TBD KN6XU KO6KD KR4TH KS6WTF N6CKV N6CUQ N6DTR N6DXX N6EF N6EMF N6GML N6KEN N6MAJ N6PGQ N6TWW N6UMI N6VN N7DY NR6H W6AE W6BS W6KDJ W6PJJ W6TEE W6TGS W6VFW W6WMD W6XBC W9SLH WA6FGI WA6LXD WA6NEA WB6BIT WG6CFS WW6DEF [updated August 10, 2022]

Complimentary for 2022: KN6PJH KN6PRD KN6QNJ KN6REO KN6RWN KN6TUG (Those who passed at least their Tech license at the Carmichael Elks ARRL VE Session)


THANK YOU TO OUR EVERGREEN* CLUB DONORS!

David KM6GYM, Laurence KC6TRH

Evergreen donor program is at least $10/mo x 1 year pledge -

You get the I LOVE N6NA Repeater Acrylic LED lit plaque

Member dues & donations defray our meeting, event and operating expenses.

We offer Complimentary Membership to new hams

licensed at Carmichael Elks,

Folsom VE team, and Granite Bay testing locations.

WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBER:

Sales Help Wanted

Ham Radio Outlet seeks licensed radio amateurs for Full or Part time sales positions at the Sacramento store, 4813 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95841. Call Steve Gilmore at (703) 643-1063 and send your cover letter and resume to resume@hamradio.com

Technical Help Wanted

ComSonics in Sacramento seeks Electronics Technician candidates who obtained RF knowledge through hobbies, military or work experience.

JOB SUMMARY:

RF bench technician that performs all operations including diagnosis, troubleshooting and testing of RF line distribution equipment for the cable and telecommunications industries

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High school graduate or GED
Experience: Minimum of 6 months which can include unpaid (hobby) or paid (military/work) experience in troubleshooting and repairing electronic equipment;
Basic soldering experience is preferred; Ham radio or General Radiotelephone Operator license (GROL) a plus.

Skills:
Familiar with radio frequency (RF) concepts
Ability to read/interpret drawings and schematics
Troubleshooting and testing RF electronic equipment
Soldering and desoldering experience preferred
Basic PC operations
Interpersonal and customer service skills
Performs other duties as required

Apply at https://www.comsonics.com/about-us/careers/ Job ID #2387924

Questions? Contact Kristen Garl, GM - CA Repair Services, at 916-366-0261

Phil Sittner, KD6RM,, interviewed on QSO Today

Phil Sittner, KD6RM, on QSO Today Podcast

Phil has a ham radio story that goes back over 50 years, from childhood. Still living in Northern California, Phil builds his own radios and test equipment, operates CW on 80 and 40 meters, using his fence mounted 80 meter end-fed Zepp and a pair of phased 40 meter verticals in an HOA neighborhood where antennas are forbidden. We harness Phil’s extensive technical expertise and hear his ham radio story in this QSO Today.

Listen to Phil's podcast interview on https://www.qsotoday.com/podcasts/kd6rm

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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.

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 (price pending)
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.

River City ARCS Car Magnet and Sticker

Arrives to you 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

Amateur Radio Video/Podcast Channels

Audio Podcasts: SolderSmokeQSO Today PodcastARRL: The Doctor Is InARRL: So Now What?ARRL: On the Air

Videos: ARRLAmateur Radio RoundtableAmateur Logic TVHam College TVHam Nation Live Wed. at 6 pm PT - Episodes 80-485
Ham Radio 2.0 Ham Radio Crash CourseOther YouTube channels: N6NAK7AGEW6LGK6UDAW2AEWKEØOGVK3YE

We appreciate your support of the River City ARCS! This is your Club! Support it!
We forward inquiries and comments addressed to
contact@n6na.org to the appropriate party.

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