Is your new year's resolution to become an amateur radio operator?
Interested in making new friends near and far? Want to learn to communicate via voice, digital, CW or send pictures and bounce them off of satellites. Want to be prepared for emergencies when the phones don't work? Want to meet other radio enthusiasts with varying skill levels. Want to be a part of a group of amateur radio operators that support emergency services when called upon? Want to learn to build electronic kits for your communication projects? If all this sounds interesting please feel free and come to our monthly meeting the second Friday of every month. Visitors are welcome and encouraged. Or if you're ready to take the amateur radio test, please click on the FCC Exam tab above.
2nd Annual Sierra Foothills Amateur Radio Club Winter Field Day, Jan. 24 - 26, 2020. Fly-in, RV / Tent camp or Drive up for the day to the Georgetown, CA airport. Perfect campground location perched on a Sierra Foothill ridge.
A great opportunity to set-up antennas, run an amateur radio station or learn alongside an Elmer on HF/VHF/UHF bands using Voice/CW/Digital modes in Zero Noise Land. Hang out with old and new friends by the campfire. Join us for a weekend of fun, food and radios!
Free pancake breakfast for RSVP operators and guests on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Click HERE to RSVP Today!
January 1, 2020 New Year's Day 55' Tower Removal from Larry - N6XOB QTH
Larry - N6XOB, Jeff - K6BSY, Chip - KM6MDF, Jim - WA8MPA, Brian - AI6US
|January 10th||We will dive into the world of Digital Voice communications, focusing on the Yaesu Fusion system and the test we are currently running on our UHF repeater. Bob, K6UDA and Scott, KK7AIR will be doing a 2-part presentation, with a short break in between.|
|Most presentations are recorded and posted on SFARC's YouTube channel.
Just click on the "Videos" tab above.
Club Volunteer Events
|Multiple Sclerosis Walk, Folsom||April 26th||Mike P, KK6GLP|
|CERA Fools Gold Enduro||May 3rd||Mike P, KK6GLP|
|Western States Endurance Run||June||Joe, K6SAT|
|Tevis Cup||August||Randy, KD6MWI|
|Rocklin Mini Maker Faire||October||Mike P, KK6GLP|
|Jamboree On The Air||October||Orion, AI6JB|
|Jan 5th ~ 6TH||RTTY Roundup||Dennis, W6UX|
|Jan 19th ~ 21st||January VHF||Dennis, W6UX|
|Jan 25th||Winter Field Day||Orion, AI6JB|