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Repeater Frequencies

145.430 MHz
-0.6 Offset
PL Tone 162.2

223.860 MHz
-1.6 Offset
PL Tone 110.9

440.575 MHz
+5.0 Offset
PL Tone 162.2

FCC Exams

First Saturday of the month at 8 am located inside of Raley's at the corner of Douglas/Auburn-Folsom in Granite Bay

Club Meetings

Second Friday of the month at 7:30 pm located at Auburn City Hall in the Rose Room

Club Nets

Club Net
Thursdays at 7:30 pm

Mentoring Net
1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

Sundays at 7:30 pm

Club Breakfast

Last Saturday of the month at 7:30 am located at Mel's Dinner in Auburn

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What the heck does “73” mean? 73 is morse code short hand for “Best Regards” used by Ham radio operators. It’s origin goes all the way back to the landline telegraph days

Recent Events

Upcoming Events

61st Annual Jamboree on the Air

October 19th thru the 21st

Boy Scouts of America, Jamboree on the Air
For more information, please contact Orion, AI6JB

Club Presentations/Events

Month Club Event Main Topic Tech 4 Ten Topic
October Jamboree On the Air
10/19 ~ 10/21
Orion AI6JB
White Elephant Auction -
November Club Elections Smith Charts Part 2
Presented by
Bob, WE6C
December Christmas Dinner
Xmas Dinner Chairperson
Pam Bautista
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January - APRS
presented by
Greg, KO6TH

Club Volunteer Events

Date Event Contact

Club Radiosport

Date Event Contact
10/15 ~ 10/19 School Club Roundup Dennis, WU6X
10/27 ~ 10/28 EME - 50 to 1296 MHz - Wknd 2 Dennis, WU6X
11/3 ~ 11/5 CW Sweepstakes Dennis, WU6X
11/17 ~ 11/19 SSB Sweepstakes Dennis, WU6X
11/24 ~ 11/25 EME - 50 to 1296 MHz - Wknd 3 Dennis, WU6X
11/30 ~ 11/2 160 Meter Contest Dennis, WU6X
12/8 ~ 12/9 10 Meter Contest Dennis, WU6X
12/16 Rookie Roundup (CW) Dennis, WU6X

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