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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

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

ARES Net
Sundays at 7:30 pm

Club Breakfast

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

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SFARC Newsletter

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Sierra Foothills Amateur Radio Club Newsletter

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Interested in amateur radio?

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 com 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.

Already have your amateur radio license?

Come to our monthly meeting or participate in our nets! All of our nets are open to visitors. Club nets are every Thursday; Elmer nets are every first and third Wednesdays of the month. The Elmer net discusses various aspects of "how to" and provides assistance and advice to all hams. Also, the ARRL has a new podcast for new hams called "So Now What?" Click here to find more information about the podcast.


Recent Events


Duncan Peak VHF Contest


Club Presentations


Date Main Topic
Friday, September 13th Tom Preston - KQ6EO will present an overview of the growth and plans for the AREDN (Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network) mesh system in our region. Join the rapidly expanding network and add your support to the project with an inexpensive quality radio and antenna to provide better coverage throughout the foothills.
Most presentations are recorded and posted on SFARC's YouTube channel.
Just click on the "Videos" tab above.

Club Volunteer Events

Date Event Contact
October 12th Mini Maker Faire at Sierra College Mike, KK6GLP
October 19th 62nd Annual Jamboree On The Air Orion, AI6JB

Club Radiosport

Date Event Contact
Sept 14th - 16th VHF Dennis, WU6X
Sept 21st - 22nd 10 GHz and Up - Round 2 Dennis, WU6X
Sept 21st - 22nd 2.3 GHz & Up Dennis, WU6X

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