Repeater Frequencies

145.430 MHz
-0.6 Offset
PL Tone 162.2
AllStarLink: 51018
Echolink: 4128
Wires-X: W6EK-2M-ROOM (62545)
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223.860 MHz
-1.6 Offset
PL Tone 110.9

440.575 MHz
+5.0 Offset
Fusion C4FM
Wires-X: Sierra-NorCal (62998)
YSF/FCS: SierraNorCal FCS00360
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Donuts & Coffee in the Park

RSVP Required ASAP @ https://forms.gle/AikzJeKbCx2deHzx8
When: May 15, 2021 9 - 10:30 am
Where: Meadow Vista Park 1101 Meadow Vista Rd, Meadow Vista, CA 95722
Click here for the map.
Talk-in: W6EK 2m Repeater - Coffee Break Net

Bring your lawn chairs and comfortably spread out across the large soccer field. The SFARC board will serve free coffee and fresh donuts for you to enjoy while visiting old friends, meeting new members and welcoming visitors.

You don't need to be an SFARC member. Advance RSVP is required to let us know how many dozens of donuts and gallons of coffee we need to order!

Please Note:

The K6VHP, Dave - SK estate sale of hundreds of remaining ham shack items, antennas work meters, etc. will be open May 15th from 10 am until 2 pm. The sale QTH is about 1 mile from Meadow Vista Park and maps will be available at the donuts and coffee event.

SFARC Field Day 2021 T-Shirts

Order your custom 2021 SFARC Field Day t-shirt today!

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Club Meetings:

Second Friday of every month at 7:30 pm. Join us for the SFARC Online Club Meeting from your computer, tablet, smartphone or even by regular telephone. You do not need to be a member and everyone is invited to attend!

Meeting Log-in Information:

Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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Meeting ID: 962 6167 5605

Passcode: SFARC

You can also call in using only your telephone.

+16699009128,96261675605# *454729# US (San Jose)

+13462487799,96261675605# *454729# US (Houston)

Teleconference etiquette is to mute your own microphone unless you are speaking. Please join the teleconference from a quiet location, without background noise as this can be very disruptive to other participants. Sign in using your first name and call sign as ID.

W6EK 2 Meter Nets:

Check in for the latest club news and take a guess on the trivia question each Thursday evening at 7:30 pm for the Club Net, first and third Wednesdays for the Elmer Tech Net and every morning from 7:30 am until 10 am for the Coffee Break Net. Great to have so many folks joining in on the fun!!

Brian – AI6US
SFARC President

Upcoming Events

Coffee Break Net ~ Daily from 7:30 am till 10 am on W6EK repeater 145.430 megahertz, -0.6 offset, with pl tone 162.2

Coffee Break Net ~ Daily from 7:30 am till 10 am

Recent Events

The Canyons Endurance Run 2021

Club Presentations

Date Main Topic Tech-10
May 14th Al N6ADT will talk about all things solar power, from recharging our gear in the field, to larger systems that can power one's house or RV. Clyde AB4CC, our repeater trustee, will conclude his sequence on the W6EK repeater system with a brief summary of the ways one can connect to and use the system.

Most presentations are recorded and posted on SFARC's YouTube channel.
Just click on the "Videos" tab above.

Club Volunteer Events

Date Event Contact
May 29th - 30st Western States 100 Memorial Day Weekend Training Runs Joe, K6SAT
June 26th - 27th Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Joe, K6SAT
July 24th Tevis Cup Rich, N6KLB

Club Radiosport

Date Event Contact
June 12th ~ 14th June VHF Dennis, W6UX
June 26th ~ 27th Field Day Dennis, W6UX

If you would like to make a donation to the club, or need to send money to us for any reason, you may use this PayPal link PayPal.me/w6ek or the link below, or mail a check to:

P.O. Box 6421
Auburn, CA 95604.