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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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Please check out our FCC Exam page for more information on the FCC exam dates, time, location and technician class study material. Also feel free to drop by our monthly club meetings.

Hope to hear you on the air waves.


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

Field Day 2018

Field Day Recap

Few Photos from Field Day 2018

Club Presentations/Events

Month Club Event Main Topic Tech 4 Ten Topic
August - Foxhunting: Radio Direction Finding
presented by
Bill Ragsdale, K6KN
Smith Charts Part 1
Presented by
Bob, WE6C
September Club Picnic
September 22nd
Applegate Park
10 AM to 2 PM
Presented by
Joe Spier, K6WA0
AMSAT N. American Pres.
Smith Charts Part 2
Presented by
Bob, WE6C
October Jamboree On the Air
10/19 ~ 10/21
Orion AI6JB
White Elephant Auction -
November Club Elections APRS
presented by
Greg, KO6TH
December Christmas Dinner - -

Club Volunteer Events

Date Event Contact
7/28 ~ 7/29 Tevis Cup Mike P, KK6GLP
10/7 Cystic Fibrosis Ride Mike P, KK6GLP

Club Radiosport

Date Event Contact
9/8 ~ 9/10 VHF Contest Dennis, WU6X
10/6 ~ 10/7 California QSO Party Dennis, WU6X
11/3 ~ 11/5 CW Sweepstakes Dennis, WU6X
11/17 ~ 11/19 SSB Sweepstakes Dennis, WU6X
12/8 ~ 12/9 10m Contest Dennis, WU6X
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