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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
Fusion C4FM

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

Status Section:

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.


Upcoming Events


Sierra Foothills Members Winter Field Day

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!


Recent Events


January 1, 2020 New Year's Day 55' Tower Removal from Larry - N6XOB QTH
Larry - N6XOB, Jeff - K6BSY, Chip - KM6MDF, Jim - WA8MPA, Brian - AI6US


Club Presentations


Date Main Topic
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


Date Event Contact
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

Club Radiosport


Date Event Contact
Jan 5th ~ 6TH RTTY Roundup Dennis, W6UX
Jan 19th ~ 21st January VHF Dennis, W6UX
Jan 25th Winter Field Day Orion, AI6JB

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