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70 Year Anniversary Special Event Station Planned

As many of you already know, this year is the Club’s 70th anniversary. In celebration of reaching this milestone, we are planning to celebrate our 70 years of service to Downey and the surrounding communities by setting up a Special … Continue reading

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Janet Margelli, KL7MF, from HRO November’s Guest Spraker

Ham Radio Outlet is the world’s largest distributor of amateur radio equipment, and 2021 marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of HRO Janet Margelli, KL7MF/V63QQ, will tell the story of the founding of “The Candy Store,” remembering its founders … Continue reading

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Jim Stockwell, W6KC, will be our August Guest Speaker

Jim will present his Mobile in Europe talk about his travels with Ham Radio in Europe. In 1971, shortly after graduating with an MBA degree from USC, he spent five months traveling throughout Europe in a VW camper outfitted with … Continue reading

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January Guest Speaker…Arnie Shatz, N6HC

Arnie Shatz, N6HC, will be our guest speaker for January. What is all this hype about FT-8? Is it ham radio? Can I contact a Dxpedition using FT-8? What do I need to try this new mode? Arnie, will attempt … Continue reading

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DARC Annual Luncheon

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Dick Norton, N6AA, Will Be September’s Guest Speaker

September’s Guest Speaker ARRL Southwestern Division Director Dick Norton, N6AA, will speak on the ARRL and current happenings in Amateur Radio Dick Norton, N6AA, was first licensed in 1955 as KN2PHF. Initially active in traffic nets and DXing, he is … Continue reading

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DARC Field Day ‘19

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Joe Ayers, AE6XE, April guest speaker

Joe Ayers, AE6XE, will be our April guest speaker on the topic of Mesh Networks. Joe has been a ham since 1974 starting with WB0TWC, N5OVO, AD6VD, then AE6XE. Professionally Joe has worked in product development for over 30 years, … Continue reading

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March Guest Speaker……Bob Grubic, NC6Q

Bob Grubic, NC6Q, will be our March presenter with his Vacation DXpedition in Panama presentation. Bob has been licensed for over 40 years, and holds an Amateur Extra Class license. Though inactive for many years raising a family, he’s been … Continue reading

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