Digital Bulletin – 05-13-19

  • Tomorrow,the second Tuesday workshop for May will be an antenna build of 2m 1/4 verticals.
  • Thursday, May 16th, Humboldt County EmComm meeting at 1900L, 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Pre-meeting for Kenetic Grand Championship on Thursday, May 23 at 1900L, 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship May 25,26,27.
  • Sunday, June 2nd at Arcata High Scool from 0800L to 1500L, Tri-Kids Triathlon. This is a corection to earlier information of the event beung on Saturday the 1st. VHF communicators needed.
  • Saturday, June 8th from 0800L to 1800L, Tour of the Unknown Coast. VHF communicators needed for various locations in southwest Humboldt.
  • For Tri-Kids and Tour, contact Don KE6HEC at ke6hec@sbcglobal.net
  • For Kenetic Grand Championship, contact Peter W6IES at w6ies@ARRL.NET

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
    Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 04-22-19

  • Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.
  • May 7th, Humboldt Amateur Radio Club regular monthly meeting at 1900L, 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Second Tuesday workshop for May will be an antenna build of 2m 1/4 verticals.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship May 25,26,27.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.
  • This ends the digital bulletin for April 22nd.
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Digital Bulletin – 04-08-19

  • Second Tuesday workshop for April will cover Aviation monitoring and Marine radio. Talk willstart at 1930 at the regular HARC meetion location.
  • Thursday, April 18th at 1900L, the Humboldt County EmComm group will have a meeting at the 11th & E streets location. Peter will talk on the changes at ARRL in regards to ARES. Upcoming table top exercise in Blue Lake.
  • Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.
  • Second Tuesday workshop for May will be an antenna build of 2m 1/4 verticals.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship May 25,26,27.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
    Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 04-01-19

  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club regular monthly meeting is Tomorrow, April 2nd at 1900L at 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Second Tuesday workshop for April will cover Aviation monitoring and Marine radio.
  • Thursday, April 18th at 1900L, the Humboldt County EmComm group will have a meeting at the 11th & E streets location. Peter will talk on the changes at ARRL in regards to ARES.
  • Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.
  • Second Tuesday workshop for May will be an antenna build of 2m 1/4 verticals.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship May 25,26,27.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 03-18-19

  • Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship May 25,26,27.
  • No EmComm Meeting this Month
  • Klamath repeater - 147.390 [ +600 | 136.5 ] by DNARC is back Online

 

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 03-11-19

  1. VE Testing, Saturday, March 16th.
  2. Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.
  3. Kenetic Grand Championship May 25,26,27

 

 

  1. This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1
    145.05 MHz.
  2. Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via
    Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Ham Radio Technician License Class Begins March 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FROM:

Don Campbel
707/834-0042
ke6hec@sbcglobal.net

Ham Radio Technician License Class Begins March 11, 2019

The Humboldt Amateur Radio Club is offering a class to prepare students for the Federal Communication Commission’s Amateur Radio Technician license examination.

The Technician Class license is the entry-level license for Amateur Radio.

The class is free of charge and open to all members of the community.

The class will be held in Eureka at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training Room on 6th Street between C and D Streets

The class begins at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019.

The class will meet for 10 consecutive Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The class will introduce radio and electronic fundamentals, tips on operating station equipment, procedures for communicating with other Hams, license and operating regulations and radio safety.

Students are encouraged to purchase the textbook used for the Class. The book is The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) for $29.95 plus shipping. The book may be purchased at the following web site;

http://www.arrl.org/shop/Licensing-Education-and-Training/

A limited number of books will be available at the class.

Following the class, students will be able to become licensed Amateur Radio operators after successfully passing the FCC license test scheduled on Saturday, May 18, in the Humboldt Bay Fire Training Room on 6th Street between C and D Streets in Eureka.

For more information on the class, contact Don Campbell, (707) 834-0042

Digital Bulletin – 03-04-19

  • The missing girls were FOUND SAFE Sunday morning! Thank god!
  • https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2019/mar/3/sunday-update-search-two-missing-sohum-girls-conti/
  • **Good News**
    ka6ulg Bob is much better and back home with his radios!
  • Tuesday, March 5th is the regular monthly meeting of the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. It will start at 1900L at 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Foggy Bottoms Run Sunday March 10th in Ferndale. VHF communicators needed.
  • Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.

 

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 02-25-19

  • Tuesday, March 5th is the regular monthly meeting of the Humboldt Amateur
    Radio Club. It will start at 1900L at 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Foggy Bottoms Run Sunday March 10th in Ferndale. VHF communicators needed.
  • Sunday, May 5th, Avenue of the Giants Marathon. VHF communicators needed.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1
    145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via
    Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 02-11-19

  • WARNING: 10,000 Humboldt homes lost power during weekend Storms. *Are you ready?* Some 7,600 homes are still dark this evening.
  • Ham Radio General License Class ongoing Monday nights in Eureka at 1900L at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training room on 6th street.
  • Second Tuesday workshop tomorrow, 1900L at 11th & E streets. This workshop will talk in-depth about repeaters.
  • Red Cross radio test Wednesday February 13th at 1100L.
  • License testing this Saturday, February 16th at 1000L at the Fortuna fire hall, 320 South Fortuna Blvd.
  • Foggy Bottoms Run Sunday March 10th in Ferndale. VHF communicators needed.
  • Jaye, ke6sls has two 6V 100Ah batteries for sale--$50 makes them yours (both batteries). Contact Jaye @ ke6sls@arrl.net.

 

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.
  • This ends the digital bulletin for February 11th.

Digital Bulletin – 02-04-19

  • Ham Radio General License Class ongoing Monday nights in Eureka at 1900L at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training room on 6th street
  • License testing third Saturday, February 16th at 1000L at the Fortuna fire hall, 320 South Fortuna Blvd.
  • Foggy Bottoms Run Sunday March 10th in Ferndale. VHF communicators needed.
  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club's regular monthly meeting February 5th in Eureka at 1900L.
  • Second Tuesday workshop on "What is a Repeater". H.A.R.C. regular meeting location 1900L.
  • Jaye, ke6sls has two 6V 100Ah batteries for sale--$50 makes them yours (both batteries). Contact Jaye @ ke6sls@arrl.net.
  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.

Digital Bulletin – 01-28-19

  • Ham Radio General License Class on going Monday nights in January in Eureka at 1900L at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training room on 6th street. This will run for 7 consecutive Mondays. starting January 21.
  • Clam Beach Run is February 2nd. First race starts at 1230L. VHF communicators are needed
  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club's regular monthly meeting February 5th in Eureka at 1900L.
  • HARC 2nd Tuesday Workshop

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 on 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 01-21-19

  • Jaye, ke6sls has two 6V 100Ah batteries for sale--$50 makes them yours (both batteries). Contact Jaye @ ke6sls@arrl.net.
  • Ham Radio General License Class begins Monday, January 21st in Eureka at 1900L at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training room on 6th street. This will run for 7 consecutive Mondays.
  • Winter Field Day will be January 26 & 27. H.A.R.C. is planning to participate setting up in th field Southwest of Blue Lake Casino. Previously, it was announced that there would be setup on Friday. This has been canceled. Monitor FWRA system starting Friday for further coordination.
  • Clam Beach Run is February 2nd. First race starts at 1230L. VHF communicators are needed.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 01-14-19

  • VEC testing January 19th in Eureka.
  • Far West Repeater Association general membership meeting will be held on Saturday January 19, in Eureka at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training Room on 6th Street between C and D Streets, from 12:00 to 1400 following VE testing at that location.
  • Ham Radio General License Class begins Monday, January 21st in Eureka at 1900L at Humboldt Bay Fire Training room on 6th street. This will run for 7 consecutive Mondays.
  • Winter Field Day will be January 26 & 27. H.A.R.C. is planning to participate setting up in th field Southwest of Blue Lake Casino. Setup will start Friday at 1000L.
  • Clam Beach Run is February 2nd. First race starts at 1230L. VHF communicators are needed.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.
  • This ends the digital bulletin for January 14th.

Winter Field Day 2019

Winter Field Day

Purpose:
To foster Ham camaraderie, field operation, emergency operating preparedness, and just plain on the air, outdoor fun in the midst of winter for American, Canadian and DX Amateurs. Don’t let those winter doldrums keep you locked up in the house… get out and play some radio!!

When:

Winter Field Day runs for 24 hours during the last full weekend in January each year from 1900 UTC (2pm EST) Saturday to 1900 UTC (2pm EST) Sunday. For 2019, the dates are January 26th and 27th. Station set-up may commence no earlier than 1900 UTC (2pm EST) on Friday, January 25th. Station setup may consume no more than 12 hours total. How & when you schedule/spend those 12 hours is up to you.

Bands: 
All Amateur bands, HF, VHF, & UHF except 12, 17, 30 and 60 meters.
Modes: Any mode… CW, SSB, AM, FM, DStar, C4FM, DMR, Packet, PSK, SSTV, RTTY, Olivia, Satellite, etc…

Where:
Join Anthony - KG6LHW at Blue Lake Casino

Contact Anthony - KG6LHW for more information

Winter Field Day Association

Digital Bulletin – 12-31-18

  • WARNING--HARD FREEZE TONIGHT--
    Keep your pets inside and keep the heaters on! Probably down to 30Deg tonight.
  • HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome 2019. . .
  • It was decided by H.A.R.C. membership to have the next H.A.R.C. monthly meeting on January 8th instead of New Year's Day. QSL cards will be the topic of discussion after the regurlar business meeting and we will have a show and tell of QSL cards so bring your most valued QSL cards.
  • VEC testing Januart 19th in Eureka.
  • Winter Field Day will be January 26 & 27. H.A.R.C. is planning to participate setting up near Blue Lake Casino. More to follow.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com

Digital Bulletin – 12-17-18

  • We need a Net Control station for December 24th for both Eureka and Humboldt County VHF Nets. Contact me, WA6NBG, for more information or if you are willing to be Net Control.
  • It was decided by H.A.R.C. membership to have the next H.A.R.C. monthly meeting on January 8th instead of New Year's Day.
  • Winter Field Day will be January 26 & 27. H.A.R.C. is planning to participate setting up near Blue Lake Casino. More to follow

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 12-10-18

  • Anthony, KG6LHW is looking for photos of 2018 events to include in the December 14th Holiday Party slideshow. Email to: anthonywiese@yahoo.com.
  • H.A.R.C. Holiday Dinner, Friday December 14th at Humboldt Area Foundation off Indianola Road. Setup starts at 5:30. Main course provided, bring a side dish and/or dessert, utensils, and something to drink. White elephant gift exchange follows.
  • We need a Net Control station for December 24th for both Eureka and Humboldt County VHF Nets. Contack me, WA6NBG, for more information or if you are willing to be Net Control.
  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz

EmComm On-Air Drill

On-Air Drill – 10:00 AM | FarWest Repeaters

Drill will start at 10:00 AM start out on the Far West Repeater System  and break into sub-nets based on participation; the more hams , the more different things we can do.  Last time we did digital and HF nets, as well as VHF.  One ham was handheld walking his dog at Mad River Beach. All hams are welcome to join in.