Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 28

W6TRW Field Day June 27-28

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The W6TRW Amateur Radio Club returns this year to Deane Dana Friendship Park in San Pedro for Field Day. Since the first ARRL Field Day in 1933, radio amateurs throughout North America have practiced the rapid deployment of radio communications equipment in environments ranging from operations under tents in remote areas to operations inside Emergency Operations Centers …

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May 27

FCC Eliminates Vanity Call Sign Fee

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The FCC has found that it costs the agency more to process the regulatory fees for amateur radio vanity call signs and other services such as GMRS than the fees themselves cover. Rather than increasing the rate, the FCC has decided to eliminate them altogether. This change will not go into effect until the required …

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May 19

Special Olympics Radio Support

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Special Olympics Summer Games at California State University, Long Beach provides a great training opportunity for anyone wishing to develop their radio communication skills, with many different scenarios that occur during this event. The date of the games is 13-14 June 2015, but you must sign up to volunteer before the end of May.  Please …

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May 19

Swap Meet Changes – The Latest as of May, 2015

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In March, the W6TRW Amateur Radio Club learned that we will no longer be able to hold our monthly Swap Meet at its current location at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach.  At the March and April Swap Meets we posted and handed out flyers informing everyone of the changes coming and what our plans are. A …

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May 19

W6TRW Has a New Web Site

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It’s been a long time in the making but we are finally building a new and improved web site for the club. Please be patient as we get things working and updated.  Expect to see some really cool stuff as we build out the site. Check back often for new content.