Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 25

Amateur Radio Test Session Results – W6TRW Swap Meet – 25 June 2016

VEC_patch

Report from Dieter Stussy, KD6LVW 4 examiners (remaining for the entire session) and 6 candidates dared to appear. One additional examiner helped the candidates check in, then ran off to “Field Day.” Our new NGRC/W6TRW liaison is not [currently] an examiner. Results per class:  2 techs, 2 generals, and 2 failures. Per elements:  5 passed …

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Jun 20

Join W6TRW for Field Day 2016

2016 Field Day Logo

Join us for Field Day on June 25-26 at Friendship Park in San Pedro We’re always looking for help setting up stations, towers, and antennas, operating during the event, and dismantling the site afterward. To volunteer, click on the “Contact” tab above to send a message to Field Day Chair Ray Enriquez, KD6IGI. WHEN: Setup: Friday, …

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Jun 19

John Bacon, KG6IMP, Silent Key

John Bacon

It is with great sadness that we pass on the information that long-time W6TRW Club member and Swap Meet volunteer John Bacon, KG6IMP, has died. On May 18, 2016, John William Bacon III, aged 68, was killed in a bicycle crash. The circumstances of the crash are under ongoing investigation. A long time South Bay …

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Jun 13

June 2016 VHF Contest Round Up

VHF Contest K2DRH_3

This past weekend was the VHF ARRL June contest. Club members on the air.   N6RRY Greg Martens  N6DSP and WD6DJI. Around noon on Sunday 6 meters opened up to the East and 7 land on 50.125 50.128 and 50.130 Mhz.    I worked Iowa with just a six meter dipole CN87.  NK6N was knocking off grid …

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