Rich Sauer

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Mar 19

Outdoor Adventure Net on W6TRW Repeaters

The W6TRW Repeater participates in the Outdoor Adventure USA weekly net via the IRLP Reflector 9251 each Thursday evening at 7:30 PM immediately following the N6HSI Space Net on our 145.320 and 447.000 Repeaters. The Outdoor Adventure USA weekly net discusses various topics related to amateur radio and the outdoors. All amateurs are welcome to …

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Feb 09

NBC News Report Says Hams “Could Save Our Lives” in a Disaster

  A team from NBC News’ digital news unit Left Field was in Hawaii to visit with some radio amateurs to produce a report when the false nuclear missile alert happened on January 13. Left Field’s report points out how much we rely on cell phones and 21st-century technology…and what we would do if these …

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Jan 13

Ham Radio CubeSat Launch Success

CubeSats carrying amateur radio payloads were among the 31 satellites successfully launched on January 12 at 0359 UT on the ISRO PSLV-C40 mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India. Two of the CubeSats, Fox-1D and PicSat, carry amateur radio FM transponders, but neither is yet available for general amateur use. The PicSat FM …

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Dec 22

W6TRW Club Meeting – Tuesday, January 9 2018

W6TRW General Meeting Jan 9, 2018 Tuesday Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance  Guest Speaker:  Allen Wolff, KC7O “3D Printing” Fresh from Hamcon’s Tech Talk 2017, Allen Wolff, KC7O is here to explain the Future. 3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. Available and …

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Nov 12

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday December 12, 2017

W6TRW General Meeting Dec. 12, 2017, Tuesday Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance  Guest Speaker:  Bill Shanney, W6QR “QRP – Low Power Operation” QRP — “Shall I decrease power?” “Decrease power.” QRP has come to mean 5 W or less output for CW, or 10 W PEP output or less for SSB. Most amateur …

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Sep 18

W6TRW 51st Annual Awards Banquet – Nov 11, 2017

NOTE: The Banquet takes the place of the monthly Club Meeting. There will be no regular Club Meeting at Round Table Pizza in November! Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 5:30 – 10:00 pm Bluewater Grill, 665 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach Join your friends for this year’s W6TRW Amateur Radio Club Annual Awards Banquet featuring guest …

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Sep 18

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, October 10, 2017

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance Tuesday, October 10th, 5:30 PM “Custom USB Device Project” Presented by Dylon Mutz, KK6OTK Learn how I built a custom USB device and device driver to control my PTT switch from my PC. With some modification, this setup can be …

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Jul 09

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, July 11, 2017

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance Tuesday, July 11th 2017 at 5:30 pm “Arduino/Raspberry Pi” Combo Project N6ENT Lloyd Matthews will share with us his favorite DIY project PDF of July 11, 2017 Meeting Announcement

May 04

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, May 9, 2017

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 5:30 pm Raspberry Pi & I.O.T. – Internet of Things Club members N6ENT Lloyd Matthews & AI6BJ Mike Bao will share with us their favorite DIY projects. Lloyd Matthews’ presentation and sample code is here.

Feb 08

2016 Club Banquet

Here are all the photos from last year’s club banquet!