Rich Sauer

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Jan 16

Wednesday Noon W6TRW Radio Nets

For many years, we have held a weekly Wednesday noon radio net on our 145.320 MHz and 447.000 MHz repeaters, for W6TRW Emergency Communications Team members to check in.  We are now opening this net to all W6TRW members, to get more club participation, and  generally increase the number of members who are aware of …

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Jan 05

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday January 10, 2017

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday January 10, 2017 Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance Tuesday, Jan. 10th 2017 at 5:30 pm Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department & County Communications With 38 years of law enforcement experience with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), Division Chief of Special Operations Division, Scott Edson, W6EDS (“my initials backward are EDS.”) is …

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Jul 18

Field Day 2016 Photos

  Click on the photo above see photo albums of the W6TRW Field Day 2016 at Friendship Park. Thanks to Paul Curry, K6PEC, for the photos.

Jul 07

W6TRW General Meeting Tuesday, July 12, 2016

W6TRW General Meeting Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 5:30 pm Roundtable Pizza 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance   Building an Airplane – the Early Bird Jenny   Rhon Williams, KJ6IRJ, will share with us his Do-It-Yourself Project … The Early Bird Jenny is a homebuilt aircraft, using modern construction materials and techniques.  It is made …

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Jul 07

Volunteers Wanted for Community Event July 15, 16, 17

The Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of Southern California is the host organization of Ho’olaule’a held each year – the third weekend in July – at Alondra Park in the city of Lawndale. This year (July 16-17) the HICCSC celebrates 38 years of service to the community. There will be continuous Polynesian Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Games, Island Style …

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Jul 03

HRO Ham Jam 2016

Our 5th Annual HRO Ham Jam is coming up! Saturday, July 16, 2016 is the date, store hours are 10AM-5:30PM, and once again we will be hosting our local clubs and communications specialists in the store parking lot for another educational and fun event. Come tour the OC RACES communications van as well as the …

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Jul 01

Wanted: Help Repairing Tube-Era Radios

Seeking help in repair of tube-era radios, including ham gear, early entertainment radios, vintage audio equipment, etc. Flexible part-time basis. One person to be a an experienced vintage electronics tech, preferably a ham.  Another person meed not have any experience with tube equipment, but who has a strong demonstrated interest in electronics, preferably a ham, …

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Jun 25

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

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

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

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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