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Name: Rich Sauer
Date registered: May 19, 2015

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  1. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — May 4, 2017
  2. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday April 10, 2017 — April 10, 2017
  3. 2016 Club Banquet — February 8, 2017
  4. Wednesday Noon W6TRW Radio Nets — January 16, 2017
  5. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday January 10, 2017 — January 5, 2017

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Jun 25

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

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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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May 28

Amateur Radio Test Session Results – W6TRW Swap Meet – May 28, 2016

Ham Test

Report from Dieter Stussy, KD6LVW Attending:  12 Candidates and 6 examiners dared to appear (including myself).  One non-VE from our sponsor also observed. Results: – By Outgoing class:  4 Tech., 3 General, 3 Extra, and 2 failures. – By Elements:  11 elements passed and 8 elements failed. One candidate (8 years old) was accommodated by …

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Dec 21

Club Meeting Tuesday January 12 – Eric Christensen, K6EJC from HRO

HRO Logo

Tuesday, January 12 at 5:30 PM Round Table Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance Eric Christensen, K6EJC, from HRO Burbak showing Ham Radio Toys   In 1971, a CHP officer and veteran of the Navy signal corps, who happened to be a ham, came into possession of a little radio emporium on a wood train platform in …

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Dec 03

Club Meeting Tuesday, December 8th – Jim Harrison, K6OUE – Radar and the Doppler Effect

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 @ 5:30 pm Round Table Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance “Radar and the Doppler Effect, Counter-measures & Counter-Counter-Measures” The Doppler effect is used in Radar to accurately measure the velocity of a target. It can also be used to spoof an enemy radar, or to figure out if the enemy is …

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Nov 19

W6TRW SWAP MEET TO STAY IN REDONDO BEACH

IMPORTANT NEWS The W6TRW Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce that the monthly Swap Meet will not move and will remain at its present location for the foreseeable future. We will continue to hold the Swap Meet at its present location at the Northrop Grumman facility in Redondo Beach on the last Saturday of every month.  We will …

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Sep 23

W6TRW 49th Annual Awards Banquet – November 14th

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Saturday, November 14, 2015 5:30 – 10:00 PM Bluewater Grill, 665 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach   It’s time again for the W6TRW Amateur Radio Club Banquet! This will be our 49th Annual Awards Banquet and it will take place on Saturday, 14 November 2015. This year’s banquet speaker is Gordon West, WB6NOA !!  Don’t miss …

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Sep 23

Club Meeting Tuesday October 13 – Duane Mariotti, WB9RER – The Future of Emergency Communications

WB9RER

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 5:30 PM Round Table Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance   In less than 20 years, cell phones have gone from a basic communications device to a handheld multi-functional communicator. Significant funding has supported statewide integrated two way voice and data radio systems. Does amateur radio have a role with the new …

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