W6TRW

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Name: Rich Sauer
Date registered: May 19, 2015

Latest posts

  1. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday December 12, 2017 — November 12, 2017
  2. W6TRW 51st Annual Awards Banquet – Nov 11, 2017 — September 18, 2017
  3. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, October 10, 2017 — September 18, 2017
  4. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, July 11, 2017 — July 9, 2017
  5. W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — May 4, 2017

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Jul 07

W6TRW General Meeting Tuesday, July 12, 2016

KJ6IRJ

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

HawaiiPhoto

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

HRO Logo

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

Antique Radio

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

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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

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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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