Category Archive: Club News

Jan 16

Wednesday Noon W6TRW Radio Nets

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Weekly ECT Net: 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 …

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Jan 05

W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday January 10, 2017

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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 07

W6TRW General Meeting Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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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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Jun 20

Join W6TRW for Field Day 2016

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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

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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

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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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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 09

Volunteers Wanted: W6TRW Comm Truck at ARRL Convention September 12

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The ARRL Southwestern Division Convention – HAMCON 2015 – will take place on September 11-13 at the Torrance Marriott Hotel. You do not need to be an ARRL member to attend. You’ll find all kinds of great stuff going on at the convention including ham radio manufacturers and vendors with deals on their goods, exhibits, …

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