W6TRW Club Meeting March 12th, 2024

Speaker Topic for this Month:

“Test Equipment for Hams, including Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) Explained”

Doug Millar, K6JEY

K6JEY explores practical, affordable choices for hams with the latest test tools and equipment from the lesser known to the more familiar instrument operating capabilities and alternatives to help you make the right decision.

Is your multimeter accurate?!

Bring yours in for a test using Doug’s voltage and resistance standards!

Doug Millar, call-sign K6JEY, has been a ham since 1957 and since 1990 likes to operate EME (Moon Bounce) on the sidewalk in front of his home. He is the ARRL Technical Advisor in Metrology, having written the 26th chapter in the ARRL Handbook on Test Equipment and Procedures (1995-2014), and keeps a home lab for measuring frequency, resistance, and RF power. K6JEY enjoys HF CW, AM, boat anchors, and microwaves. Doug has radios on bands up to 122 GHz. He holds an EdD in Educational Technology and is a semi-retired professor.

He will be leading a visit to Owens Valley Radio Observatory on the Weekend of June 7. The visit will include a tour of the observatory and nighttime astronomy. You can bring your own scope or look through others. More information is available if you email him at drzarkof56@yahoo.com.

When: Tuesday, March 12th at 5:30 PM

Where: Northrop Grumman S-Cafe and Virtual Meeting on Zoom


Meeting ID: 827 9465 4895

Phone dial-in: 1 669 900 6833