Category: Activities

W6TRW Club Meeting February 13th, 2024

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Portable Operation – Preparation and Equipment Selection” Bill Shanney, W6QR W6TRW welcomes one of its own, longtime members, Bill Shanney, W6QR. A ham operator since 1960, Bill has written many technical articles and talks for W6TRW and stays current with ham radio items of interest for beginners to the most …

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W6TRW Club Meeting January 9th, 2024

Speaker Topic for this Month: “What is AREDN?” Orville Beach, W6BI Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN™) is a high speed data network built with Amateur Radio Operators and Emergency Communications Infrastructure in mind. AREDN Ambassador, Orv Beach, W6BI, will explain the mission of the AREDN Project, what a mesh network is, and a high-level …

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W6TRW Winter Field Day 2024

W6TRW Amateur Radio Club Winter Field Day 2024 Welcome to our first W6TRW Winter Field Day! WHEN: Date January 27-28, 2024 Time 1100 Saturday – 1059 Sunday (PST) WHERE: Chino Hills State Park at the Rolling M. Ranch Campground, Site #GC1 PLANNING TO ATTEND? Please RVSP to Winter Field Day Chairs by email Dylon Mutz, …

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W6TRW Club Meeting December 12th, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Backcountry Safety for the Portable Operator” Adam Kimmerly, K6ARK “That Others May Live” – These four simple words define the passion and drive Search and Rescue (SAR) people have, and adverse conditions they put themselves through, to save others in distress. The talk will focus on hams operators taking part …

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W6TRW 55th Annual Awards Banquet – Nov 11, 2023

W6TRW 55th Annual Awards Banquet 2023! “Surprises in Ham Radio” Presented by: AI6DF Diana Feinberg Welcome back to our Annual Awards Banquet! Diana Feinberg, AI6DF, will be presenting Surprises in Ham Radio. While there are some “technical” surprises in ham radio, many ham surprises are part of everyday life that reflect who we are. Diana …

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W6TRW Club Meeting October 10, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “This is Not a Drill” – When a Mass Casualty Incident Drill Turns Real”   Orange County regularly conducts county-wide mass casualty exercises. Guest speaker, Dennis W6DQ, will be sharing the story of how a mass casualty exercise became a REAL MCI, ultimately the largest MCI in Orange County’s history. …

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W6TRW Club Meeting September 12, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Phenomenally cool microwave kit” Tony Long, KC6QHP Guest speaker, Tony Long, KC6QHP presents some phenomenally cool microwave kit! Since the mid 1990’s, Tony Long has been captivated by 10 GHz and beyond and has built numerous radio systems for those higher bands. In this presentation, he will discuss some of …

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W6TRW Club Meeting August 8th, 2023

In-Person Meeting We will be holding the monthly W6TRW general meeting at noon on Tuesday August 8th, in the east patio of the Building S Cafeteria on the Northrop Grumman campus in Redondo Beach.  This lunch meeting takes place of the W6TRW evening Zoom meeting for August. See the map below if you are not …

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W6TRW Club Meeting July 11, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “PVARC expeditions to Catalina island” Ray Day, N6HE Guest speaker, Ray Day, N6HE presents the 2014 Palos Verdes ARC (K6PV) Trip to the Santa Catalina Islands! Ray N6HE started as WN4LFP in Miami Springs, FL on 12/7/62.  He currently uses an IC-7300 as a travel/portable rig, got hooked on direct-sampling …

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W6TRW Club Meeting June 13, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “W6TRW Field Day 2023 – An Experiment in QRP“ Greg Shreve KE6YEX, Dylon N6MX, Mark KD7DTS   We’re planning for Field Day 2023.  We’ll be at Friendship Park again, and this year we’re doing something different – QRP (5-watt transmitter power maximum, battery/solar power only).  W6TRW Field Day 2022 was …

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