Category: Club News

W6TRW Club Meeting September 13, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Roving Even Before There Was Roving: A 65-Year Odyssey” Wayne Overbeck, N6NB Photo Credit: ARRL QST magazine This is a story that began in a little house in Manhattan Beach back when there were many little houses there–some selling for less than $10,000. It’s about “roving” long before it was …

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W6TRW Club Meeting August 9, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “A Brief Recap of Amateur Radio in the ARRL Los Angeles Section during 2022 and the Pandemic” Diana Feinberg, AI6DF Diana Feinberg, AI6DF, has served as ARRL Los Angeles Section Manager since 2016 and in numerous other ham radio capacities since 2006. She has been most closely associated with the …

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W6TRW Club Meeting July 12, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Sunspots and Radio Propagation” Terry Dennison, K9TAD Terry Dennison K9TAD, will give the latest updates on sunspots and propagation! “Sunspots”: What they are, why they happen, why they are so hard to predict, and their effect on radio propagation. Prospects for Cycle 25 and concerns that too much of a …

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W6TRW Club Meeting June 14, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “W6TRW Field Day 2022 Preparation” Greg Shreve, KE6YEX   Field Day QTH: Friendship Park 1805 W 9th St, San Pedro, CA 90732 Event Schedule: Club Set-Up Saturday 25 June 2022 11:00am Weekend of 25-26 June 2022 Begins at 1800 UTC Saturday ending at 2100 UTC Sunday The W6TRW Amateur Radio …

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W6TRW Club Meeting May 10, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “EFHW Antenna” Bill Shanney, W6QR W6TRW welcomes one its own, longtime members, Bill Shanney, W6QR.  A ham operator since 1960, Bill has written many technical articles and stays current with ham radio items of interest for beginners to the most advanced operators. “My first call was WV2RDG in NJ. I …

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W6TRW Club Meeting April 12, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Activating Parks and Summits on 10W (or less!)” Mark Knight, KD7DTS Originally licensed in the late 1990s, I initially got hooked on ham radio as a means of reliable outdoor communications during boy scout expeditions. After a few active years on the air, the sun cycle faded, 10m went dead, …

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W6TRW Club Meeting March 8, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Los Angeles Marathon Amateur Radio Communications” Deane Bouvier (N5DQ),  Greg Powell (KD6AIS),  Bob Dengler (NO6B) Born out of the success of the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics, the first annual Los Angeles Marathon was run in 1986 and has had amateur radio support since the beginning. This presentation describes the …

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W6TRW Club Meeting February 8, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “No Tools Troubleshooting” Wayne Yoshida, KH6WZ Wayne Yoshida is a Technical Writer and CQ Amateur Radio Magazine columnist who brings a cornucopia of writing, editing, technology and marketing skills to his everyday work. Wayne’s teenage ham radio hobby influenced his life and continues today, turning various personal interests into an …

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W6TRW Club Meeting January 11, 2022

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Did-you-feel-it Reporting via Winlink” Oliver Dully, K6OLI Oliver K6OLI will present Did-you-feel-it reporting via Winlink. Learn how you can participate in reporting earthquake intensity to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) even when commercial communication options are compromised and what the implications are for amateur radio networks. Oliver encourages everyone …

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W6TRW Club Meeting December 14, 2021

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Pizza Pan Antenna Test Fixture, SWR Bridges & NanoVNA” Allen Wolff, KC7O Allen Wolff, KC7O, has held an Amateur license for 57 years (in NY, NJ, IN, UT and CA), is an ARRL Life Member, and earned his First Class FCC Radio Telephone License (now General Radio Telephone) in 1974. …

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