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Our next club meeting will be our annual ice cream party. It will be in the picnic area of the Kern Valley Elk’s Lodge, 6708 Wofford Blvd, Wofford Heights, CA 93285. We will start a little later in the day, 10:30AM on Saturday July 11, 2022. The club will furnish, bowls, spoons, toppings, napkins and of course Ice Cream. Check back here closer to the date, we may have hot dogs and hamburgers available from the Elk’s.
Start planning for Field Day 2022. This year it will be on June 25th & 26th. For details go to the Field Day Page. As of June 11th we have 6 operators and 5 spouses planning to attend. Visitors are welcome!
The Prune Juice and Baloney Sandwich Luncheons have resumed. The June lunch will be held at the Dam Korner, 6303 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, CA 93240 on June 15th. We eat at 11AM. Please RSVP to Jayne, KK6JPZ, so that she can give them a head count. Click here to RSVP.
RF Exposure requirements and information is on the MISC page.
License Examinations Update:
Face to Face examinations in the Lake Isabella area are now available. See the EXAM INFO page for details. The new question set for the Technician license is on the EXAM INFO page with incorrect answers removed, only the correct answers appear. The question set changes July 1, 2022.
Remote amateur radio license testing for new licenses and upgrades is now available through the Greater Los Angeles Amateur Radio Group (GLAARG). For full details check their website at https://glaarg.org/ and follow the links on the Welcome Page.
The Kern River Valley HF Net is held on, or near, 3813.0 KHz. We meet at 2000 hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The net is open to club members and others that would like to participate.
We are once again able to hold in person meetings. We meet the second Saturday at the Elk’s Lodge in Wofford Heights. The doors open at 9 and the meeting starts at 9:30. Everyone in attendance gets a free door prize ticket. Raffle tickets are sold for $1 each or 6 for $5.00. If we don’t have a prize to draw for we make it a 50/50 drawing for half of the ticket sales.
Every morning, except Sunday, you will find us on a radio round-table at 9AM on the local Rocky Point Repeater 145.450 (-) 156.7 tone. This is the Prune Juice and Baloney Sandwich Net. This net is not an actual club event, but it is supported by the club and it’s members.
The Sequoia Amateur Radio Group was founded April 1, 2006 by a devoted group of ham radio operators living in the Kern River Valley. Our goals as stated in our Constitution are:
This organization shall be for the purpose of encouraging the amateur radio operators of the Kern River Valley and the Walker Basin to gather together to encourage friendship and fellowship, emergency preparedness, community service, advancement of and education in the radio arts, and technical help among its members and those of the general public who are interested in the amateur radio communications hobby.