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It is with great sadness we report that Jon Armstrong, K6QXG, has become a silent key in January 2021.
Photos of the new Rocky Point installation are available HERE
License Examinations Update:
Face to Face examinations in the Lake Isabella area have resumed as of May 23, 2020. See the EXAM INFO page for details.
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. Please remember that the remote testing program is relatively new to GLAARG and the operational rules are fluid and changing rapidly. Please keep checking back on their site for any updated rules and requirements.
The Kern River Valley HF Net is held on, or near, 3770.0. We meet at 2000 hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The net is open to club members and others that would like to participate. If you do not hold an Amateur Extra Class license and would like to meet in the General Portion of the band please email N6KRV@ARRL.NET with your request.
All scheduled meetings and gatherings are suspended during the COVID-19 restrictions. Check back here periodically for any updates on the resumption of normal activities. In the meantime join us on the air every morning, except Sunday, for a radio round-table at 9AM on the local Rocky Point Repeater 145.450 (-) 156.7 tone.
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.
Our upcoming programs are listed in the Club News Section of the Kern Valley Sun. Click the LINK to go to their home page in a new tab.he