Due to the coronavirus, the our Wednesday night meetings will be Virtual meetings via Zoom. They will start at 7:00pm and we recommend that you sign-in before the start time so we can begin at 7:00.
Zoom log-in details are available via the WVARA email reflectoror by contacting Jim, K6EI, using the email address on his QRZ.com page.
2021 Meeting Schedule
|January 13||Dr. Seth Shostak, N6UDK||The Quest for the Ultimate DX — Are We Alone in the Universe?|
|February 10||Gary Johnson, NA6O|| “How to Reduce RF noise Before It Gets into Your Transceiver”|
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|March 10||Jim Aspinwall, NO1PC||“Elmering in the Age of Devices”|
|April 14||Brian Tanner, AG6GX|| “Art of Voice Communications: Techniques for Technician & HF-class licensees” Download PDF Presentation|
|May 12||Kristen McIntyre, K6WX||“SWR? Who Cares!” (SWR myths and misconceptions)|
|June 9||Clint Bradford, K6LCS||How to Work Amateur Satellites with your HT|
|July 14||No Meeting|
|August 21||It’s official. Sunnyvale has opened their picnic facilities for summer reservations, and we’ve been approved for Baylands Park Pickleweed Picnic Area. So mark your calendar for WVARA’s Annual BBQ on August 21 starting at 11am. This coincides with the North America QSO Party / SSB, so we’ll be making contacts during our BBQ via a portable station.|
|September 8||Dean Wood, N6DE||California QSO Party. Our speaker will be Dean Wood, N6DE, who will update us on the latest changes to the California QSO Party. This very fun event occurs the first weekend in October. Dean will likewise cover the various ways that WVARA members can have fun participating in this great contest.|
|October 13||Rex Vokey, KE6MT||SOTA (Summits on the Air)|
|November 10||Steve Sergeamt, KC6ZKT||Winter Field Day Plans|
|December 8||Holiday Party|
2022 Meeting Schedule
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|January 12||Teri Grizer, K8MNJ||Grounding/Bonding for RFI Mitigation|
Previous meetings can be viewed on our Meetings History Page.
Now you can renew your 2021 membership with PayPal. It is fast and easy. Visit the membership page for all details.
You can write to the WVARA at:
West Valley Amateur Radio Association
P.O. Box 6544
San Jose, CA 95150-6544