Monthly Meeting Schedule

2023 Meeting schedule

Date Speaker Topic
January 11 Kaitlyn Handelman, KN6MAN Cybersecurity and Radios In Space

2022 Meeting schedule

Date Speaker Topic
January 12 Tim Duffy, K3LR Grounding/Bonding for RFI Mitigation
February 9 Bryan Klofas, KF6ZEO  “12 grams Around the World: Picoballoons and Radiosondes”
March 9 Michelle Paquette AA6MP The theory behind compact loop antennas

April 13

Jim Peterson, K6EI Top Band — the 160 meters band
May 11 Jim Peterson, K6EI All Things Field Day
June 8 Stan Dye, KC7ZXE Fun with Nano VNAs
July 13   No Meeting
August 10   No Meeting
August 13   Annual BBQ – 11am at Sunnyvale’s Baylands Park
September 14 Dean Wood, N6DE Updates on plans for the California QSO Party
October 12 Jim Peterson, K6EI, Update on how to detect, identify, locate, and reduce Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) around your station.
November 10 Steve Sergeamt, KC6ZKT Winter Field Day Plans
December 17   HOLIDAY PARTY / BBQ,
11am – 1pm, Saturday,
Silicon Valley Red Cross Building Patio on the east-facing side of the facility.  We can shift indoors to Room 3 if it rains. The Red Cross building is at 2731 N. First Street at Plumeria Drive (southwest corner) in San Jose.   If you haven’t been to the Red Cross in a while, “talk-in” is usually available on the Association’s repeaters. Best choice would be 2m/220.  

Previous meetings can be viewed on our Meetings History Page.

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You can write to the WVARA at:

West Valley Amateur Radio Association
P.O. Box 6544
San Jose, CA 95150-6544