All are welcome to join SOARA for their next SOARA Fair on Monday, August 18 at 7pm at the Norman P Murray Center in Mission Viejo.
The SOARA Fair is held once a year during a general club meeting where club subject matter experts will have mini-seminars on a range of Amateur Radio and electronic topics. The mini-seminars are held informally and you can rotate from seminar to seminar. This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.
This year presenters currently scheduled are:
Charlie WA6RUZ, Emergency Communications / RACES
Mike K6MSM / Tak W6SI, Digital Communications
Steve KD6MHL, Antenna Tuners
Dave K6DBW / Phil WA6LDI, HF on Long Wire Antennas and QSLing
Bill K6ACJ, TNC with Xastir and other fancy electronics
Olaf K6BFE / Spencer NG6K, How to set up HAM Radios in your mobile
Sean AJ6B, Solar and Batteries
Joe AE6XE, HAMNet Mesh Networking
If you are a subject matter expert and wish to demonstrate, please contact us so we may reserve you a location in the room!
All are welcome to the next SOARA Saturday at the Norman P Murray center on Saturday, July 26 from 9am to noon.
Thank you to Tony Sanchez, AE6QT for this wonderful video of the SOARA Field Day 2014 site…
Please note the frequency for the K6SOA B D-Star digital voice repeater has changed (again) to 445.705(-)
All are welcome to the next SOARA general meeting on Monday, July 21 at 7pm at the Norman P Murray center in Mission Viejo.
July’s speakers are Olaf Kilthau (K6BFE) speaking about AreaBFE, a 320 acre recreational park for many different outdoor activities located in eastern Utah and Matthew Frederick (KJ6NAF), a well-traveled photographer through Moab and surrounding areas.
The testing session at 6pm will be using the new Element 2 Technician pool questions and the first SOARA test session under the new Part 97 licensing rules.
Make sure you have the SOARA Summer Picnic on your calendar for Sunday, August 3 in Dana Point.
Thank you for everyone who participated and attended Field Day!
If you have pictures you would like to share in our photo gallery, please send a dropbox or google drive or something similar to firstname.lastname@example.org.Â Please make sure I acknowledge your e-mail as there may be some delays in mail delivery.
WHEN: June 28-29, 2014
WHERE: Gilleran Park, 24960 Felipe Road, Mission Viejo
TALK IN: 147.645- 110.9hz
Fri 6/27 3pm: Setup begins (towers, antennas, tents, radios, etc)
Fri 6/27 6pm: Dinner
Sat 6/28 8:30am: Breakfast at Bravo Burger (27200 La Paz Rd, Mission Viejo)
Sat 6/28 9:30am: Remaining setup
Sat 6/28 11am: Field day operations begins
Sat 6/28 12pm: Lunch
Sat 6/28 2pm: ARRL-VEC Testing Session
Sat 6/28 4pm: Education Activity
Sat 6/28 5:30pm: Dinner
Sun 6/29 8am: Breakfast
Sun 6/29 11am: Field day operations cease
Sun 6/29 12:30pm: Lunch
There will be no SOARA Saturday this Saturday June 21 2014. Please attend the HRO HAM Jam (information below) instead! Also, see you next week at Field Day!