Annual SOARA Tech Fair – Murray Center , August 15th, 7pm.










This is August and August is our annual Tech Fair Month. To date, we’ve only had a few responses for people to have a project to present this month. We usually have at least 6- 8 people with projects to “show and tell”. Your project can be anything from a really cool portable battery box or a Raspberry Pi or Arduino project with a Ham Radio application. Or…..maybe you took a Ham Radio application and found another use for it.

If you have a cool project you would like to show, send me an email and tell me what it is. If you have already contacted me, you’re good. Keep in mind, your project may bore you now, but others may not have seen it and might think its’s a super cool idea they can run with.


Send me and email at and let me know you want to participate.

Erik Wresch – VP – SOARA


Ham Radio Examinations will take place prior to the General Meeting and also at the Murray Center. Testing session starts at 6pm and is $15/session.

Pre-registration is not required and you don’t need to be a SOARA member to take the test. Please contact our Education Director, Steve Kuver, if you have questions about testing at

SOARA Fall Picnic – Sept 24th

 I am very happy to announce that we will be holding the annual SOARA picnic this year on Saturday September 24th from 11am – 3pm at Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Shelter #3. Come join us for some fun and food! 

The club will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, all the fixings, and bottled water. Side dishes, salads and deserts are pot-luck. Bring your favorite dish and enough to share with others!

It wouldn’t be an amateur radio picnic without some radio fun so feel free to bring your “park rig” or any other radios and get on the air.

Please RSVP to with the number in your party that will be attending. We are expecting a big crowd this year, please make an extra effort send an RSVP so we can get an accurate count. The picnic is open to all members and immediate family as well as prospective members.

Looking forward to seeing you all!

Joe Perrigoue K7KCE – Activities Coordinator