June 24-26: SOARA Field Day

WHEN:  Fourth Full Weekend in June (June 25-26, 2016)
TIME:  11:00am Saturday - 11:00am Sunday (Friday Setup Starts at 3pm)
WHERE: James G. Gilleran Park, 24960 Felipe Road, Mission Viejo, CA

TALK IN: 147.645- 110.9hz

2016 SCHEDULE:
Fri 6/24 3pm: Setup begins (towers, antennas, tents, radios, etc)
Fri 6/24 6pm: Dinner
Sat 6/25 9am: Field day site opens
Sat 6/25 11am: Field day operations begins
Sat 6/25 12pm: Lunch
Sat 6/25 1pm: Education Activity
Sat 6/25 2pm: ARRL-VEC Testing Session
Sat 6/25 6pm: Dinner 
Sun 6/26 11am: Field day operations cease 

For information click here for our Field Day page.

SOARA June Activities

june-month-sun.inline verticalJune is a busy month for SOARA– this is a quick service reminder of the following activities that are happening in June:

6/5 @ 1pm- Transmitter Hunt
6/18 @ 8am – Technician Class Study Session at Murray Center
6/18 @ 9am – SOARA Saturday at Gilleran Park (Field Day Prep)
6/20 @ 7pm – General Club Meeting at Murray Center — (NO TESTING)
6/24 @ 3pm – Field Day Setup Begins at Gilleran Park
6/25 @ 11am – Field Day Operations Start at Gilleran Park
6/25 @ 1pm – Amateur Radio Educational Activity at Gilleran Park
6/25 @ 2pm – Amateur Radio Exams at Gilleran Park

For more information about any of these activities visit the website at www.soara.org and click on the activities menu.  You may also follow us on Facebook at K6SOA and Twitter @K6SOA.

 

May 16: Spring Auction

AuctionTime to clean out the HAM shack and pick up some new projects for the summer!  All are welcome to attend the next SOARA Spring Auction on Monday, May 16 at the Norman P Murray Center in Mission Viejo starting at 7pm. For more information and rules of the SOARA live auctions, check here.  A regularly scheduled FCC licensing examination will occur prior to the meeting at 6pm.

April 18: SOARA General Meeting

n6hcAll are welcome to the next SOARA General Meeting on Monday, April 18 at 7pm at the Norman P Murray Center in Mission Viejo.  This month’s speaker is Arnie Shatz, N6HC speaking about the TX3X Chesterfield Island DXpedition. HAM Radio Testing is available at 6pm.

March 21: SOARA General Meeting

WU6D-CarlAll are welcome to the next SOARA General Meeting on Monday, March 21 at 7pm at the Norman P Murray Center in Mission Viejo.  This month’s speaker is Carl Gardenias, WU6D, Section Manager for the Amateur Radio Relay League Orange Section.  HAM Radio Testing is available at 6pm.

January 25: SOARA General Meeting

tasma-xheaderAll are welcome to attend the first general SOARA meeting of 2016 on Monday, January 25 at 7pm at the Norman P Murray center in Mission Viejo. This month’s speaker is Dave Elder KA6TBF, Chairman of TASMA. TASMA is a volunteer organization which manages the 2 meter Amateur Radio spectrum in Southern California. Testing will be at 6pm. Hope to see you there!