[amsat-bb] Amateur Radio Awareness Day in Sacramento, CA
Mon Sep 4 14:58:26 PDT 2006
Dear AMSAT members,
A small announcement about our activity:
On September 16th, 2006 North Hills Radio Club and others will sponsor: What
is Amateur Radio (Day) in Southside park, 7th and T streets, Sacramento, CA.
This is our effort for ARRL's Amateur Awareness Day on 9/16/06, during
September 2006, National Preparedness Month.
We will have several demonstrations of the various operating modes of
Amateur radio, including satellite. While this is a club event, we are
asking any operators that can visit or help operate, to please come by and
do so. All clubs and Amateurs, and the public is invited.
There will be the Red Cross emergency van, ARES/RACES, State OES,
demonstrations of: HF, CW, IRLP, ATV, Satellite (handheld and larger
antennas), HVY/UHF repeaters, Weak Signal operations. While not a designated
Special Event Station, We will have K6IS (club call) will be on the air and
special QSL cards will be sent to all stations worked on any mode or
frequency. Of course there will be preparedness demonstrations and samples
of home "go packs" for the public and for the Radio Amateur.
More information at k6is.org
Thanks, come on out if you are near here.
Carl Schultz, WF6J
North Hills Radio Club
K6IS/r Trustee, ARRL
AMSAT, SWOT 3465, WSWSS 588
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