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Regular General Meeting, 14 May 2021



Join the Club’s Regular General Meeting starting at 7:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.  The Zoom link is:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09   


Forum Topic – Preparing for Field Day, 2021  Leon, NT8B and Doug, AK4AO will provide a brief overview of 2021 Field Day.  They will cover how members can work Field Day from home as a single operator or in groups as they may choose.  The discussion will include FD rules, station classes, logging and how to send logs to ARRL with a VWS affiliation to obtain an aggregate club score.  This presentation will be a good overview for new and returning hams who plan to operate in FD for the first time.  It will also remind experienced FD operators of the temporary COVID-related rule changes ARRL has implemented.  Time: 7:00-7:30 pm


Main Program -  Easy Helical Copper Tape and PVC 2M Vertical Antennas  John, W6NBC from Santa Maria, CA will show us how to use inexpensive copper tape and PVC pipe to make effective antennas for 2m and other frequencies.  John will discuss the antenna theory, demonstrate effectiveness and provide sources of materials for these useful projects we can all build.  John has been licensed since 1965 and worked extensively in the technical side of broadcast television. Time: 7:30-9:00 pm


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I'll take a wild stab that John W6NBC worked for NBC? Sounds like an amazing talk!

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