K6MEP Ventura County Amateur Radio Club
Meeting: Second Friday of each month at 7:30 PM
197 North Ashwood Ave
Ventura, CA 93003
Here to see a map.
PARC - (Was WA6BMH, now W6CEV), is on the
Web, BUT, the
Pointsettia Amateur Radio Club has disbanded as of
TRW Swap Meet - Ham Radio!
Computers! You name it! It's Fun! Donuts, Coffee, Sodas,
Fast Food too!
Last Saturday of every month,
rain or shine, regardless of Holidays, yes, even if it's
From Ventura County, take 101 South, 405 South, get off the 405
at Rosecrans exit and turn right (west), turn left at railroad
tressel (Aviation Blvd.), turn left on
Marine Ave. Swap Meet is in the TRW Parking Lot along Aviation,
South of Marine & Aviation! (This is the new location, just
across the intersection from the old location). Check the
pages for further information.
SMRA Emergency Repeater Network, (formerly Sulphur Mountain Repeater Assoc.,
SMRA) Check the
home page regarding repeaters & locations, support, donations,
and other SMRA items of interest.
A relatively new Club,
The Ventura County Amateur Radio Society,
may be just what you are looking for!
CVARC, The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club, holds
its meeting the third Thursday of each month
at the East Valley Sheriff.s Station, Thousand Oaks, CA.
Meetings start at 7:30 PM with a pre-meeting technical
assistance session for those who are interested.
Meetings are open to the public and members are encouraged to bring their friends.
information is at THE CVARC WEBMAP to ECSS
ARRL Amateur Radio Field Day!! Field Day is
always the fourth full weekend of
June, beginning at 1800 UTC (11 AM) Saturday and ending at 2100 UTC Sunday.
Type K6MEP (or your favorite Club call) into this ARRL
Field Day Station Locator
for a map showing K6MEP and nearby Field Day Sites.
Upcoming VE (Volunteer Examiner) Sessions (Tests) - See the K6MEP Keyer, in which you can find out where
you can get a New License or Upgrade Your License, in the
Area; Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties. Usually VE Sessions are listed on page 6 or thereabouts!
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check Steve's report HERE for
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