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FCC test session
BARK Radio and yolo ARES will conduct an FCC licensing test session on January 18th at 850 Pioneer Ave in Woodland. That is at the corner of Pioneer and Gum.
Test session will open at 0730 and close promptly at 0930.
Again this is an all element test session. This will be through the ARRL-VEC and their test fee is $15.00. Please let anyone you know who may be interested in testing.
You are required to provide a social security number on the FCC form, and two means of ID are necessary also, one with a picture please.
We would like pre-registration and you can contact me at 530 305-4088 or
email gramps55@gmail.com
We will take walk-ins.    1/4/2014


ARRL Centennial QSO Party start January 1, 2014!
The ARRL Centennial QSO Party is a year-long operating event that celebrates hams making contacts. In the end you will have accumulated points, worked new stations and made new friends all over the world. Read more abut the party.    12/30/2013


IMPORTANT CHANGE: November 19, 2013 ARES meeting at Woodland Hospital 7:00pm
Our November 19 ARES meeting location has been changed.

We will be meeting at the Railsback Building (the old clinic) at Woodland Hospital at 7:00pm

1207 Fairchild Ct, Woodland, CA

Fairchild is off Cottonwood St.
As Fairchild starts to curve, you will see parking lots. The Railsback building, marked "A" on the map, is at the turn. PARK AND Walk through the front door and continue straight ahead to the meeting room.


The packet Node, BERR37, is up and running on 144.370! Photos
Joe AG6QO, Ken K6WLS, Bill K6KN, and Greg KG6SJT worked at the KE6YUV repeater site on Berryessa Peak on October 27 installing two antennas on the tower to support the full service packet Bulletin Board system that Joe AG6QO has pout together. The packet BBS AG6QO-1, is operating on 144.370.


Summary Report of Great California Shakeout
Yolo ARES participated in the Great California Shakeout. We had 17 Yolo ARES members checking in a various times during the day. This summary lists all of the locations that checked in.
Thank you to all who participated.    10/18/2013


Great California Shake Out Exercise
Yolo County ARES is participating in the Great California Shakeout.
We are joining over 9 million Californians in this simulated earthquake drill.

An annoucment of the drill weil be made at 10:17 on the BARK repeater (KE6YUV Repeater: FREQ: 146.9700MH OFFSET: Negative (-) PL: 123.0)

Open check-in nets for ARES members and visitors will occur at 10:30 AM and be repeated at 11:30am , 5:30 PM and a wrap up net will occur at 7:30PM

Please join us!    10/14/2013


PACKET BBS coming to Packet users and Yolo County ARES
At the September 17, 2013 Yolo county ARES, Joe DeAngelo, AG6QO, gave a presentation on the packet BBS that he is developing. Plans are progressing well for the installation of 2 nodes on Berryessa Peak to allow great communication with the BBS and forwarding of messages to a backbone that will allow messages to be forwarded thought out California. This will be a great addition to amateur packet users in Northern California and Yolo County ARES.

Currently, the Packet BBS is on 144.370 Connect to AG6QO-1
AG6QO's presentation with much more information.    9/18/2013


August ARES meeting at Yolo County EOC

Photos and notes from Yolo ARES meeting and visit to the Yolo County EOC


CQ Field Day - WA6YAR, 3A SV

Photos from Field Day 2013.

Yolo Amateur Radio Society, UCD ARC , and Yolo County ARES teamed up for Field Day at the UC Davis Airport. We had wonderful weather. A great time was had by all the operators and visitors.    6/23/2013


Two New Amateur Extras
Congratulations to Dale Dennis - KJ6HHY, and James Bohon, N6JMS!    5/29/2013

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