Yolo Amateur Radio Society —
Mt. Vaca Radio Club
Serving Yolo County, CA & Nearby Areas

Schedule of Events - 2018

Don't forget the weekly net, every Monday at 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday May 1

May Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: Baluns and their use on 40 and 80 Meter Dipoles, by Steve Dold, W6KCS and Bill Ragsdale, K6KN
Business: Updates on Cache Creek Ride (May 6/7), Davis Double Century (May 19), and Field Day (June 23/24)

 

Saturday May 5 & Sunday May 6

Cache Creek Ridge Ride

Cache Creek Ridge Ride Information

Area amateurs, coordinated by Yolo ARES, provide communication support for this horse event that includes both endurance rides and ride-and-tie rides. The event takes place in the Cache Creek Natural Area, near the junction of State Routes 16 & 20. Operations begin before 6:00 a.m. and conclude when the event ends, around 6:00 p.m.

Want to help? Contact Rick Littlefield N6KLB, ricklittlefield1@gmail.com

 

Saturday May 19

Davis Double Century

Radio Information Page

Davis Bike Club Ride Information

200 miles in one day! YARS and other radio clubs provide support for this bike ride that starts and ends in Davis, via Clear Lake.  Net Control, 10 Rest Stops, and lots of SAGs and Patrols. Operations begin about 5:00 a.m. and typically run until about 1:00 a.m. Sunday. Net control set up is usually done the night before.

Want to help? Contact Dave Nishikawa KC6YFG, dhnishik@dcn.org

 

Tuesday June 5

June Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Saturday June 23 & Sunday June 24

Field Day

General information about Field Day can be found at the ARRL Field Day website.

 

Tuesday July 3

July Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: Officer Elections

 

Tuesday August 7

August Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday September 4

September Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday October 2

October Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Saturday October 20

Foxy's Fall Bike Ride

Davis Bike Club Ride Information

Operations begin about 7:00 a.m. and usually run until about 6:00 p.m. Three routes: 100 miles, 100 kilometers, and 50 kilometers. YARS and other radio clubs provide support for this bike ride that starts and ends in Davis. Net Control, 4 Rest Stops, and lots of SAGs and Patrols.

Want to help? Contact Dave Nishikawa KC6YFG, dhnishik@dcn.org

 

Tuesday November 6

November Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday December 4

December Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA