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

Schedule of Events - 2017

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

Tuesday March 7

March Meeting

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

Program: A portable all band and all mode, complete amateur station, presented by Bill Ragsdale K6KN
Business: Updates on coming events - Davis Double Century, Cache Creek Ridge Ride, Field Day.

 

Tuesday April 4

April 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 May 2

May 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 May 6 & Sunday May 7

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 20

Davis Double Century

Radio Information Page

Davis Bike Club Ride Information

Operations begin about 5:00 a.m. and usually run until about 1:00 a.m. Sunday. Net control set up is usually done the night before.

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.

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

 

Tuesday June 6

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 24 & Sunday June 25

Field Day

We are planning to hold a Field Day event this year, more details to come!

For more information, contact Gary Matteson WA6TQJ at gcmatteson@ucdavis.edu

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

 

Tuesday July 4

Due to the meeting date falling on the Fourth of July, we will be discussing whether to reschedule or cancel the meeting.

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 1

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 5

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 3

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 21

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 7

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 5

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