Parachute Mobile in SCV

Parachute Mobile is active again with our first mission of the year being held on May 31st.  Goto parachutemobile.com for all the details. We are pleased to announce that Mission 20 is scheduled for May 31. Mark, AF6IM and Michael, KF6WRW will be back in the air taking contacts from...

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Rich Siefert KE1B – Dxpedition to Anguilla (VP2EAQ/VP2EAR)

I hope that some of you were able to work us on our recent Holiday Dxpedition to Anguilla (VP2EAQ/VP2EAR). As always, we had a GREAT time, with our usual combination of radio activity, tennis, local cuisine, and plenty of personal relaxation and fun. Photos can be seen at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/51562235@N04/sets/72157649211804468/ As...

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New ARRL Appointment – SYC

The ARRL has officially published the position of Section Youth Coordinator. As some may know the SCV section had Derek Kozel AG6PO appointed as Assistant Section Manager – Youth. This ASM position was a temporary appointment while many Section Managers waited for the SYC position to be officially created. I...

Section Meeting

As Pacificon nears I would like to have a section meeting with our SCV field organization. This meeting will be a closed doors meeting, but shortly after I plan to have several open meetings for each sub org in the field organization. This is a chance for the members in...

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2013 ARRL Field Day

The ARRL annual Field Day event will be June 22-23rd this year – NEXT WEEK! I have always enjoyed attending and operating at Field Day. If you haven’t had a chance recently to go to your club, or local area’s Field Day why not make it this year? If you...

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Looking Back

Time flies! It’s hard for me to believe it, but in just two short weeks it will mark my 1 year SM anniversary. I have to say we have one amazing section. Perhaps we are just lucky that we are in the heart of Silicon Valley, but our section has the right people...

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Newly Elected Section Managers to Converge in Newington

This weekend, 12 newly elected or appointed Section Managers will be in Newington at ARRL Headquarters for an orientation workshop. The primary purposes of the three-day workshop sessions are to share ideas and to provide basic administrative, management, leadership and motivational training. “The Section Manager Workshop is an orientation and...

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Welcome Brandon NI6C!

SCV Section Members; It’s with great excitement and enthusiasm I introduce and pass the virtual baton to our new Santa Clara Valley Section Manager Brandon Bianchi, NI6C. Originally licensed in April 1995 as KE6THG, he upgraded to General in 2006 (taking the call N6OOB) and Extra in 2007 when he changed to his current...

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