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River City Amateur Radio Communications Society
40 Years in Sacramento, California - 1976-2016!

ARRL Special Service Club
We thankfully pay respect to the passing of Julian Moss G4ILO (SK) whose Solar Data banner had been displayed on this page for years.
A NOAA data weblink revision has necessitated our change to the NØNBH Solar Banner
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Norm Brooks K6FO (SK)
Norman Brooks K6FO (SK)

River City ARCS Life member Norm Brooks, K6FO passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. His 100th birthday was on June 1. Among his many accomplishments and interests, Norm earned DX Century Club and Worked All States awards, and operated 160 meters through 70 cm. Norm was a member of ARRL (Life), AMSAT, QCWA, 10-10 International, the Northern California DX Club, the 3905 Century Club, North Hills Radio Club, Mt. Vaca Radio Club and the River City Amateur Radio Communications Society (Life). He was a staff writer for WorldRadio Magazine and was published in QST.

A Celebration of Life will be planned within the next two months. Norm is survived by his daughter Kaayla Jaret KA6YLA.


Membership Holiday Dinner
Tuesday December 6 Meeting

River City ARCS Membership
Holiday Dinner 6-9 pm at
Sam's Hof Brau
2500 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821
This is a Family Event!
Volunteers to help with our room setup please contact 
Marie Martin now stinkypuii@elkgrove.net
Bring your family for dinner, the Lyle Aufranc Award presentation, prize drawings and great company!  
If you wish to donate to our toy drive for needy children at WEAVE, please bring an unwrapped toy (up to $10 value) for collection at our Holiday Dinner Meeting.

Meetings are usually the 1st Tuesday of each month

Click to view our archived meeting presentations

The December meeting is not held at our usual location.
Usual meetings are at Sacramento County Corp. Yard, 5026 Don Julio Blvd
(corner of Elkhorn Blvd) Sacramento, California 95842

Click for directions to River City ARCS Meetings

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River City ARCS Logo Apparel

River City ARCS Logo Apparel

You may order River City ARCS Logo caps, shirts and jackets directly from our logo apparel supplier. Call Gina Land at (916) 455-2876 or visit Danoc Manufacturing, 6015 Power Inn Rd Ste A, Sacramento CA 95824.

Port Authority Cap $5.00 plus tax
River City ARCS Logo - add $5.50 plus tax
Name and call sign on each side of Logo - add $10.00 plus tax

Deep Red color Hanes #0504 EcoSmart Jersey Knit Polo Shirt with Pocket $14.00 plus tax
River City ARCS logo on left chest - add $5.50 plus tax
Name and call sign embroidered on right chest - add $8.50 plus tax

True Royal color Sport-Tek by Port Authority Style JST71 Sideline Jacket (price pending)
Large Logo embroidered on back - add $18.00 plus tax.
Small Logo on left chest - add $6.50 plus tax.
Name and call sign on left chest - add $8.50 plus tax.

River City ARCS Meetings, Nets and Events


Upcoming Sacramento Area Events

  • December 6 - 6-9 pm RCARCS Membership Holiday Dinner Meeting at Sam's Hof Brau 2500 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA.  Prizes and cheer for the whole family!
  • January 3, 7:30 pm, "Meet the Elmers" meeting.  (An "Elmer" is someone who provides personal guidance and assistance to prospective and new hams)

Join or Renew your 2017 Membership
Annual Dues for Full Time Students are $5
Click here to Join, Renew or Update 
your River City ARCS Membership Now!

Dues paid after August 31 are credited toward the current and subsequent year.
Member dues & donations defray our meeting, event and operating expenses. 
Current members as of 11/30/2016: AC6IL AD6DX* AE6SK AG6RN* AG6YG AI6NK* K1PAC* K6CBB K6DRY K6FO*(SK) K6GET K6HUH K6MCS K6OJP K6VDU K6VSS K6WR* KA6BID KA6YLA KA9MDP* KC5JAX KC6NAT KC6RUO KD6GXR KD6MDV KD6NST KD6RM* KD6WTY* KE6GMJ KE6RMN KE6TWU KE6YSY KF6IDO KF6IZU* KF6QXX KF6YTQ* KG6AMH* KG6ILB KG6SMX KG6YYT* KG6ZAP* KI6BWN KI6FYF* KI6MOL* KI6NHP KI6NQT KI6OLC KI6VGK KI6WDZ KJ6CFD* KJ6EPM KJ6PEH KJ6PIK KJ6YYY KK6AAR* KK6BIW KK6DCT KK6FON KK6GMN KK6IQL* KK6MNL KK6NZW KK6ROP* KK6ROQ* KK6WIP KK6WPN KK6WSP KK6YDC KK6YYF KK6YYG* KK6ZGA KK6ZHT KK6ZMT KK6ZOM KM6AAF KM6BMV KM6BTD KM6DNV* KM6DWD* KM6FDV* KM6FKA* KM6FKB* KN6CAT* KN6SD* KO6KD KO6KL KP4MD* N6DRY* N6DTR N6DXX* N6ICW* N6IMW N6KLA N6PGQ* N6RS N6SGT N6SNO* N6SRB N6UMI N6YG* NS3O(SK) W6AWS W6DFG* W6GU W6KJ* W6IEZ W6PPP W6TEE W6TOL W6VFW* W6WJA* W6ZTY* W6/DW7XCP WAØBIY WAØMJD WA6QYO* WB2ZEI* WB6FC WB6OWT* WB6QLU WB6UBK WB6VYH* WB6YLK WO6J* WP2N* *current through 2017

River City ARCS Wednesday Night Nets
8 pm Pacific Time - N6NA repeater on 145.250 MHz (-) 162.2 PL
~8:30 pm - 10 meter net on 28.420 MHz USB after 2 meter net 
~9:00 pm - Slow Scan Television Net on 145.51 MHz FM Simplex
Members and Visitors always Welcome!
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