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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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Members RSVP Now to Dave Martin for our July 31st 40th Anniversary Picnic!

Ed Fong's DBJ-2 Dual Band J-pole Antenna
Monday August 2 Meeting

Meeting Program (via Skype)
Ed Fong WB6IQN presents his
DBJ-2 VHF-UHF J-pole Antenna

Meetings are usually the 1st Tuesday of each month

Click to view our archived meeting presentations

Sacramento County Corp. Yard, 5026 Don Julio Blvd
(corner of Elkhorn Blvd) Sacramento, California 95842

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Meetings are open to the public and Visitors are Welcome!

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This Month's River City ARCS Newsletter

Magnetic Loop Antenna Project

Magnetic Loop Antenna Club Project
Magnetic Loop Antenna Building Ideas
Assembly & Test Results


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!

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.


Ham Nation Videos on TWIT.TV
K7AGE YouTube Channel
Amateur Radio Videos/Webcasts
Ham Nation Live Wed. at 6 pm PT on TWiT.TV (past shows archived online)
K7AGE YouTube Channel
Amateur Radio Roundtable
 • Ham College TV
Amateur Logic TV • QSO Today Podcast

River City ARCS Meetings, Nets and Events


Upcoming Sacramento Area Events

  • July 31 - 10:30 am-3 pm. Our 40th Anniversary Picnic exclusively for current RCARCS members and their families. Join us for good company, good food and outdoor fun! Bring your family, folding chairs, frisbees and ham radio go kits! The N6NA HF & 2 meter club station will be on-site. Bring your 2 meter hand held radios and antennas for a hidden transmitter "Fox Hunt". We provide the hot dogs, burgers, condiments and soft drinks. Call sign suffixes beginning in A-M are requested to bring either green salad, pasta salad or fruit salad. N-Z bring dessert.
    Location: VFW Pavilion, Phoenix Park, Fair Oaks (enter via Sunset Ave & Runway Dr entrance only). RSVP to Dave Martin by July 27 with the number in your party.
  • August 2 - 7:30 pm RCARCS Meeting - Ed Fong WB6IQN program (via Skype) on the DBJ-2 VHF/UHF J-Pole Antenna
  • September 6 - 7:30 pm RCARCS Meeting - Budd Drummond W3FF, Inventor of the Buddipole Antenna
  • Saturday, September 17, 7 am - 12 noon - Western Placer ARC Hamfest, McBean Park, Lincoln
  • October 4 - 7:30 pm RCARCS Meeting - White Elephant Sale
  • October 14-16 - ARRL Pacificon Division Convention, San Ramon Marriott

Join or Renew your 2016 Membership
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your River City ARCS Membership Now!

Member dues & donations defray our meeting, event and operating expenses.  
Members current as of 7/22/2016: AC6IL AE6SK AG6YG AI6NK K6CBB K6DRY K6FO K6GET K6HUH K6MCS K6OJP K6VSS K6WR KA6BID KA6YLA KC5JAX KC6NAT KD6GXR KD6MDV KD6NST KD6RM KD6WTY KE6GMJ KE6RMN KE6TWU KE6YSY KF6IDO KF6IZU KF6QXX KF6YTQ KG6ILB KG6SMX KG6YYT KG6ZAP KI6BWN KI6FYF KI6NHP KI6NQT KI6OLC KI6VGK KI6WDZ KJ6CFD KJ6PEH KJ6PIK KJ6YYY KK6BIW KK6DCT KK6FON KK6GMN KK6MNL KK6NZW KK6WIP KK6WPN KK6WSP KK6YDC KK6YYF KK6YYG KK6ZGA KK6ZHT KK6ZMT KK6ZOM KM6AAF KM6BMV KM6BTD KN6CAT KN6SD KP4MD N6DRY N6ICW N6IMW N6KLA N6PGQ N6RS N6SGT N6SNO NS3O W6AWS W6DFG W6GU W6KJ W6IEZ W6PPP W6TEE W6TOL W6VFW WA0BIY WA0MJD WA6QYO WB2ZEI WB6FC WB6QLU WB6UBK WB6VYH WB6YLK WO6J

2016 River City ARCS Field Day on Good Day Sacramento

2016 River City ARCS Field Day


Links to other Sacramento Area Amateur Radio Resources

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River City ARCS,
May 13, 2015, 1:19 PM
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River City ARCS,
Nov 6, 2014, 5:04 PM