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

ARRL Special Service Club

Congratulations to the 2016 Aufranc Award Recipients Marie and Dave Martin WB6YLK!

Norm Brooks K6FO (SK)
Norman Brooks K6FO (Silent Key)

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.


Handheld Radio Shootout
Tuesday February 7 Meeting

Handheld Radio "Shootout"

Bring your handheld radio to measure its power output and spectral purity!  

At our February meeting, Phil KD6RM will demonstrate the use of a spectrum analyzer to check our radios' performance.

Meetings are usually the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm
Open to the Public.  Visitors are always welcome!
Click to view our archived meeting presentations

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

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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


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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 are payable on January 1 for the 2017 calendar year.
Member dues & donations defray our meeting, event and operating expenses. 
Current members as of 1/18/2017: AD6DX AF6LF AG6RN AI6NK AI6UO K1PAC K6DRY K6FO(SK) K6GET K6HUH K6VDU K6WR KA6BID KA9MDP KC5JAX KC6NAT KD6NST KD6RM KD6WTY KE6KUT KE6RMN KF6IZU KF6YTQ KG6AMH KG6YYT KG6ZAP KI6FYF KI6MOL KI6NHP KJ6CFD KJ6CFH KJ6EPM KJ6YYY KK6AAR KK6DCT KK6FON KK6IQK KK6IQL KK6NZW KK6ROP KK6ROQ KK6WSP KK6YDC KK6YYF KK6YYG KK6ZGA KL3JY KM6DNV KM6DWD KM6FDV KM6FJZ KM6FKA KM6FKB KM6GYM KM6HJF KM6HJK KN6CAT KN6SD KO6KD KO6KL KP4MD KS6WTF N6DRY N6DTR N6DXX N6ICW N6PGQ N6SNO N6UMI N6YG W6BS W6DFG W6GU W6KJ W6PPP W6TEE W6VFW W6WJA(KK6KK) W6ZTY W6/DW7XCP WA6QYO WB2ZEI WB6FC WB6OWT WB6UBK WB6VYH WB6YLK WG6CFS WO6J WP2N Marie Martin

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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