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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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Tuesday September 6 Meeting

Budd Drummond W3FF
Inventor of
The Buddipole HF/VHF Portable Antenna System

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

Links to other Sacramento Area Amateur Radio Resources

River City ARCS Meetings, Nets and Events


White Elephant Sale
White Elephant Sale October 4

Bargains Galore! October 4 will be the Annual RCARCS White Elephant night. Bring your ham or ham-related items that you would like to see auctioned.
All proceeds go to the club. This is a fun event and you may find that something you've been looking for!


Upcoming Sacramento Area Events

  • Buddipole
    September 6 - 7:30 pm RCARCS Meeting - Budd Drummond W3FF, in person.  The Inventor of
    the Buddipole HF/VHF Portable Antenna System
  • Saturday, September 17, 7 am - 12 noon - Western Placer ARC Hamfest, McBean Park, Lincoln
  • Tuesday, September 20, 6 - 8 pm, North Hills Radio Club What is Amateur Radio Night, Sacramento County Corp. Yard, Sacramento
  • Saturday, September 24, 8 am - 5 pm - Amateur Radio Exhibit at Scouting Flag Retirement Ceremony, Gibson Ranch, Elverta
  • Saturday, September 24, 8 am - 3 pm - San Joaquin Valley Section Hamfest, Modesto
  • Saturday, October 1, 10 am - 5 pm - ARRL Amateur Radio Exhibit at Rocklin Mini Maker Faire, Sierra College, Rocklin
  • October 4 - 7:30 pm RCARCS Meeting - White Elephant Sale
  • October 14-16 - Register online now at www.pacificon.org to attend the October 14-16 ‪‎Pacificon‬ ‪‎ARRL‬ Pacific Division Convention at the San Ramon Marriott. PACIFICON is the annual ARRL Pacific Division convention, held each year in October. Pacificon is THE premier amateur radio conference in the western U.S.
  • October 14-16 - World Scouting Jamboree on the Air - Contact your local Girl or Boy Scout troop to assist their participation
  • November 1 - 7:30 pm RCARCS Elections and Meeting - Carol Milazzo KP4MD - A Caribbean Suitcase DXpedition

Join or Renew your 2016 Membership
Annual Dues for Full Time Students are $5
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your River City ARCS Membership Now!


Member dues & donations defray our meeting, event and operating expenses.  
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