About Us

The River City Amateur Radio Communications Society (River City ARCS) in Sacramento, California, was founded in July 1976 to support and promote the Amateur Radio Service.  
We are a voluntary non-commercial association of licensed amateur radio operators and anyone else who shares interests in developing and promoting knowledge and advancement in operating and technical skills in radio communications through training and practical experience in the Amateur Radio Service, and contributing to public safety, emergency preparedness and international goodwill and WE LOVE IT!  We are a friendly, inclusive club and guests are welcome at our meetings.

Meetings and Activities

We have monthly meetings usually held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm - Meeting Directions and Dates
Our annual events include Rio Linda Farm and Tractor Days, our Annual PicnicARRL Field Day, our White Elephant Sale, support for the Clarksburg Country Run, and our December Holiday Party meeting.


Membership in the River City ARCS is open to any licensed amateur radio operator or anyone interested in amateur radio, shortwave listening, electronics or similar interests.

How to Get a Ham Radio License

  1. ARRL Ham Radio License Manuals
  2. Gordon West Study Guides
  3. Local Exam (VE) Sessions

Weekly Nets

Members and Guests welcome
Check in on the N6NA repeater 145.250 MHz (-) 162.2 at 8:00 P.M. Wednesdays
Our 10 meter check-in net follows (approx. 8:30 P.M.) on 28.420 MHz USB after the 2 meter net closes. 
Our SSTV Net (approx. 9:00 P.M.) on 145.51 MHz FM simplex

Contact Us

River City ARCS 
c/o Phil Sittner, Treasurer
9181 Winding Oak Dr
Fair Oaks, CA 95628-4172
or use the contact form on the right of this page.

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Officers (2017)

Ed Siegner WA6QYO - President
Paul McIntyre KC5JAX - Vice President

Gert Thompson KK6ZGA - Secretary 
Phil Sittner KD6RM - Treasurer

Board Members (2017)

Kevin Hooke - KK6DCT (2016-2017)
Don Jackson - K6GET (2014-2017)

Dave Martin - WB6YLK (2015-2018)

Andy Stephens - W6AWS (2015-2018)

Repeater Committee

Andy Stephens - W6AWS, Chair
Russ Brill - KN6SD
Chuck Freas - W6FT (SK)
Chris Huber - N6ICW

N6NA License Trustee

Andrew Stephens - W6AWS

Training Officer

Ed Siegner - WA6QYO 

Hospitality & Club Apparel

Linda Cardoza - KI6OLC 

Membership Chair

Phil Sittner - KD6RM 

Newsletter Editor

Ken Martin - KE6RMN  news@n6na.org

Net Coordinator

Paul McIntyre - KC5JAX  nets@n6na.org


Carol Milazzo - KP4MD  webmaster@n6na.org

Contact River City ARCS

River City ARCS BrochureClick here to download the
River City ARCS trifold brochure

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