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 radio amateurs and anyone else who shares interests in developing and promoting knowledge and advancement in operating and technical skills in radio communications.
We do this 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 (8:30 P.M.) on 28.420 MHz USB. 
Our SSTV Net (9:00 P.M.) on 441.30 MHz N6NA Repeater

Contact Us

River City ARCS 
c/o Jojo Melendres, Treasurer
5631 61st St
Sacramento, CA 95824-1817
We forward inquiries and comments to the appropriate party.
or use the contact form on the right of this page.

State of California Corporate Registration

River City ARCS By-Laws

River City ARCS Logo

Officers (2021)
Kevin Hooke KK6DCT - President
Tom Cutter W6BS - Vice President
Gert Thompson KK6ZGA - Secretary
Jojo Melendres KN6HTD - Treasurer

Board Members
Marty Gunn - KM6MFI (2019-2022)
Dave Martin - WB6YLK (2020-2021)
Phil Sittner - KD6RM (2021-2022)
Sylvia Stork - KS6WTF (2020-2021)

Repeater Committee
Andy Stephens - W6AWS
Russ Brill - KN6SD, Chair
Chris Huber - N6ICW

N6NA License Trustee
Andrew Stephens - W6AWS

Training Committee
Jojo Melendres - KN6HTD
Carol Milazzo - KP4MD
Bob Mix - KF6ABC
Ed Siegner - WA6QYO
Phil Sittner - KD6RM

Hospitality Chair
Marie Martin - NØCALL

Membership Chair
Phil Sittner - KD6RM

Newsletter Editor
Ken Martin - KE6RMN E-mail

Net Coordinator
Position Open E-mail

Carol Milazzo - KP4MD webmaster@n6na.org

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

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