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April 2021

April 13th Monthly BARC Zoom Meeting

April 13, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00

We are happy to announce that our April 13th BARC Meeting presentation will be,“Walnut Creek CERT’s Most Excellent Adventures in Winlink”. Winlink is an exciting way for hams to connect and pass information that is especially useful in emergency communications! In addition to the presentations, we always have a great time at our BARC meetings whether they are a Zoom Meeting or In Person! You can ask questions about Ham Radio. You can share what you are doing; a project…

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May 2021

May 11th Monthly BARC Zoom Meeting

May 11, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00

We are happy to announce that Marcel Steiber, AI6MS, is returning to give another fascinating presentation for our monthly BARC meeting! Of course this time it’s on Zoom. It will be “Fully-Remote Amateur Radio Exam Administration”. (His previous presentation was in September 2019 on HF Towers- It was really interesting!) Amateur Radio license examinations are typically administered in-person by a team of at least 3 Volunteer Examiners. In 2014, the FCC authorized remote exam administration, which has seen limited use…

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June 2021

June 8th BARC Zoom Meeting

June 8, 2021 @ 19:00

Our monthly BARC Zoom meeting will occur on Tuesday the 8th of June. It starts at 7 pm PST. Gregg Horton, K6XSS, will be doing an exciting presentation on “JS8 Call”! Come get together virtually with other hams! We always have fun! All are Welcome! To get the Zoom invite contact us at: or 707-742-3227

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July 2021

Bob Hess via Live/Zoom Hybrid July 13th BARC Meeting

July 13, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Benicia Downtown Fire Station, 150 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510 United States
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Exciting News! We are going to have options this month for our Monthly BARC Meeting on July 13, 2021! You will have a choice of meeting in person at the Benicia Fire Department EOC,150 Military West. (Doors open shortly after 6:30 PM and the presentation begins at 7:00. Please enter via the West 2nd Street side door), Or You still have the option to join via Zoom too! Our speaker will be Bob Hess, W1RH, The title is: The effect…

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August 2021

Direction Finding T- Hunt at the August 10th BARC Monthly Meeting

August 10, 2021 @ 19:00 - 20:30
Outside Benicia Downtown Fire Station

Tuesday, August 10th is our next BARC Meeting. We will have a T-Hunt (Transmitter Hunt)! This is an exciting and fun outdoor event where you can learn techniques on how to find a hidden transmitter! The transmitter we will be hunting will be broadcasting on 2 Meters. Bring your 2 Meter HT radio and if you want to you can make/bring a separate antenna for the hunt (or your attenuators or previously made attenutaters!) Meet outside the Radio Room door…

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September 2021

BARC Monthly Meeting- Bob Hawkins, KM6BXZ Radio Officer, Solano County Auxiliary Communication Service (ACS)

September 14, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00

We are going back to Zoom! September BARC Monthly Meeting - Bob Hawkins, KM6BXZ Radio Officer, Solano County Auxiliary Communication Service (ACS) His presentation will be: “An Overview of Solano County Auxiliary Communication Service (ACS). We are excited to have Bob Hawkins returning for another exciting presentation! To get the Zoom Invitation leave a message at the phone number or email below.

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October 2021

October 12 BARC Meeting: Larry Whitney, “Emergency Protocols”.

October 12, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Larry Whitney, KK6RQG, will be giving the exciting presentation, “Emergency Protocols” at the BARC Monthly meeting. It will be Tuesday, October 12th, on Zoom beginning at 7:00pm. If you aren’t a member of the (which sends out the invitation) then you can get the Zoom invite by contacting us at: or 707-742-3227 Invite your friends! Share this info! All are welcome!

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November 2021

November BARC Monthly Meeting: Exploring Digital Modes

November 9, 2021 @ 19:00 - 21:00

BARC’s November Monthly Meeting via Zoom (only), presentations on DMR and JS8Call! When: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 19:00 to 21:00 (UTC-08:00) Where: Zoom teleconferencing To get an invitation leave your request and info at: or 707-742-3227 Description: The Zoom session will open at 6:45 pm with the official meeting starting at 7:00 pm. Digital Modes Presentation, including: DMR codeplugs - Justin Cowgill KM6ZTH JS8Call setup - Gregg Horton K6XSS Active troubleshooting of DMR and JS8Call setups

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December 2021

December 14th BARC Meeting: JB Still presents, “Simple Balun Antennas”.

December 14, 2021 @ 19:00 - 20:30

We look forward to another great presentation by JB Still, NR5NN: “Simple Balun Antennas”! It’s a Zoom meeting, and the beginning of a series. So come one, come all! (Online) If you are not on BARC’s you may leave a message at the phone number or email listed below to get the invitation.

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January 2022

Ed Fong, WB6IQN, Presents at our January BARC Meeting!

January 11 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Ed Fong will be giving the January Presentation on his famous, effective antennas at our January Meeting. His presentations are always interesting and he is a wealth of knowledge! The meeting will probably be on Zoom. Specific details to follow soon! Ed Fong’s Biography -  Ed Fong was first licensed in 1968 as WN6IQN.  He later upgraded to Extra Class (with full 20 WPM CW)  with his present call of WB6IQN.  He obtained the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the…

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