Benicia Amateur Radio Club

Monthly BARC Zoom Meeting, March 9, 2021

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Tuesday, March 9th is our next Monthly BARC Meeting! Our guest Sean Frost, N6SAF, will be presenting “San Francisco Wireless Emergency Mesh”.
You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about Ham Radio. We always have fun getting together and all that are interested are Welcome! To get the Zoom invite contact us at: or 707-742-3227.

12/08/2020: BARC’s Monthly Meeting: Mike Dahlhofer K8MRD,“Parks On The Air”.

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On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 is our BARC Zoom monthly meeting! Mike Dahlhofer K8MRD, will give the presentation, “Parks On The Air”. He is a prolific YouTuber with an interesting and informative, lively and entertaining style!

Tuesday, 8 December, 2020
7:00pm to 9:00pm PST

Zoom teleconferencing. To get the Zoom invite contact us at: or

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Mike Dahlhofer, K8MRD, On his YouTube Channel:

Andy Record, “Batteries the Caveman Way” January 14th BARC Meeting

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We are happy to have another exciting and informative presentation given by our neighbor from across the Bay, Andy Record. His previous presentation on Repeaters was talked about for months!

Andy Record, KF6TJR, has been a ham for over 20 years and self identifies as a OM. He is a Product Manager for Silke Communications where he is overseeing and coordinating the City of Roseville’s transition to an EF Johnson P25 Phase II system as well as several other smaller projects. Silke Communications has the World’s largest Kenwood NXDN system.
His wife Tiffany, KG6TJR, and daughter Amelia, KK6VYX, are both Technician class amateurs and they enjoy gardening, reading and their two cats.
Pre-meeting meal is at Roundtable Pizza in the Southampton/Raley’s Mall!

July 3rd Torchlight Parade

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Every July 3rd, BARC Volunteers help with communications for the Famous Benicia Torchlight Parade. The parade itself is from 6:30-8:30 pm, but ham radio volunteers meet earlier at 4:30 at the Depot at the bottom of 1st street to set up and get instructions. If interested contact Art Mayoff AA6AM. Or you can drop by and view the parade and say hi to fellow hams!

BARC August 13th: Gary Gross, KE6QR, “Providing Communications for Public Service Events”.

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We are happy to announce that Gary Gross KE6QR, will be coming back and giving us another exciting presentation! In the past Gary has given numerous interesting and informative presentations to BARC. This presentation will be “Providing Communications for Public Service Events”. Pre-Meeting meal will be at Pizza Pirate starting at 5:00 pm.

Cross Band Extenders Presentation by Bob Hewitt, K6HEW, coming March 8th!

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