The Mesa Amateur Radio Club

Combining ham radio, The great outdoors, and friendships | Mesa, Arizona, USA

Virtual Meetings

Hello everyone.  We recently received a question about what Virtual Meetings are.  So here is an explanation: Our club wanted an open border regarding our meetings.  We understand that not everyone can make it to our meetings, some are here just for the winter months, others might not even live in the State or even […]

Is Your Coax Good & The Right Length?

Fiori Films Presents Ham Radio TV: Is Your Coax Good? In this video Kevin N6VLF, will show you how to test your coax. RigExpert AA-600, AA-1000 and AA-1400 are powerful antenna analyzers designed for testing, checking, tuning or repairing antennas and antenna feedlines. Graphical SWR (Standing Wave Ratio) and impedance, as well as Smith/polar chart […]

ARRL Field Day is around the corner

Everyone get prepared for Field Day.  Few months to go.  But for those new to the hobby, feel free to come up and visit us during that weekend. What is Field Day?  Good question, so here is a document the ARRL put together http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Field-Day/2019/2019%20FD%20Flier%20-%20What%20is%20FD.pdf  

Classes for Field Day

As most of you know, we need to have a training session for Field Day in order to get 100 bonus points.  So our training classes for Field Day will be how to build a balun and how to fix coax, which essentially teaches you how to make your own coax.  We will be splitting […]

Field Day location is set

Yes it’s early to start thinking about Field Day, but we don’t wait till the last minute to start planning. Once again, we will be going to the Moqui Group Site.  Simmons pod again.  Time for everyone to start asking for the time off from work. June 20th through the 24th is what we have […]

Winter Field Day results

Here are the results folks.  I want to thank Chad, Frank, Dennis, Vinnie and Joanne for making this years event a fun and successful event. Yes the event did happen.  Those who drove out but were not able to get past the locked gate, we apologize.  The Rangers had asked us to keep the main […]

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