Yolo Amateur Radio Society —
Mt. Vaca Radio Club
Serving Yolo County, CA & Nearby Areas

Schedule of Events - 2016

Don't forget the weekly nets, every Monday at 8:30 p.m. and every Saturday at 7:45 p.m.

Tuesday March 1

March Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: Test Methods for Antennas, A Case History of the Sutter Davis Hospital Antenna Repair, by Bill Ragsdale, K6KN
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday April 5

April Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday May 3

May Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Saturday May 7

Cache Creek Ridge Ride

Cache Creek Ridge Ride Information

Area amateurs provide communication support for this horse event that includes 2 endurance rides (50 & 25 miles) and 2 ride-and-tie rides (25 & 15 miles). The event takes place in the Cache Creek Natural Area, near the junction of State Routes 16 & 20.

Operations begin before 6:00 a.m. and conclude when the event ends, around 6:00 p.m.

Want to help? Contact Rick Littlefield N6KLB, ricklittlefield1@gmail.com

 

Saturday May 21

Davis Double Century

Davis Bike Club Ride Information

Operations begin about 5:00 a.m. and usually run until about 1:00 a.m. Sunday.  Net control set up is usually done the night before.

200 miles in one day!  YARS and other radio clubs provide support for this bike ride that starts and ends in Davis, via Clear Lake.  Net Control, 10 Rest Stops, and lots of SAGs and Patrols.  Want to help?  Contact Dave Nishikawa KC6YFG, dhnishik@dcn.org

 

Tuesday June 7

June Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Saturday June 25 & Sunday June 26

Field Day

Check back for updated information on what YARS plans to do for Field Day this year!

General information can be found at the ARRL Field Day website.

 

Tuesday July 5

July Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday August 2

August Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday September 6

September Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Saturday September 25

Princess Challenge Bike Ride

Princess Challenge Bike Ride Information

YARS and other radio clubs provide support for this bike ride that starts and ends in Folsom, and travels around Folsom Lake. Want to help? Contact Gary Matteson WA6TQJ

 

Tuesday October 4

October Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Saturday October 15

Foxy's Fall Bike Ride

Davis Bike Club Ride Information

Operations begin about 7:00 a.m. and usually run until about 6:00 p.m. Three routes: 100 miles, 100 kilometers, and 50 kilometers. YARS and other radio clubs provide support for this bike ride that starts and ends in Davis. Net Control, 4 Rest Stops, and lots of SAGs and Patrols. Want to help? Contact Dave Nishikawa KC6YFG, dhnishik@dcn.org

 

Tuesday November 1

November Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA

 

Tuesday December 6

December Meeting

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Explorit! Science Center, 3141 Fifth St., Davis.

Program: TBA
Business: TBA