New for 2018, we will offer two FREE exciting presentations by two of Sierra Foothills ARC Elmers.
FT-8: The Hot New Digital Mode presented by Bruce, K6BAA. FT-8 is a brand new digital mode created by Hams, for Hams in July 2017. Since its release, hams all over the world are burning up the air waves with this new digital mode. Come to this presentation and Bruce will show what you need to get started and how become a FT-8 expert!
Introduction DSTAR Digital Radio presented by Bob, K6UDA host of K6UDA Radio. Digital radio is here and as more manufacturers are getting into the game, it will be the future. Don't be left behind. Join Bob as he humorously unveils the mystery of DSTAR in terms you can understand.
Elmer Tours Back by popular demand!
Are you a new ham? Or just wondering what all this stuff is and how to use it? Then an Elmer Tour is for you! Elmer tours are FREE and conducted by experienced members of the Sierra Foothills ARC. They will walk you through the swap meet showing you all the neat ham gear available. More important, they will explain why you would it and how you might to use it. They are there to answer all your questions!
Need to test equipment you are thinking about buying? Bring it over to the Sierra Foothills ARC Test Table. There will be power supplies, antennas, antenna analyzers, and other test equipment to check-out your potential purchase. The table will be staffed by experienced SF ARC Elmers. You don't have to go home wondering if you bought a boat anchor.
Hamfest 2018 is an ARRL sanctioned hamfest. Drop by the ARRL Booth and visit with your Section Manager and other local ARRL staff. While you are there, pick-up the new color US Amateur Radio Bands chart. Learn how ARRL membership can enhance your Ham experience. Let ARRL help you!
Sierra Foothills ARC Club Table
Check out our Club Table. This table has Member's and estate items for sale . Each year this table has phenomenal deals. Everything mus go. You will not want to miss out!