Del Norte Amateur Radio club ARES Net

Tuesday night at 7:15pm
146.880 (-)136.5

ORCA Net (Voice & digital)

ARRLTuesday night 7:30pm
146.560 (Simplex)136.5
3.590 (Data)
3.888 (SSB)

If you're interested in emergency communications, come participate with us weekly on our 2m simplex voice net, followed by a 2m/HF digital net. We have a growing group of interested amateurs participating every Tuesday evening. We're in the process of adding an HF net to run concurrently to practice passing emergency traffic. If you're a new amateur, this is a great opportunity to get more radio experience in a relaxed and friendly environment.

We operate 2m simplex to simulate a disaster situation without repeaters, something we would likely experience following a large earthquake. Amateurs from Del Norte, Curry and Humboldt counties have been participating regularly. We are looking to attract more amateurs from outlying areas to join us. If you're interested or have questions, e-mail Mike KE6ZYK.

Gasquet Emergency Net

Tuesday night at 6:30pm
147.180 (+)136.5

Curry Emergency Net

Tuesday night at 6:45pm
147.250 (+)88.5

Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club Net

Tuesday night at 7:00pm
146.960 (-)88.5

Eureka ARES Net

Monday night at 7:00pm
146.460 Simplex

Humboldt County ARES Net

Monday night at 7:30pm
146.760 (-)103.5

Humboldt County HF Net

Monday night at 7:45pm

North Coast Emergency Net (HF)

Sunday morning 8:00am

California State OES Net

Monday night at 8:00pm

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Pioneering Amateurs (1900-1917)

Radio captured the imagination of thousands of ordinary persons who wanted to experiment with this amazing new technology. Until late 1912 there was no licencing or regulation of radio transmitters in the United States, so amateurs -- known informally as "hams" -- were free to set up stations wherever they wished. But with the adoption of licencing, amateur operators faced a crisis, as most were now restricted to transmitting on a wavelength of 200 meters (1500 kilohertz), which had a limited sending range. They successfully organized to overcome this limitation, only to face a second hurdle in April, 1917, when the U.S. government shut down all amateur stations, as the country entered World War One.

— United States Early Radio History
by Thomas H. White

Contact Us

Del Norte Amateur Radio Club - W6HY
1672 Northcrest Dr.
Crescent City, CA 95531
United States
Club: w6hy@w6hy.org
Web Master: webmaster@w6hy.org