Lee DeForest Amateur Radio Club

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CONGRATULATIONS to our fearless leader, BILL ROMINE, K6SSI,...He just passed his test and  now  has his EXTRA LICENSE!  Way to go Bill!!!!
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SpotLight Member for July 2014

Susan Gomez N6PWG

Susan is married to David Gomez since 1984 where they made their home in Hemet. She was eager to share her husband’s interests when he began studying theory and code, she joined in. She passed the 5 wpm code test with 100%!  Susan Also enjoys off highway driving, gardening, and her three cats: Zeke, Luke & Huey.

 Susan received her license in 1985 as a technician and is active in Lee Deforest Amateur Radio Club. Susan has been a great asset to the club. When needed she is there to help out. On Tuesday nights on round table she is the net controller just before the regular net and she will be there to take over the regular club check in net if needed. Thank you Susan for being a great person and member of the Lee Deforest Amateur Radio club!

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Lee De Forest Amateur Radio Club

P. O. BOX 491       

San Jacinto, CA 92581-0491

 The Hemet and the San Jacinto valleys in California

The club maintains an "open" 2 meter Repeater  Frequency-:145.420 MHz Offset:-600- PL:88.5  


The 2 meter repeater is owned and operated by the Lee Deforest ARC, located atop the local Hemet Valley Medical Center (Hemet Hospital).  Elevation is about 1700 ft. Power output is 10 watts to a Diamond Collinear 2m/440 vertical antenna. The 2 Meter repeater supports IRLP and Echo Link with a Node of 3341 for both. The Nodes are active from 6:00 AM until 11:00 PM 

                       The Club sponsors nets that are open to all amateurs.


                   6:30-7:00 PM each Tuesday  on our 2-Meter Repeater (Round Table)

                   7:15-8:00PM each Tuesday  on our 2-Meter repeater.(Check ins)

                   8:00-9:00 PM each Tuesday 75 Meter Net. 3.830 MHz (Eagle Net)‏

                   7:15-7:45 PM each Thursday 10 Meter Net 28.385 MHZ (News-line)

                   7:45 PM each Thursday on the 10-meter Net 28.385 MHz (Roundtable)

                                                  General Club Meetings

Third Wednesday of each month  6:30 PM (But, come early so you can visit and enjoy the pre-meeting gathering)  Club Meetings are held at:
32665 Haddock Street, Winchester, CA 92596 (951) 926-5917

                                                          Board Meetings

                 First Thursday, each month, 9:00 AM, at Gus, Jr Restaurant

                 Located on Florida just east of San Jacinto Ave in Hemet, CA


The Amateur's Code


CONSIDERATE...never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.


 LOYAL...offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and internationally.


PROGRESSIVE...with knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient station and operation above reproach.  


FRIENDLY...slow and patient operating when requested; friendly advice and counsel to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the amateur spirit.  


BALANCED...radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.


 PATRIOTIC...station and skill always ready for service to country and community. --The original Amateur's Code was

Written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in 1928

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Have you passed a test lately and upgraded your license??  Well, let the
webmasters, (Jan and Tricia) know so we can do let the club know!
Congratulations to Daniel Copeland KK6MQW for passing his General License
Congratulations to  Jim Risher KD6VLH upgraded from Tech to General  

Do you have any photos from Field Day 2014 that you would like to share?  Send them to Jan or Tricia so we can put them up!!!