Lee DeForest Amateur Radio Club

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Fox hunt and potluck at Jim Jefferson home

34245 Sage Rd in Sage

Start at 4:00pm September 24th 2016

The Orange Section is part of the ARRL Southwestern Division. Our section is made up of 4 counties: Inyo County, Orange County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County.

Looking Into The Future of Amateur Radio

Hemet-San Jacinto ARESĀ®

Lee Deforest Amateur Radio club Repeater 145.420 PL 88.5 Offset at -600 Monthly meetings are held the second Thursday of month Cawston Ave.,CA.


Lee De Forest Amateur Radio Club

P. O. BOX 491

        Email: janKK6ABZ@aol.com

Our Official club station call sign is  K6LDF

We are in the Hemet and San Jacinto valley 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. Our repeater is located atop the local Hemet Valley Medical Center (Hemet Hospital).  Elevation is about 1700 ft. Power output is 10 watts to a DiamondCollinear 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.

       Frequency: 145.420 MHz Offset:-600- PL:88.5  


6:30 PM- 7:00-PM: Early Net. Everyone is invited to join in

7:15-8:00 Members Checkins Tuesday on our 2 meter repeater. All visitors are welcome


8:00-9:00 PM (Eagle Net) on Tuesdays 10 Meter Net. 28.385 MHz  except the 3rd Tuesday of the month due to our swap net on 2 meters

7:45- 9:00PM each Thursday on the 10-meter Net 28.385 MHz(Roundtable) 


8:00-9:00 PM  Join Us for Swap net on the 3rd Tuesday of the month following our checkins                                                     

                              General Club Meetings
Third Wednesday of each month  6:30 PM (Come early so you can visit and enjoy the pre-meeting gathering)  Club Meetings are held at: Valleywide Recreation Park
      32665 Haddock Street, Winchester, CA 92596

                Phone number (951) 926-5917

                                 Breakfast Club

               Breakfast with club members and Friends

               Meet at: 8:30 AM - ?

               Address: 1275 S. State St, Hemet, Ca. 92543        

               Phone Number: (951) 765-0166


                               Board Meeting

    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