Lee DeForest Amateur Radio Club

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Lee Deforest 2 meter repeater

Frequency-:145.420 MHz Offset:-600 

Spotlight member of month of August 2014 is Jim Jefferson Vice President KE6KNY

Jim Jefferson was elected as Vice President of the Lee DE Forest Radio Club of San Jacinto at the beginning of 2014.  Watching Jim’s dedication to the world of ham radio was a sheer joy.  He has been net control for several different types of nets and an organizer and an “Elmer” to so many people it is hard to count.  You can ask Jim any question and we have yet to hear him say he doesn’t know.  He has many years operating ham radio and all of its facets.  He also collects old, antique radios, takes things apart and puts them back together, making them work again, which is one of his favorite things to do.  He makes things “work” again and this brings him much joy.  Jim is always there to help anyone, with anything.  Jim is a frequent participant in the 10 meter, 75 meter and other nets and is often net control.  Jim also has a great “radio voice” and is calm, cool and collected.  Jim has his General license. Thank you Jim, for your dedication and commitment!


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Lee De Forest Amateur Radio Club

P. O. BOX 491       

San Jacinto, CA 92581-0491

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 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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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!!!