Lee DeForest Amateur Radio Club

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We are having our annual fox hunt on 

Saturday May 27th  Time: 9:00 AM
Place: Valleywide
Recreation Park in Winchester
Pot luck following after the hunt. Members and non-members are always welcome

On May 17,2017

Ian Gilbert

Curator of Earth Sciences
San Bernardino County Museum Will be giving a  on earthquakes A must see.Come early for a good seat

Hemet-San Jacinto ARES®

Lee Deforest Amateur Radio club Repeater 145.420 PL 88.5 Offset at -600 Monthly meetings are held at 6PM on the second Thursday of each month at the Fire Station at 1035 S. Cawston Ave., Hemet

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Lee De Forest Amateur Radio Club

P. O. BOX 491

San Jacinto, CA. 92583

        Email: [email protected]

Our Official club station call sign is  K6LDF

2meter band of 145.420 (-) 0.6000 Pl tone 88.5

We are located in the Hemet and San Jacinto valley


The 2 meter repeater is owned and operated by the Lee Deforest ARC.

 Our repeater is located atop the local Hemet Valley Medical Center.  Elevation is about 1700 ft. Power output is 10 watts to a Diamond Collinear 2m/440vertical 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. 

Tuesday Night Nets on 145.420 ( – 0.600) PL 88.5

Early Net:
6:30 PM- 7:00-PM:  Everyone is invited to join in
Members Check-ins 7:15-8:00: All visitors are welcome
Eagle Net: 10 meters: 28.385 Open to every one that has access to HF


                                  Thursday Night's Eagle Net 10 meters

8:00- 9:00PM 10 meters 28.385 MHz(Round table) 


                                               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

                                       J&M Family Restaurant

                       Breakfast with club members and Friends
We meet on first Tuesday of month at 8:15 AM, because we have to wait for the LIONS Club to vacate the premises. All other Tuesdays we meet at 8:00 AM

Breakfast usually is over by 9:30 AM

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

               In the Sprouts Farmers Market Center just south of Stetson

               Phone Number: (951) 765-0166


                                                 Board Meeting

    First Thursday, each month, 9:30 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