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Category Archive for 'Maintenance'

ICOM HT Repair

Hello SJCARS — I’m a member of SJCARS; I need to have my ICOM W2A 2m/440 handheld repaired and am looking for a recommendation.  Icom in Bellevue advised they will no longer repair it as it’s too old, and Bud Garside of Portland, who repaired it a few years ago, advised via email “we do […]

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Plea for substitute Net Control

Fellow Hamsters/Hamsterettes,  Someone, anyone, please feel free to Net Control 2 meter this Wednesday, March 11.  I am currently in Billings, MT assisting my father through back surgery and packing up the house (of 55 years) to move them to Washington.  Bryan is currently driving the 1st truck load to WA and may not be […]

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An updated Frequency List is now available on this web site reflecting the numerous frequency changes made on October 16th. Also changed are some repeater designations and, notably, the renaming of the 220 repeater on the Mt. Constitution high site. That repeater now shows as RPT-21. Our old 145.25 frequency has been deleted. You can […]

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Words From Doug

Our Ramona, CA member, Doug, W6PUG has written two interesting articles. The first one is about a clever portable antenna mount he designed made from modified PVC plumbing parts: The Blessing of the Tinkerer The second chronicles a tough little troubleshooting problem he experienced: I Hate Magic Click on them, and enjoy! Ed K.   […]

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Calendar Bug

When you look at the Upcoming Events, the holdover, RSS (orange thing) and Google Calendar are all correct, but if you click on an Upcoming Event it shows up in UTC (aka Greenwich Mean Time or GMT). This is a known bug in Google Calendar and hopefully they will fix it as they’re taking quite […]

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