Program "How Not To Sound Like a LID on Field Day" by Dean Straw, N6BV
Dean will give a rousing demonstration on "How Not to Sound Like a LID on Field Day." This is in preparation for this year's all out effort at the PAARA Field Day. Be ready to chuckle at some of the common mistakes that newcomers -- and even old timers -- make while trying to communicate efficiently on Field Day.
June 1st Raffle Prizes
1st Yaesu FT-2900R / 75 Watt Heavy-Duty 2 Meter FM Transceiver
The Palo Alto Amateur Radio Association meets on the 1st Friday of the month at 7:00 pm (19:00 J) (except when the first Friday lands on a holiday and typically moved to the 2nd Friday of the month).
Location: Menlo Park Recreation Center, 700 Alma Street (in Burgess Park)
There is a pre-meeting dinner at the Su Hong Chinese resturaunt on El Camino Real, held to treat the guest speaker. Su Hong is within walking distance of the meeting location, and dinner starts promptly at 5:30 pm (17:30 J).
Location: 1039 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025
After the meeting, many members gather for beer, pizza, and eyeball QSOs at Round Table Pizza, located on El Camino Real, just a few blocks north of Su Hong.
Location: 1225 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
The PAARA Board meets at 7:00 pm (19:00 J) at the Palo Alto Red Cross building, 400 Mitchell Lane, usually on the third Wednesday of the month. We conduct most of our club business here in order to allow more time for guest speakers and socializing at club meetings. Any PAARA member is welcome to attend.
A few meetings throughout the year have pre-defined agenda items. These include:
September Board Meeting
The Nominating Committee is appointed by the President to decide on a slate of candidates to be recommended to the membership.
October General Meeting
The Nominating Committee presents its nominations to the membership at the regular club meeting. Nominations from club members opens at the beginning of the meeting, and closes at the end of the meeting.
December General Meeting
Elections are held at the December annual meeting.