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Friday, October 2, 2020

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Date & Time: October 2, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time


"SCV Section Manager Responsibilities"
James Armstrong, NV6W

BIO (from QRZ):
Celebrating over 40 years in amateur radio. Novice class license issued 1974 (WN6EMR); upgraded to General class in 1975 (WB6EMR). Advanced and Amateur Extra Class licenses issued 1987. Current vanity callsign (NV6W) issued 2012. Ex-7J1AJP (Japan).

Memberships: DXCC, WAC, AJD, WARFA, Ten Ten International, and the Royal Order of the Wouff-Hong.
Section Manager, ARRL Santa Clara Valley, effective August 2020.  
Highlights: Eyeball QSO with Taroh Yagi, JH1WIX and his XYL Emiko at their home in Ohtaku, Kugahara, Tokyo in September 1990, courtesy Kazuo Fukuda, JA1GUW.
Commercial FCC Licenses issued in 2012
Second Class Radiotelegraph Operator's Certificate with Ship Radar Endorsement -- the only active T2 in San Jose, California.
General Radiotelephone Operator License (PG) with Ship Radar Endorsement
GMDSS Radio Operator / Maintainer License (DB) with Ship Radar Endorsement

Topic: PAARA Club Meeting
Time: Oct 2, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Club Meetings

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).

PLEASE NOTE: The meeting location has changed. We will now be meeting in Meeting Room H6, in the Cubberley Community Center in Palo Alto. Further information is below.

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Location: Cubberley Community Center; 4000 Middflefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303.
Telephone: (650) 329-2418.

After the meeting, many members gather for beer, pizza, and eyeball QSOs at Pizza Chicago, located at 4115 El Camino Real, in Palo Alto..

Board Meetings

The PAARA Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm at the home of Marty Wayne, W6NEV.  Address is: 1039 Bryant Way, Sunnyvale, CA.  We conduct most of our club business there in order to allow more time for guest speakers and socializing at regular 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.

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