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Jun 7, 2024
07:00 PM Pacific Time
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What's so fantastic about Meshtastic
Benjamin Faershtein, KO6CNT

This meeting is an introduction to what Meshtastic is and the network we have in the Bay Area. Meshtastic is an open-source project that allows people to text long distances without cell service over LoRa 900mhz (Unlicensed ISM Band). The presentation will focus on what Meshtastic is, how it works, and how to join our local Meshtastic network.
Benjamin Faershtein (KO6CNT) who was recently licensed 5 months ago is a 17-year-old youth Ham. Ben is the President of his high school radio club and leads the Meshastic Bay Area Group   s Discord.


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Time: Jun 7, 2024 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 QSO at Mountain Mike's Pizza, located at 3918 Middlefield Rd, in Palo Alto. It's literally next door to Cubberly.

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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