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On 10/31/15, members of Sacramento County ARES met to build some dual-band (2 meter / 440) trap J-Pole antennas out of twin lead based on WB6IQN's “DBJ-2” antenna design.

Participants included:
Don Hayes (N6DPH)
Kenneth Martin (KE6RMN)
Frank Reshke (N6SNO)
Noel Seeley (KJ6WOK)
Bonnie Sellstrom (KC6PSZ)
Bill Shaffer (N6SGT)
Tim Thorson (KD6HOF)
Mike Abernathy (NM3S)

Fred Sellstrom (W7KOZ) was also present, helped greatly and was kind enough to allow us the use of his shop as well as donating some materials and the use of his equipment.  Thanks, Fred!

Below are some pictures from the event

 AntennaBuild1

From left to right, Noel  (KJ6WOK), Mike (NM3S), Section EC Frank (N6SNO) and Sacramento EC Bill (N6SGT).

 AntennaBuild2

From left to right Noel (NJ6WOK), Frank (W6SNO), and Tim (KD6HOF)

ARES/RACES Net

The Net is held weekly on Monday night on the N6ICW and K6IS repeater systems.  The two systems are linked during the net.

Time: 7:00 PM

Frequency:

N6ICW: 147.195 MHz (+) pl 123.0

K6IS: 145.190 MHz (-) pl 162.2

 

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