Update: GOTAhams Virtual only Board Meeting Feb. 1st 6:00PM

Unfortunately, several board members and our “Hybrid” facilitator have been directly or indirectly exposed and at least one has tested positive for Covid-19. With everyone’s health and safety in mind we are forced to return to a “virtual” Zoom board meeting for this month. We will take the proper precautions, self-isolate and follow recommendations for quarantine times. We are sorry for any inconvenience, but we should be back to normal in time for our general meeting on February 8th and our “in the park” event the following Saturday. Thank You for your understanding in these uncertain times/circumstances.

We will be holding a Hybrid style meeting in-person at Casa Jimenez Mexican Restaurant 921 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711 a Video Conference using Zoom.us on Wednesday @ 6:00pm! for those attending at the restaurant please arrive one hour early to order and complete your meal ahead of the meeting. If you are a board member or regular attendee, you will receive an email before the meeting with the Zoom video link. All members that wish to join our monthly Board Meetings via Zoom must request an invitation via email with our Secretary Kathi Mixon at wg6ota@gmail.com.

Lets Get On The Air! For our monthly Simplex net,

We will be practicing a Simplex net on VHF 146.580 Wednesday night 1/26/22 at 7:00pm. All licensed hams are welcome to join in on the fun.

Attempted area of coverage will be the local member QTH’s around Inland Empire, Southern California. Most operators will be low level, many on HT’s, Operators with mobile/base units equipped with high gain antennas and 40/50 watts may have to relay operators that are heard by yourself but not the control operator. All operators please be patient and realize that we are simulating infrastructure failures. We are looking forward to hearing everyone on this emergency communication (EmComm) exercise.

Lets Get On The Air! For our monthly Simplex net,

We will be practicing a Simplex net on VHF 146.580 Wednesday night 12/22/21 at 7:00pm. All licensed hams are welcome to join in on the fun.

Attempted area of coverage will be the local member QTH’s around Inland Empire, Southern California. most operators will be low level, many on HT’s, Operators with mobile/base units equipped with high gain antennas and 40/50 watts may have to relay operators that are heard by yourself but not the control operator. All operators please be patient and realize that we are simulating infrastructure failures. We are looking forward to hearing everyone on this emergency communication (EmComm) exercise.

GOTAhams hybrid Board Meeting Changed to Wednesday Dec. 8th 6:00PM Open to all

Due to a busy schedule this month, we needed to change our Board meeting to Wednesday for the month of December only.

We will be holding a Hybrid style meeting in-person at Casa Jimenez Mexican Restaurant including a Video Conference using Zoom.us on Wednesday @ 6:00pm! for those attending at the restaurant please arrive one hour early to order and complete your meal ahead of the meeting. If you are a board member or regular attendee, you will receive an email before the meeting with the Zoom video link. All members that wish to join our monthly Board Meetings via Zoom must request an invitation via email with our Secretary Kathi Mixon at kd6caf@gmail.com.

Lets Get On The Air! for our monthly Simplex net,

We will be practicing a Simplex net on VHF 146.580 Wednesday night 11/24/21 at 7:00pm. All licensed hams are welcome to join in on the fun.

Attempted area of coverage will be the local member QTH’s around Inland Empire, Southern California. most operators will be low level, many on HT’s, Operators with mobile/base units equipped with high gain antennas and 40/50 watts may have to relay operators that are heard by yourself but not the control operator. All operators please be patient and realize that we are simulating infrastructure failures. We are looking forward to hearing everyone on this emergency communication (EmComm) exercise.

Let’s try something New! Thursday Night Simplex, 7:30pm

We will be trying a Simplex net on VHF 146.580 Thursday night 10/21/21 at 7:30pm. All licensed hams are welcome to join in on the fun.

Attempted area of coverage will be the local member QTH’s around Inland Empire, Southern California. most operators will be low level, many on HT’s, Operators with mobile/base units equipped with high gain antennas and 40/50 watts may have to relay operators that are heard by yourself but not the control operator. All operators please be patient and realize that we are simulating infrastructure failures. We are looking forward to hearing on this emergency communication (EmComm) exercise.

Join GOTAhams exciting Monthly Meeting Tues. Oct. 12th, 7pm

This month, Tim N6DLC, will have a presentation on “Hot Spots”!

Our original venue at Casa Jimenez Restaurant at 921W. Foothill Blvd. Claremont Ca. 91711 has been made available for our members wanting to meet in-person and dine with others. We have been meeting here Since June. Several new members and guests have joined, and our “Hybrid” adaptation has presented some challenges but has worked well.

To allow time for Socialization and to expedite meal service please come to the Restaurant Early, We recommend arrival at least one hour early 6:00PM. Our Hybrid adaption Zoom.us video conference will also begin well before 7:00 allowing our Virtual guests to socialize. This is due to the venue closing earlier than before Covid, because of staffing shortages.

Please visit our Events/Activities – GOTAhams Monthly meeting – page on this website for much more information.

A Zoom.us invitation (link) will be emailed to members registered with our secretary Kathi, if you want to attend as a guest you are welcome to join (no license necessary) email wg6ota@gmail.com We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Monthly Meeting Tues. Sept. 14th, 7pm

Our original venue at Casa Jimenez Restaurant at 921W. Foothill Blvd. Claremont Ca. 91711 has been made available for our members wanting to meet in-person and dine with others. We have been meeting here Since June. Several new members and guests have joined, and our “Hybrid” adaptation has presented some challenges but has worked well.

To allow time for Socialization and to expedite meal service please come to the Restaurant Early, We recommend arrival at least one hour early 6:00PM. Our Hybrid adaption Zoom.us video conference will also begin well before 7:00 allowing our Virtual guests to socialize. This is due to the venue closing earlier than before Covid, because of staffing shortages.

Please visit our Events/Activities – GOTAhams Monthly meeting – page on this website for much more information.

A Zoom.us invitation (link) will be emailed to members registered with our secretary Kathi, if you want to attend as a guest you are welcome to join (no license necessary) email wg6ota@gmail.com We look forward to seeing everyone there!