San Joaquin Valley Section Hamfest 2016  “Rally in the Valley”

Saturday September 24th 8AM to 3 PM

Location – Salvation Army Red Shield Center

1649 Las Vegas St. Modesto, CA 95358


Section wide participation is invited, All are welcome

REGISTRATION – $10.00 (swap space included)

Swap meet 0730 setup — sales at 0800

$5 for Swap space only



State CalEMA OES mobile communications unit MIGU,

(if available) courtesy of MAR-IV, MIGU (Mobile Interoperability Gateway Unit)

Presentation on unit and Amateur Radio interoperability



Door prizes-

VHF/UHF mobile (donated by SARA and Stanislaus ARES)

M Squared Antenna

ARRL Gift Certificates:


One $25

Raffle Prizes and more

Fox-Hunt ARRL Gift Certificates: One $25

MESH node donated by Dan WL7COO


Forums –

0830 – APRS

0900 – WinLink Forum Ken Stillwell KF6IDK

1030 – MESH Networks “ARDEN” Andre K6AH

1145 – CalEMA OES MIGU, purpouse, history & use John K6FOG

1300 – Lunch provided by the Salvation Army Raffle Prizes

1400 – OPEN FORUM Event should wind down 1400 to 1500.



Various displays of “Go-Kits”, portable stations

MESH Network Demonstration

APRS demonstration


Salvation Army Food Services Sat 9/24/2016 0800 & 1300


ARRL, Stanislaus ARA, M Squared, Salvation Army, ARDEN and SJV Clubs.


Contact: Gary, KI6OYW

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