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Please check out a special letter about the ARES article in the June QST magazine on the News and Events page

Upcoming events

There will be a testing session coming up in June.  Listen to the Monday night net for the date, time and location.

The next monthly meeting will be on June 17, 2014.  We will be discussing Field Day.  We will be going over the plans and making assignments for helping out.  Field Day is 24 hours long and we need people to work the radios all night.

June 28-29 is FIELD DAY

The Desert RAT will be at the main corporate offices in Desert Hot Springs for Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation located at 67440 Desert View Ave, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240.  This is on the corner of Desert View Ave and Miracle Hill Rd.  Best entrance is on Miracle Hill Rd.  The easiest way to get there is to take Palm Drive from I-10 to Pierson Blvd.  Turn Right and follow the road until it turns into Miracle Hill Rd.  Look for the signs for the entrance.

The Radio Amateur Is:

* CONSIDERATE...never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen
the pleasure of others.

* LOYAL...offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs,
local clubs, and the American Radio Relay League, through which
Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and

* PROGRESSIVE...with knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and
efficient station and knowledge above reproach.

* FRIENDLY...slow and patient operating when requested; friendly
advise and counsel to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and
consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of
the amateur spirit.

* BALANCED...radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed
to family, job, school or community.

* PATRIOTIC...station and skill always ready for service to country
and community.

Check into our net on Monday night!

We have a voice net at 19:00 on the Ratpeater 146.940  and a Digital mode net at 19:30 on 144.435 Check the calendar on the news page for schedule. The Freq. and pl are on the WD6RAT page.