Radio Amateur TFC  Class

The ARALB Ham University is promoting an Amateur Radio TFC School class taught by Dr. Kate Hutton, K6HTN, our ARRL LAX Section Traffic Manager.
The class will be at the College Medical Center (formerly Pacific Hospital), at 2776 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806.
The class starts promptly at 9:00 am, and it ends at about 12:00 pm.  The class will be on Saturday, November 7, 2015.

Morse Code Class
Instructor Bob Grubic, NC6Q
Class begins Saturday, October 17

Endaf Buckley KG6FIY


Vice President
Kelly T. Howard W6KLY







Signal Hill Community Center  

The ARALB  Holds its monthly meeting on the first Friday of each month at 7 pm at the Signal Hill Community Center  located at 1780 E. Hill Street just off Cherry Avenue, behind the Police Station, Signal Hill, California.  All are welcome to attend each meeting. A special speaker on topics of great interest to all radio amateurs will be presented. Talk-in frequencies are 145.510 MHz simplex or 449.780 - offset ( PL 131.8 ) K6CHE  repeater on Signal Hill.


Queen Mary W6RO

The ARALB operates W6RO the Nate Brightman Wireless Room aboard the Queen Mary.  The Wireless Room is a full-featured amateur radio station that displays and demonstrates ham radio to the public, as well as conducting on-air operations daily.  When staffed, the Wireless Room is normally open from 9:00am to 5:00pm local time daily.  Inquiries regarding the Wireless Room should be directed to John Rogers, KF6TTR: .

The Voice of America produced a two minute video feature on the Wireless Room in April 2014

 Visit Queen Mary web Page
Queen Mary Aerial Photos



K6CHE Repeater frequencys

2 Meters = 146.145 + shift with 156.7 Hz tone

220 MHz = 223.800 - shift with 156.7 Hz tone

440 MHz = 449.780 MHz - shift with 131.8 Hz tone

1.2 GHz = 1286.300 MHz  - shift with 156.7 Hz tone

ARALB Club Breakfast
Spires Restaurant
1935 E. Del Amo Blvd
Long Beach, Ca 90807-1107

(Corner of Cherry Ave & Del Amo Blvd)

Every Wednesday at 7:30 A.M ~ 8:30 A.M
meet in the back of the restaurant.

 ARALB Monthly Meeting

November 6th

 7:00 PM
Signal Hill Community Center
1780 E. Hill Street
Signal Hill Ca, 90755

Duane Mariotti, WB9RER 


 Emergency Communication future in Amateure Radio


Duane is an Electrical / Biomedical Engineer.  He has been involved with emergency communications for almost thirty years as an engineer,
 responder and policy leader.  He has worked
as a certified EMT, Paramedic, Firefighter and been a college level educator for biomedical
 technology and hazardous materials.  Following 9/11 he served on several state and national committees improving hospital emergency
 preparedness and communications systems.  Most recently Duane is a Clinical Engineer for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California integrating
 medical technology into new facilities and patient safety initiatives.  He is also the
volunteer coordinator of the Kaiser Permanente Amateur
 Radio Network (KPARN
).  Duane has been involved in amateur radio and specifically emergency communications for over thirty years. 
He is a frequent lecturer on emergency preparedness, patient safety, biomedical and communication technology.
He has also authored several publications on these topics.

After the meeting join us at
Hof's Hut Restaurant
2147 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90815

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