Thursday 7/21/2022, 18:15 hrs

Nevada County Airport Admin. Building
13083 John Bauer Ave, Grass Valley, CA 95945

Bring: Radios to program, manuals, program cables and frequency lists
Visitors welcome.

GV Rotary Gold Country Challenge Bike Ride

NC-ARES and NCARC members will provide safety communications support for the seventh annual gold country Challenge, a ride through the historic gold mining country of western Nevada County.​ Plus on the same day, we will support the 21st Annual Charity Gravel Ride supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters.

This event takes place on Saturday, June 11. In addition to communications support by voice, ARES members will track ride participants using the Winlink digital messaging system. Winlink supports email via radio. For more info, see

NC-ARES signs MOU with Nevada County OES

The ARRL and Nevada County ARES group have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nevada County OES (Office of Emergency Services) to provide Emergency Communication support and Community outreach to all Amateur Radio operators living in Nevada County. Look for more details in the next few weeks.

Welcome New Members

NC-ARES welcomes several new members who joined in the past few months:

Sean Robichaud K6ACN
Mathieu Peters KN6TCE
Frank Kavenik WA9QJR

Meeting Thursday 17th Feb on Zoom

Regular twice monthly meeting begins at 7:15PM immediately following the Net.
Discussion Topics:
GMRS working group report
Winlink Mapping Cache
APRS Functions and Software

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In-person Meeting

Thursday 11/4/2021 – 6:30-9:00PM

Nevada County Airport Administration Building
13083 John Bauer Ave, Grass Valley, CA 95945

Park in front.

Winlink Exercise Planning and Hands-on

RATPAC Zoom Presentation – Wed 9/29, 6:00

TOPIC: Radio propagation

Speaker/Presenter:  Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, ARRL Central Division Director 

Carl is the author of April QST “Solar Cycle 25 Is Finally Here” and winner of QST Cover Plaque Award

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October Meetings

October 7 – 19:15-21:00 hrs
– Fundamentals of Emergency Communications Training, continued.

October 21 – 19:15-21:00 hrs