Bay Area Amateur Radio Events

EBARC 50th Anniversary Special Event Station August 19th.

Pacificon'98 will be held at the Concord Hilton, Concord CA, Oct 16-18, 1998. For information call (510) 932-6125, email or check out the web page at

Livermore Swap Meet is the 1st Sunday of each month at Las Positas College, 7 a.m. to noon, all year. Talk-in 147.045Mhz. For more info, call Noel, KC6QZK, (510) 447-3857, evenings.

Foothill Flea Market 2nd Saturday of each month, March throught October, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills.

EBARC-sponsored ARRL VEC Amateur Radio Test Sessions are regualarly scheduled on the first Sunday of every odd-numbered month.

Exams are held at the Alameda Contra Costa Blood Bank, 6230 Claremont Ave. (just east of College Ave.) in Oakland. Candidates should arrive at 9:00am. The test fee is $6.05, except for Novice level test, which are free. Upgrade candidates must bring their current license and any applicable CSCE forms, plus copies of same. All candidates must have a photo ID.