Stockton-Delta Amateur Radio Club
THE HAM-U

The local radio club is where the newcomer begins the journey of discovery and the seasoned veteran keeps informed of the latest technology. Regardless of where we are on our ham radio journey our local radio club is where we find our friends. The term "Elmer" means someone who provides personal guidance and assistance to would-be hams. The term first appeared in QST in a March 1971 "How's DX" column by Rod Newkirk, W9BRD (now also VA3ZBB). Newkirk called them "the unsung fathers of Amateur Radio."

Stockton-Delta Amateur Radio Club, the Manteca Amateur Radio Club and the Lodi Amateur Radio Club have come together to help teach new hams how to get started and offer this "personal guidance". We call this "Ham-U"

These sessions are an opportunity for the new ham to learn how to purchase and / or program their first radio, to discover some of the many opportunities there are in Amateur Radio to "find your world" and give the new ham just the chance to ask questions and get on the air. 

Ham-U is held twice a year, first in March and again in September.  The brightest and best of local ham "Elmers" volunteer to teach at Ham-U to train and inspire new hams and old on new technologies, good operating practice, Amateur Radio Theory, Setting up your station and much more. 

The class is structured with a 1 hour "classroom and break-out" sessions in the morning & afternoon and a "working lunch" Q&A panel.  Session topics may include: Programming and using HTs, Using Anderson Power poles, building simple antennas, contesting, chasing DX, Intro to Morse Code and HF operating.   

SIGN UP FOR ELMERING SESSIONS HERE

THEY ARE FREE 

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF
LATTER-DAY SAINTS
1510 W CENTURY BLVD, LODI CA 95240 

STARTING AT 8:30 AM

The next Ham-U Training Day is
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Door Open at 8:00 AM
Sessions start at 8:30 SHARP!

Questions?

 

 

Phone:  (209) 687-0774

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