Ham Radio ops at N6CC

Military Radio “Field Day” 2019

Military Radio Field Day 2019 After Action Report UPDATED 21 July 2019 Another field exercise was conducted by the West Coast Military Radio Collectors Group (Detachment Alpha, FWD). The overall […]

MVCC-MRCG Camp Delta Comms AAR 2018

Update: 9/29/18 The Military Radio Collectors Group (DET A, FWD) had a small but operational display at Camp Delta during the September 20-23 rally of the Military Vehicle Collectors of […]

Military Radio “Field Day” 2018

AFTER ACTION REPORT – Updated 6/3/19 Dateline: 23 June 2018, Forward Operating Base BIGFOOT The West Coast Military Radio Collectors Group, Detachment ALPHA (FWD) conducted field ops in conjunction with […]

Military Field Day Ops, 2016

Updated 8/10/17 The American Radio Relay League sponsors “Field Day” as an operating event to exercise Ham Radio communications under austere, grid-down conditions. Such as in an emergency when mass […]

Out There / HAARP

HAARP: High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program HAARP had been shut down at least temporarily since May 2013 due to budget cuts. But the primary reason is the inability of […]

Veterans Day Displays

Some photos of recent military radio displays set up for Veterans Day events. These are from November 11-13, 2016 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Danville CA. The theme for […]

Radio News

UPDATED 8/19/19 What’s happening at N6CC, both at the home QTH as well as off-grid Ops out in the boonies. Type 12 / MAW Hearability Tests:  In October 2010 we […]

AN/GRC-109 / RS-1 Transmitter with VFO

UPDATED 21NOV14 Of course my favorite military Black Radio. The GRC-109 and its immediate predecessor the CIA’s RS-1. I was sitting here thinking about the cost of adding additional FT-243 […]

Emergency Response: RACES – ACS – CERT

UPDATED 2/26/19 We are members of the local Sheriff’s Auxiliary Emergency Communications service (AEC) organization. AEC is a new team in our County/State Office of Emergency Services and is structurally a […]

N6CC Fixed Stations

UPDATED: 11/6/17 One of many morphs of my station.  Mostly WWII equipment with some from the 1950’s and 1960’s.  Definitely “EMP Proof”.  Patch panels allow me to select any of […]