Microwave Group of San Diego
Last Modified June 28, 2011
The Microwave Group of San Diego is an informal association of Radio Amateurs
in the frequencies above 1000 MHz
A net is held on the air each Monday night,
except the third Monday of the month, on
the Palomar Amateur Radio Club Repeater,
146.730 (-0.600),(pl 107.2) at 9:00 PM.
Several beacons are currently operating
from Mt. San Miguel in Gridsquare DM12MQ
at Lat=32 deg 41.80 min N., and Long
=116 deg 56.09 min W, Elevation 2645 ft.
A 10 GHz beacon is gps-locked at
10,368.360 MHz with ID callsign of K6QPV/B.
The beacon has output of 0.5 Watts
into a horizontally polarized omni antenna
with a gain of 12 dB.
GHz beacon is on a frequency of 24192.040 MHz, and is horizontally polarized
with a horn antenna pointed northwest with a beamwidth of 30 degrees. The ERP
this beacon is +34 dBm. The call sign is K6QPV/B.
A 5.7 GHz beacon is operating
on 5760.000 MHz.
The Callsign is K6QPV/B. and transmit power is 2.5 watts to an
omni 10 dB gain
waveguide slot antenna.
A 1296 MHz beacon is now operating
on 1296.300 MHz with 16 watts
to a horizontal yagi antenna aimed northwest.The
Callsign is K6QPV/B.
Workshops and informal meetings are held each month
on the third Monday evening
at 7:00 PM, usually at the La Mesa home QTH of Kerry
Call Kerry, evenings, at (619) 462-2220 for driving directions.
from Ed Munn, W6OYJ: 6255 Radcliffe Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
Phone (858) 453-4563.
(Member of the San Bernardino Microwave Society since