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Minden, Nevada

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It's THAT time of the Year Again!!!

SIERA Post Holidays' Lunch 2015
When: Saturday, January 10, 2014, doors open at 11:00 am
Where: Carson Valley Inn - lower banquet rooms
Cost: $17.50 per person
It is time for the annual SIERA Post Holidays' Lunch.

All members of SIERA, their families and friends are invited.

We also invite all members of the Tahoe Amateur Radio Association (TARA)
and their spouses/significant others to join us in this gala event.
Please RSVP to Jeff Cauhape via email at

Lunch Menu:
  • Fresh from the Garden Green Salad with Three Dressings
  • Creamy Potato Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Baked Macaroni and Cheese
  • Beefy Smokehouse Beans
  • Sliced Santa Maria Style Beef Sirloin with Red Salsa
  • Campfire Fried Chicken
  • Flame-grilled Sausages with Smoked Onions
  • Jalapeno Corn Bread & Sweet Honey Butter
  • Jack Daniels Pecan Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Apple Pie

Please send your dinner reservation checks to:

Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association
PO BOX 2348
Minden, NV 89423-2348
ATTN: After Holidays' Party
Make checks payable to SIERA and marked for "Post Holidays' Lunch"
You may also bring your 2015 Dues Renewal Payment and Application form to the Lunch

$$$ Annual Dues Reminder $$$
Sorry folks BUT, it's time for us to send in our Annual Dues for SIERA Membership.
Current single-year memberships end on December 31, 2014.

PLEASE renew as quickly as possible so we don't have to keep sending out reminders to the membership.

If you haven't renewed for 2015, please print and fill-out the Membership Application Form
and send it to the address shown on the form, along with your check.
NOTE: Please fill-out the entire application form so we have your latest information.
DO NOT simply say same as on record or, no changes...

PLEASE NOTE: Any members not renewing their membership by January 31, 2015 will be removed from the membership roles.

Membership Application Form.

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Friends of Black Rock and well-known local Technician class presenter David Book KD7YIM are sponsoring a one-day Technician FastClass in Reno on Saturday, January 10, 2015.

David says: At my class at NVCON 2014, 31 out of 34 students passed the test and the others didn t read the book. In addition, at my Reno class in 2013, everybody passed. That even surprised me!

This may be the perfect Christmas gift for that person you know who really wants to get their Amateur Radio License. Just get them the Gordon West Technician book (2014-2018, David cautions that the test pool just changed!) for Christmas and buy them a seat in the class!

No pressure, just remind them that the material is at a middle school level! After all, K7KTI passed the test at age 9 so any adult can do it too!

This class is a fundraiser for Friends of Black Rock, well-known promoters of Amateur Radio in the Black Rock. They also sponsor the Granite repeater, 145.230 (-) PL 123. Thanks to N7KP for his help with the technical aspects of this repeater! The class will run all day and is being held in Reno at the Round Table Pizza on West McCarran, managed by KG7DLA who took David's class at the Tamarack Swap Meet in 2013. Testing will be right after the class so you won t have time to forget the answers!

For complete info and to sign up, go to

SIERA Monthly Breakfast
4th Saturday of each month
8:00 AM 'til ???

HamDogs Restaurant
1267 US Hwy 395
Gardnerville, NV
Phone: (775) 782-6835
(Click here for map)

Come join us for a nice breakfast and coffee,
meet with fellow "hams".

Everyone is welcome.

SIERA Monthly Meetings
SIERA general meetings are held on the first Saturday of each month at:

Carson Valley Methodist Church
1375 Centerville Lane
Gardnerville, Nevada
(Click here for map)

Start time of the meeting is 1 PM

SIERA is an acronym for "Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association".

We are a non-profit corporation for education and scientific purposes that provides organization and training of licensed amateur radio operators so they are capable of maintaining radio communications, as a public service.

If you are a licensed Radio Amateur or are interested in becoming a licensed Amateur,
please look over the many links on this website and feel free to contact us for further information.

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