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About us:
W6YX is a Federally Licensed radio station which operates on the Amateur Radio (aka Ham Radio) bands. We are a group of radio and technology enthusiasts who enjoy learning about radio, building projects, and talking around the world.



We hold monthly meetings at 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of every month either at our shack, or in Packard, room 202.


Talking to Hawaii via HF from the summit of Black Mountain.
Talking via. moonbounce using our 8m dish on 1296MHz.
Working satellite SO-50 via handheld radio and Elk antenna.
Making HF contacts on Field Day, 2015.


Our station is located in the Stanford foothills on the dish trail.


Our club station (aka "the shack") as viewed from the dish trail.


W6YX has a rich history that goes back to the early days of radio. Our club was formed in 1922, and we have been affiliated with the American Radio Relay League, the national association for amateur radio, since 1924.


W6YX club photograph from the 1951 Stanford Quad