ARRL Sections - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Contact Information

Section Name:
Santa Barbara
Robert Griffin K6YR
Daytime Phone:
(805) 801-7292
Evening Phone:
(805) 801-7292

Basic Information




In July of 2014, thousands of members and friends of ARRL will gather at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, ARRL's birthplace, to celebrate the organization's first 100 years of "Advancing the Art and Science of Radio."

 One of the highlights of the weekend will be the ARRL Centennial Convention and booth space will be half price to clubs that wish to exhibit at the event. More details can be found at but if you are considering exhibiting at the show, simply contact me to obtain an Exhibitors’ package if you prefer.

Show hours will be Friday, July 18, 2014 from 9:00AM – 5:00PM through Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 9:00AM – 4:00PM and the price for a Club booth is half price, $112. More details can be found at the link above or by contacting me.

Consider exhibiting and being a part of a once-in-a-lifetime event, the 100 year celebration of ARRL.


Deb Jahnke, K1DAJ
Sales Manager, Advertising and Business Services

ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio™
225 Main Street
Newington CT 06111-1494
Telephone: 860-594-0329

Section Profile

The Santa  Barbara Section is the northern-most section within the Southwestern Division and is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Los Angeles Section on the south, and the San Joaquin Valley Section to the east and Santa Clara Section to the north -- both in the Pacific Division.

The Santa Barbara Section is comprised of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.

There are 1,085 ARRL members located in the Section. The Section Field Organization is staffed by 60 member-appointees, including the Section Cabinet described above.

Each county is assigned a District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) overseen by the Section Emergency Coordinator. The DECs are closely linked to the emergency services agency in each county.

A section NTS net is active on Sunday evenings at 9:00 pm local. The NCS is the Section Traffic Manager (STM), Ed Shaw, K6SHU. The net neets on 147.000+ (PL 131.8). Visitors are welcome.

The Section Manager (SM), Robert Griffin, K6YR, is available for presentations to clubs and groups on invitation.


Santa Barbara Officials

  • Robert Griffin

    Section Manager

    Robert E. Griffin K6YR

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  • David Gilmore

    Section Emergency Coordinator

    David E. Gilmore AA6VH

  • Edwin Shaw

    Section Traffic Manager

    Edwin R. Shaw K6SHU

  • Paul Andreasen

    Technical Coordinator

    Paul E. Andreasen K1JAN

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  • Marvin Johnston

    Assistant Section Manager

    Marvin D. Johnston KE6HTS

  • Michael Ditmore

    Official Observer Coordinator

    Michael Ditmore W7HUT

  • Samuel Bankson

    Assistant Section Manager

    Samuel J. Bankson AD6AD

  • Wayne Woodhams

    Assistant Section Manager

    Wayne Woodhams N6WIX