|Used By||Optical Communications|
W6YX is the Stanford amateur radio club. It is the oldest student group on campus, dating back to 1922, give or take. The group meets the second Tuesday of every month. W6YX has its own facility “The Shack” in the hills near the Big Dish, which members of the club have permission to access at night. The radio facilities themselves are quite impressive -- among the best amateur radio facilities in the country. With W6YX's blessing, the OpComms group has often conducted 10km tests there, making use of the clear line of sight to the Skyline Boulevard overlook.