Upcoming Events: === Club meeting – Monday Aug 27 @7pm === Amateur Radio Testing Session – Sunday Oct 14th
Soldering iron calling your name? Here’s an excellent YouTube series from Chuck Adams, K7QO that shows you step-by-step how to construct and test the “Universal HF Receiver Kit” from kitsandparts.com. http://www.kitsandparts.com/receiver.php These videos go through each set of components, showing you how to build the kit in steps, and how to test each step along the way. […]
This is just a list of Nets that are of special interest to locals to the New River Valley area, or subject matter of interests to the club. If you would like something to be added, please use the contact page. Be sure to include a link to more information about frequencies, schedule, etc. Local […]
2018 ARRL Field Day was a great time! New this year were the “Radio Rummage Sale” which was a great hit! Check out our pictures from the event, and click HERE to see the presentation on the contacts made.
I’ve recently bit the bullet, and decided to try out digital radio, more specifically, DMR. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that it’s really frustrating and confusing in the beginning, much like those 3D prints they used to sell at the mall back in the 90s. You remember? It’s the ones that you had […]
Here is the most current information logged as far as things needed and persons bringing it: Click for new window containing the spreadsheet If you can think of anything else needed, or want to sign up for something on the list, please email Cam the details.
Field Day is just around the corner – June 23-24, 2018 This is the time for amateur radio operators to take their equipment to the field, giving us the opportunity to work as many other stations as possible while learning to operate in abnormal situations with less than optimal conditions.
Volunteers are still needed for the annual Mountains of Misery in Newport, VA! Event completed. Article kept for archival purposes… The event will take place Sunday, May 27th, but help is needed both Saturday and Sunday. Ham radio operators are wanted for their ability to provide communication for the event. This is a great opportunity […]
What is Digital Mobile Radio (DMR)? It’s an open digital radio standard that can be used by amateur radio operators to use digital infrastructure such as the Internet to provide communication. Want to know more? Here are some resources to help you along your learning journey! Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_mobile_radio The best podcasts on the subject to […]