Local Beacons

K4RCA/B 1296.240 MHz Grid square EM97we (37.19733 N -80.1527 W) Elevation 3800 ft   Located on Poor Mountain behind Roanoke, VA Notes: While not GPS locked, the transmitter frequency is controlled by a high stability ovenized crystal oscillator.  The transmit frequency should be within a few 10’s of Hertz of the specified frequency.  The transmitter […]

Items for Sale

W1PAB

Postings here will be items from members of the New River Valley Amateur Radio Club, and sponsored items by members only. These listings are posted for informational purposes only, and the club does not assume any responsibility for transactions or item listings. If you would like items to be included on this page, please contact […]

Last Breakfast Picnic Social and Park Fox Hunt for the Year

Saturday, Nov 14th @ 8:30am, Randolph Park, Dublin, VA Another COVID-19 friendly event before the real bad weather starts! Let’s get together again for some fun (at a safe distance). Bring your own breakfast to the small picnic shelter at Randolph Park in Dublin (same place we have the field day activities). Remember, McDonalds and […]

200 Meters and Down

Do you wonder how amateur radio started, or how our bands were determined, or how the ARRL started and how it became the American Radio Relay League?  All those questions and more are answered in “200 Meters and Down”.  Originally published in 1936, this 184 page book is an easy, informative read; well worth a […]