This year our monthly meetings will contain a show ‘n’ tell where members are encouraged to bring in things to show off, explain, and discuss. This “Blings ‘n’ Things” will be themed for each month for a specific topic, but members are encouraged to bring in anything they would like to show or share. Below […]
Requirements for Testing All testing sessions require an FCC Registration Number (FRN) prior to testing and a photo ID. This is an FCC regulation. Go to the FCC Registration site to register for free here.If you need help, video instructions are available here. If you are already licensed, you will also need to bring a […]
Upcoming Club Events: An altered monthly club meeting will be held Monday March 22nd @7pm on our local repeaters. This is due to COVID-19 precautions. Ongoing weekly Dutch Treat Breakfasts are on hold. Normal monthly club meetings are held at the Lewis Gale Montgomery Hospital – Birthing Center Conference Room. Please park in the back […]
(This is also available in the ARRL Virginia Section Newsletter for December of 2020)Amid all the protections and social distancing of 2020, I have struggled to think of things that we can do for social gatherings and fun, but still maintain a level of safety for the New River Valley Amateur Radio Club. Activities outdoors […]
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 […]
This Saturday, Sept 19th @ 8:30am, Randolph Park, Dublin, VA Summer is almost complete, and we haven’t seen each other in a while! What’s the safest activity we can do and still meet up? Well, we seem to like eating, so let’s have a picnic! So, bring your own breakfast to the small picnic shelter […]
2020 ARRL Field Day was fun in spite of the protections and changed needed to provide for a safer environment combating COVID-19. Check out our pictures from the event, and click HERE to see our Field Day Summary and information on the contacts made.
Field Day is just around the corner – June 27-28, 2020 What a wild year this has been so far. Field Day 2020 is close at hand, and situations are constantly changing. We’ll try to keep our members up to date with the information they need to participate on this page, so check back often.
The Audie Murphy Special Event was a success! On May 30, 2020, spanning 3 bands with single-side band, we were able to give recognition in our own way to this American Hero. There were 151 contacts covering 29 states, Canada, and even a maritime mobile station. Many contacts were thankful and familiar with Audie Murphy […]
May 30, 1300Z-2200Z, W2A, Christiansburg, VA. New River Valley Amateur Radio Club. Audie Murphy (1925 – 1971)was the most decorated US soldier in World War II. He died in a plane crash on Brush Mountain, near New Castle, VA on May 28, 1971. This special event marks the 49th year of his passing, and brings awareness to […]