We’re looking forward to participating in the 2023 ARRL Field Day! If you don’t know, it will be Saturday June 24th thru Sunday June 25th for 2023. More details at the ARRL website here. If you would like to join us, come on out! See additional links below for more details.
Winter Field Day for 2023 was very mild as far as weather goes (40 degrees). With the mild weather in view, we decided to set up the equipment the day of the activity. Again we were able to set up at the Appalachian Conference grounds in Dublin, VA (thanks to WD4JIX). Setup started around 11:30am […]
The Plan Expectations were high despite the gloomy outlook with the weather reports. LOTs of rain was in the forecast, but we kept planning and gathering the tools for our first VHF contest outing (at least my first with the club). The ARRL September VHF contest information can be found here (click). This contest requires […]
We’re looking forward to participating in the 2022 ARRL Field Day! If you don’t know, it will be Saturday June 25th thru Sunday June 26th for 2022.If you would like to join us, come on out! If you can’t come out, you can still participate from home. See additional links below for more details.
It was a blustery afternoon on Saturday January 29th, 2022, and we were glad to have put up our antennas the day prior. Erecting the antennas during snow is much preferred to windy and 16 degrees! First up was establishing the warmth, as Steve WD4JIX used his scouting skills to kindle the hearth and heart […]
This page will be updated with running tallies of contest entries, so check back each month! Remember the scores are added per the following: Contacts = 1 pointUnique Contacts (for year) = +5 points eachNew Mode/Band Combo (for year) = +100 points each Winners! Grand Prize Winner James, KN4MKX with 2,187 contacts and 14,112 points! […]
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.
Contest Time! To promote technical proficiency, communication diversity, and functional equipment, the NRVARC will conduct a contest for 2020. The rules are such that anyone with a ham radio license should be able to participate. Any currently licensed radio amateur is encouraged to participate. Monthly awards and a grand prize will be given to NRVARC […]