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 […]
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 […]
This event will be Saturday, October 8th @ 8:30am starting just after the weekly “pay your way” breakfast at the Country Kitchen in Christiansburg (google maps link). We should be rolling out about 9:30am to find the foxes. We’ll have 2 large foxes (ammo can) to find, and I’m not going to make it easy! […]
Here we will try to collect links to sources for the history of radio. If you have any information you would like to share, please contact us through our page here. The History of the Car Radio – https://www.titlemax.com/articles/the-history-of-the-car-radio/ ( thank you Dylan for the excellent link!)
Event Summary We had an almost “return to normal” field day this year, with people gathered, food served, and radio operations held. Our roster reflects 22 in attendance, only three of which were not already hams. We started around 8:30am at the Randolph Park back shelter, unpacking items for field day and our Radio Rummage. […]
The weather was perfect and the bands were crowded for the third annual Audie Murphy Special Event which was held on Brush Mountain approximately one-half mile from the 1971 plane crash that took Audie Murphy’s life. This year we moved the event date from Memorial Day weekend to Saturday, June 4, 2022, which coincided with […]
June 4, 1300Z-2200Z, W2A, Christiansburg, VA. Event station will be ran by the 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 51st year […]
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.
Our February meeting for 2022 consisted of a club direction presentation. If you missed it, it’s linked below. My personal hope is that we will branch out, and try new things as a club, and as individuals. Let’s have a fun year!