Our club, last year, voted to establish a $1,000 annual scholarship to be administered by the ARRL Foundation with a preference for candidates from our geographic service area. The members were enthusiastic about investing in the future of our hobby by encouraging licensed hams to continue their education. The first scholarship will be awarded this Spring, 2018.
Beginning in January, 2018, meetings will be held on the first and third THURSDAY of each month instead of the first and third Friday. The meetings will continue to be at 7:30pm at the SVARC clubhouse on Grace Street.
The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club’s annual Christmas party will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 5:30pm at the Boy Scout Center in Winchester (107 Youth Development Ct, Winchester, VA 22602). Continue reading “2017 Christmas Party”
Rich Kennedy K3VAT and Gary Fortun K4GJF are co-chairing the planning committee to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club in 2018. There will be more details as time gets closer, but please mark your calendars and plan to participate fully in this exciting event. Here are the highlights to date: Continue reading “70th Anniversary Special Event Planned”