SVARC Christmas Party December 14, 2019

The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club’s annual Christmas party will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 5:30 pm at the Boy Scout Center in Winchester (107 Youth Development Ct, Winchester, VA 22602). Food will be catered by Shaffer’s Catering and will be available by 6:15 pm. The cost for members and their guests is $5 each. The club will pay the rest. Continue reading “SVARC Christmas Party December 14, 2019”

Fort Valley Endurance Ride Communications Update

This event will be held Friday the 25th and Saturday the 27th. There have been changes to the trail and information needed by amateur radio volunteers. We’re pasting some recent email communication below, but please make sure you’re in touch with SVARC liaison Duane Martin, KK4BZ, for the latest information. Continue reading “Fort Valley Endurance Ride Communications Update”

Special Kenwood 950S Drawing To Be Held At Hamfest

Come to the Berryville Hamfest this Sunday at the Clarke County Fairgrounds and buy a chance (buy LOTS of chances!) for this Kenwood 950S with the DSP 10 option. Also included with the radio is a Rigblaster plug and play. This equipment is in excellent working order. Manuals and original boxes are included.

Rigblaster Plug and Play

This drawing is used to support SVARC and is not part of the regular hamfest drawing. The winner must be present for the drawing to be held before noon.

Get Ready To Party! 2019 VA QSO Party This Weekend

We had a great turnout at the March 7, 2019 SVARC meeting. We welcomed Gordon Miller NQ4K and his wife back this year to tell us about the 2019 Virginia QSO Party, which will be held 16-17 March 2019.

1400 UTC – Sunday, 17 March 0400 UTC and Sunday, 17 March 1200 UTC – 2400 UTC. (For Virginians, this is Saturday 10 AM – 12 Midnight and
Sunday 8 AM – 8 PM Virginia local time.) Continue reading “Get Ready To Party! 2019 VA QSO Party This Weekend”