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Run RARC, Run…

Grab your mic and transmit!  One (or more) contact(s) each June day!!!  GO GO GO; get in the Radio Run and make some contacts!!! I’m really looking forward to a bunch of “Winners” this year!!! Run RARC, Run… 73 de Jim Bates, K8OI, June Radio Run Instigator

Remote Hams presentation of 12 May 2017

As soon as some Internet firewall issues are sorted out, the RARC remotely controllable station will be available for club members to use from their computers (Windows only) or Android phones or tablets. Click here to see or download the PDF on the RARC station and the RemoteHams software.  

DMR radios available for Special Olympics

The June 9-10 Virginia Special Olympics is using DMR digital HTs this year. Don’t have one? Not to worry. The leadership got a stash of them. Special Olympics is always fun and rewarding. If you’ve not used a digital ham radio, you get an added bonus of learning how.

Sign-up for the 2017 Special Olympics Summer Games

Tis’ that time of year! We’re taking Sign Ups for the 2017 Summer Games. Which, by the way is just around the corner! Please share with your friends and other Amateurs across the state! Were happy to also put folks up in a hotel if they are coming in from out of town! (Richmond has […]

New DMR repeater on the air in Richmond

New BrandMeister repeater on air in Richmond Posted on February 11, 2017 by kd4bpz While not directly connected to the DMRVA repeater network, this new repeater is operated cooperatively by DMRVA staff. The repeater is located in downtown Richmond with an elevation of approximately 350 feet. The repeater performs nicely to the north, east and […]

MRA 145.43 repeater move completed Dec 28 2016

KG4MRA repeater was moved to the new location on Wednesday 12/28/2016, and is fully operational. The impulse noise on the repeater input frequency is gone, gone! The new location in central Richmond, has moved the center of coverage about 13 miles ENE. We are collecting signal reports from all stations. Early results are good, very […]

Vision & Proposals presentation

At the December 2016 meeting newly-elected club president Jim Bates, K8OI, presented his vision and made some proposals for the year ahead. That presentation is available as a PDF by clicking 2016-12 Club Presentation.