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Welcome to the Valdosta Amateur Radio Club.

We are a progressive amateur radio club located in the city of Valdosta in Lowndes County, GA. We have been a chartered member of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) from 1941 to the present (70 years).

26 Nov Events | Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Please have a wonderful and safe thanksgiving with your friends and family this year.  Don’t forget to wish your amateur radio friends who keep amateur radio going in your area a happy thanksgiving.  Most of all let us remember those who can’t be home for the holidays because they serving our country both domestically and […]

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05 Oct General | Comments

W4VLD Mailing List Server – Sign Up Today!

W4VLD Mailing List Server – Sign Up Today!

As of this year the VARC has stopped its regular mass emailing of area amateurs in regards to its activities and updates. This was done in a effort to limit the amount of email coming into personal email boxes and to better support those who are actually interested in keeping up with the VARC  and […]

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05 Oct Events | Comments

Honey Bee Bike Ride – October 5th

Honey Bee Bike Ride – October 5th

The  VARC provided communications support to the Honey Bee Bike Ride  in Hahira – Thanks to KI4ROO, KF4GTA, N0NUB and KB0Y for their continued support of this event.

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16 Jul Events, General | Comments

2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree – K2BSA

2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree – K2BSA

Be sure to listen out for K2BSA this week as they are operating from West Virginia for the 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree. We will keep our D-Star repeater, W4VLD B,  connected to D-Star reflector 33A during the duration of the Jamboree. SSB in MHz: 28.390, 24.960, 21.360, 18.140, 14.290, 7.190, 3.940 PSK-31 in MHz: 28.120, 24.920, […]

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23 Jun Contest, Events | Comments

Field Day 2013… Goal 500 Points! – Best Score Ever! 2300 Points!

Field Day 2013… Goal 500 Points! – Best Score Ever!  2300 Points!

Members of the VARC just finished up field day for this year.  What a wonderful experience for members, visitors and perspective amateurs alike.  Field day was again staged at KB0Y and N0NUB’s “ham radio ready” QTH.   No worries about bugs, heat, or the aliments related to setting up outdoors in South Georgia.  Ham radio shouldn’t […]

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20 Jun Events | Comments

2013 Field Day – June 22 & 23

2013 Field Day – June 22 & 23

Make plans now to enjoy this year’s W4VLD Field Day. We’ll be operating at KB0Y’s QTH located at 5202 Phillips Road (Coordinates: 30.7432,-83.3949) in Valdosta. Don’t forget the potluck meal Saturday evening at 6:00pm. Even if you can’t stay for the whole event, at least make plans to come share some time with your fellow […]

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