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).
It is time to prepare for field day 2014! The VARC had a great year last year by making one of the highest scores ever. It almost time to do it again and VARC members are starting to gear up. If you are interest in participating this year go to the “Help Me” on the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]