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15 May Contest | Comments

CQ…Field Day 2014 – June 28th & 29th

CQ…Field Day 2014 – June 28th & 29th

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 […]

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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. Ham radio shouldn’t be hard but rather fun and enjoyable which is what this event was. It was great to see the following amateurs:  Bobby, Michael, Greg, Payne, Sheila, Barry, Tim, John, […]

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24 Jun Contest | Comments

CQ CQ CQ FIELD DAY… THIS IS W4VLD 3E GA

CQ CQ CQ FIELD DAY… THIS IS W4VLD 3E GA

If you missed Field Day 2012 then you missed one of the best field day ever!  Starting early Saturday morning several members gathered to prepare for field day operations.  For starters KI4ROO brought his military communications truck and generator trailer which is just a awesome sight to behold.  Everyone pitched in to prepare the trucks […]

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27 Jun Contest | Comments

CQ Field Day…

CQ Field Day…

CQ CQ CQ Field Day this is Whisky Four Victor Lima Delta… W4VLD…. These were calls given out over the amateur radio bands from VARC Field Day operators.  During the twenty-four hour event over 900 contacts where made with stations all over the country making this one of the most successful VARC Field Day events […]

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14 Jun Contest | Comments

VARC “pounds” the June VHF Contest

VARC “pounds” the June VHF Contest

Several members of the VARC gathered Saturday June 11th in order to operate in the ARRL sponsored June VHF contest.  The contest was a real blast because 6 meters was open for most all of the the operating period!  Several contacts were also made on the 144, 222, 432, 1296 MHz bands. Everyone had a […]

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