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06 Oct Events | Comments

VARC – Area wide Amateur “Meet & Greet” October 29th

VARC – Area wide Amateur “Meet & Greet” October 29th

The VARC is hosting a area wide “Meet & Greet” for all amateur radio operators and their families. If you are new ham this is a event you don’t want to miss!  There will be food, fun, short ham related program, socializing, and…. prizes!  Yes! Prizes…  Five Baofeng dual band radios will be given away! […]

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04 Jul Events | Comments

Happy July 4th! from W4VLD

Happy July 4th! from W4VLD

W4VLD would like to wish all Americans a fun and safe July 4th!

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03 Jan Events | Comments

Georgia ARES Statewide Meeting Jan 24th

Georgia ARES Statewide Meeting Jan 24th

The Georgia ARES statewide meeting is coming up on Saturday January 24th.  This yearly event will be located at the following address: Georgia Public Safety Training Center 1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, Georgia 3102 9:30am-4:00pm For more information go to:   http://gaares.org/ Theme this year:  Are YOU Prepared for the first 72hrs?  1.  Family Preparedness #1  […]

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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 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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11 Mar Events | Comments

March 10th- 5K Run

March 10th- 5K Run

Last Saturday morning VARC members gathered to support the Azalea City Festival 5K run.  Because of the help from the VARC the event went off with out any major issues and everyone running made it through the course safely.  And the weather was just perfect for both the run and the festival.  This will be […]

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11 Mar Events | Comments

March 2nd – Century Bike Ride

March 2nd – Century Bike Ride

This last Saturday club members and non club members took off their “I am No. 1” jerseys and put on the club colors to support the Century Bike Ride.  These giving members braved the early cold morning in order to setup communication and GPS tracking for the bike ride.  We would like to thank- Ed,Cathy, […]

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