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17 Nov General | Comments

Happy Holidays and Hamfests!

Happy Holidays and Hamfests!

Its that time of year!  Cooler weather, good food and Hamfests!  Talking about Hamfests… The Stone Mountain Hamfest was the first weekend of November and it was real blast! The Tampa Hamfest is coming up just around the corner in December.  Probably the best Hamfest in the south is the Orlando Hamfest coming up in […]

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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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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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11 Mar General | Comments

March 11th – Ham VETS

March 11th – Ham VETS

Recently the VARC was contacted from members of the local American Legion post.  The wanted to know if any of the local vets who are also hams would be interested in joining the legion to promote both the legion and the VARC.  If you are a VET and this sounds interesting to you please contact […]

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29 Sep General | Comments

September 25th – Science Cafe’

September 25th – Science Cafe’

On Tuesday September 25th members of the VARC attended a free presentation provided by the Science Cafe’ at the Thomas University Hawk’s Nest in Thomasville.  This month’s speaker was Sir Harold Kroto the director of the chemistry department at FSU.  Sir Kroto’s presentation was on the accomplishments of leading scientists through history and the importance […]

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25 Jul General | Comments

Looking for a low cost brand new dual band HT?

Looking for a low cost brand new dual band HT?

In today’s economy everyone is looking to pinch a penny.  Hams are notorious for being penny pinchers when it comes to equipment.  As everyone knows there are deals to be found on ebay for used equipment but here is a deal on brand new ham radio equipment. So if your a ham and your in […]

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14 Dec General | Comments

Happy Holidays from the VARC to You!

Happy Holidays from the VARC to You!

The VARC wishes you and yours a happy and safe holiday season!  This a great time to remember our families and to also focus special attention upon our creator for all good things that he has blessed has us in our lives.  Ham radio is one of those blessings of which we all should be […]

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