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24 Feb Ham Cram | Comments

VARC HAM CRAM – Session Results

VARC HAM CRAM – Session Results

The VARC held the first ham cram of 2016 on Saturday February 20th and the Department of Health conference room on Savannah avenue.  It was a long day but several folks passed the exam and received their technician class license!  Congratulations everyone on a job well done! Out of the 22 folks that signed up […]

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Ham Cram – Amateur Radio License

Ham Cram – Amateur Radio License

Valdosta Amateur Radio Club (VARC) – Ham Cram 2016  DATE: Saturday February 20, 2016 LOCATION: Department of Health – 325 W Savannah Ave. Valdosta  TIME: 8:00 am- 5:30 pm – Be on time!  Program Description: HAM CRAM is a no Morse code AMATEUR RADIO TECHNICIAN LICENSE cram session. The cram session will assist participants with their […]

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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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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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16 Jun HamWAN | Comments

Lowndes County Hams deploy HamWAN network

Lowndes County Hams deploy HamWAN network

HamWAN is a “by hams, for hams” wide area high speed digital network which is now being deployed in the Lowndes county and the South Georgia area.  Networking technology has now progressed enough that Amateur Radio operators are able to integrate their analog and digital emergency communications networks with low cost HamWAN wireless technology in […]

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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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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! The VARC wishes all a happy and safe holiday season.   Make sure to try out APRS, D-Star, HF, or any other mode that might interest you in the coming year.  Be radio active!

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10 Aug D-star | Comments

Attention: Local D-Star Users – New Equipment!

Attention: Local D-Star Users – New Equipment!

The VARC would like to inform local D-Star users that it has received the new D-Star VHF module and 1.2 GHz duplexer for the existing 1.2 GHz voice and data modules.  The VARC technical team is in the process of installing the new equipment at the clubs repeater site.  The equipment was provided via a […]

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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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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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