PVRC September 2015

news of interest from the region!
Welcome to the Potomac Valley Radio Club Website.  This site is dedicated to Amateur Radio "Radio Sport" activities or contesting.  Please feel free to venture through our pages and history.  The latest newsletter,  September 2015 Newsletter   is available here or under the Reference button! 

Officers for 2015 - check the contacts page for full details.  President is Ethan Miller, K8GU; Vice President is Bud Governale, W3LL, Vice President is Tom Valenti, K3AJ, Secretary is Vic Culver, W4VIC and the Treasurer is Bill Hider, N3RR.

Current Contests

Current DX spots

News of interest from around the region!

  • Multiple Special Event stations are bing planned for the visit of Pope Francis to the US from Sept 23rd thru the 27th.  His travels will include the PC and DC areas where multiple members of PVRC will be hosting the SE stations in that area.  So check out the newsletter for more detais.

  • The Va Beach Hamfest is on tap for September 12th if you are visiting that area.  A PVRC forum will take place at 12:00 followed by a DX forum. Hamfest details are available at vbhanfest.com. There is also a DX dinner planned that evening email W1WTG@arrl.net for details. 

Welcome to our newest members!

  • K4DJG Bob VanFossen of the Rappahonnock Chapte

  • K3ORC Tom Dove of the Annapolis Chapter

  • correction from last month: K4TM Hunsdon or "H" Cary from the Southwest Chapter

Fowlfest 2015 was the last weekend in August and photo's will be posted as soon as they arrive.

The PVRC CONTEST COOKBOOK by K3TN, K0DQ, K3ZO and N3JT has been updated.  The original edition was created in 1994.  Take a look, use it to increase your contest scores - and if you have any hints/kinks/ideas of your own to add then send them to K3TN to continue this as a living document.  Click here to download or look under the Reference tab if needed in the future

Officers and contacts are now listed under the Reference Button above with menu item PVRC Reference!

Donations to PVRC are not tax deductible

Potomac Valley Radio Club 2015