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JANUARY 26, 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,  February  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.

Contests till - February 16

  • Feb 1  NA SSB Sprint Contest

  • Feb 6  NCCC Sprint Ladder

  • Feb 7-8   Vermont & Minnesota QSO Party

  • Feb 8   10-10 Winter Contest SSB

  • Feb 8    NA Sprint - CW

  • Feb 14-15    CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest

  • Feb 14-15    New Hampshire QSO Party

News of interest from around the region!

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

The Richmond Frostfest is coming up on Saturday February 7th at the Richmond Raceway grounds.  Full information is available at www.frostfest.com.

The North American CW Weekend 2015 has been set for June 5 - 7 at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA.  A full weekend of socializing and discussing our favorite mode - CW.  Registration is via Don Lynch, w4zyt.don@gmail.com.  Click here for full details.

Welcome new members:

  • K4UQ - Charles - Southwest Virginia

  • W4OGH - Bob - Rappahannock Valley

  • N4UP - Pete -Rappahannock Valley

  • N2GTS - Gabrielle - Rappahannock Valley

  • AE4ML - Mike - Rappahannock Valley

  • KK4URZ - Owen - Rappahannock Valley

  • N4DSF - Dave - Rappahannock Valley

  • N4QWF - John - Rappahannock Valley

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


Potomac Valley Radio Club 2015