PVRC Chapters


Meets: the 4th Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM

Location: The Broadneck Grill - http://www.broadneckgrill.com/

Annapolis Chapter Chair: Dan Zeitlin K2YWE, 410-757-1407

This is an informal gathering and minutes
are kept only if there is club business to deal with.
We order dinner about 6:00 and break up by 8.


DC Metro:

Meets:  the second Monday of each month (Except June, July & August)

Location:  The location alternates between the below MD and VA locations.
     VA LOCATION: Anita's, 521 E. Maple Ave, Vienna, VA. Tel: 703-255-1001.
          Meets at this location during the months of February, April and October.
     MD LOCATION: Max's Cafe is located at 2319 University Blvd W Wheaton, MD 20902
          (301) 949-6297

Maryland Chapter Chair: Art K3KU

Virginia Chapter Chair: Rich NN3W

Pre-meeting dinners start at 6:00 pm and meetings start at 7:30 pm.

Colonial Capital:

Meets:   The 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:30 am

Location:  Hot Stacks Restaurant, 6495 Richmond Rd,  Williamsburg, Va 23188  757-565-1105

Colonial Chapter Chair: Bill Conkling NR4C  nr4c@widomaker.com

The Downtown DC Lunch Group:

Meets:  Monthly at 12:00 in the Metro Area of Downtown DC. Generally gather on the
second Wednesday or Thursday of the month, after the Central region meeting.

Location: R.F.D. Washington, 810 7th St., N.W. Washington - Metro access at Galery Place Station

Downtown DC Chapter Chair:  Eric W3DQ

Meeting since April 2005, PVRC'ers, contesters, DX'ers, and others coming through this   area, have been meeting for lunch in the Metro Center area of downtown Washington, DC. By coincidence (or not),many of us are not regulars at the Central Region evening meetings, which take place before ours, so it's a goodtime to hear about those meetings. And if you give him enough notice, regular attendee Fred K3ZO may bring you your 3-land QSL bureau cards! We invite and encourage you to join us every month for good food, good company,and good conversation. With rare exceptions (i.e., when we have a speaker).  We  If you have any questions (Is the food good? Is the food affordable? Where can I park?) feel free to email or call me (W3DQ) 202-482-2527) or our co-convener, Rich NN3W or Brian WV4V.Hope you can join us !

Eastern Shore Chapter:

Meets:  Every three months, on the second Saturday of April, July, October and January at noon.

Location: Delmar Pizza, north west corner of the intersection of highways 13 and 54 in Delmar, De.

Eastern Shore Chapter Chair:  Eric Hudson WG3J

We order lunch, have a short business meeting and do whatever else those in attendance wish.
In keeping with the tradition established by SK Dallas W3PP we will also meet at the
contest station of Eric WG3J one hour before the start of most major contest


Meets::  Chapter meetings are held quarterly in conjunction with the regular Laurel Amateur Radio Club (LARC) monthly meetings - i.e. January, April, July, and October.  LARC meetings are held monthly (except Dec) on the 4th Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Location:  384 Main Street in Laurel, Maryland

Laurel Chapter ChairBill Smith, N3XL

Interested? The LARC website at http://larcmd.org/ has additional information on the club,
including the club activities schedule and membership applications.



Meets:: 6pm the first Thursday of each month( an additional meeting at the Raleigh hamfest in April)

Location: Manchesters in N.Raleigh (Sept thru May).

North Carolina East Chapter Chair:  Nate N4YDU ; Sec: Keith W4KAZ;




Meets:  3rd Monday of each month (except Dec.) at about 7:00 PM

Location: Hams Restaurant, 444 S. Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem. (south end of Thruway Shopping Center)

North Carolina West Chapter Chair: Henry Heidtmann W2DZO

Meeting at 7:00 PM just prior to the FARC Board meeting.  We meet in the front meeting room of the restuarant.  Wide variety of cold 801s and Sport Bar Menu available.
Info at http://www.w4nc.com



Meets:  Meets monthly the 3rd Tuesday. Informal dinner about 6 pm; meeting at 7 pm

Location:  Chef Lin Restaurant, 417 S. Jefferson St, Frederick, MD 21701.  Phone # is 301-620-0664

Northwest Chapter Chair: Jim Nitzberg, WX3B [at] ARRL.NET


Meets:  for lunch at noon on the last Wednesday of the month in MD and the last Thursday of the in VA

Location:  Maryland at the College PARK Holiday Inn Route 1 and the Beltway
               Virginia at the Parkview Marriot near route 50 and the Beltway.

Over the Hill  VA Chapter Chair:   Roger Stephens, K5VRX, at rogerergo@verizon.net , 703-658-3991

Over the Hill MD Chapter Chair:  Cliff Bedore, W3CB, at cliffb@cjbsys.bdb.com

Individual meeting dates are subject to change. Meetings are announced by E-Mail. All PVRC members, non-members interested in membership and guests are welcome.


Meets: 11:30 am on the 1st Tuesday of every month

Location: Wegmans Store, 2281 Carl D. Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg
              Wegmans is located in Central Park and meeting is in the second floor dining area.   

Rappahannock Chapter Chair: Larry Schiemlpfenig, K7SV, at 540-972-3308.

Southern Maryland Chapter:

Meets: Bi-monthly (odd numbered months) on the third Thursday.
Meet and greet at 6:30 PM and the meeting at 7:00 PM.

Location: St Mary's County Public Libraries meeting rooms.

Southern MD Chapter Chair: Tom Shelton, ND3N at GL1800Winger<at>Verizon<dot>net or (240) 434-3811
Specific information on meeting locations will be posted on the PVRC reflector well in advance of the meeting.


Meets:  each Wednesday at about 8:30 AM at Hardees at 20265 Timberlake Road in Lynchburg, VA.


Southwest VA Chapter Chair:  Mark Sihlanick N2QT,  Tel: 434-525-2921

This is an informal gathering. Minutes are kept only if there is club business to deal with.

TIDEWATER: (Southeastern Virginia)

Meets: the third Tuesday each month, dinner 7:00 pm

Location:  Frankie's Place for Ribs Restaurant in Virginia Beach tel: 757-495-7427.

Tidewater Chapter Chair: Don Lynch, W4ZYT, w4zyt.don@gmail.com

A short meeting is held to discuss latest contests and support of PVRC led by Don Lynch or Ron Young.
Additional meetings dedicated to contesting are held as needed at member QTH's with email invitations to all chapter


Feb.  06  Meeting at Frostfest in Richmond
May  21   Meeting at Dayton Hamvention
June 18   W3LPL open house & PVRC/NCDXA joint meeting 
Aug. 27   PVRC Fowlfest at W3YOZ
Dec. 05   PVRC Christmas Dinner

For current or indepth information please go to the events calendar!

updated 02/01/2016