PVRC July 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,  July 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!

Congrats to the members that have reported honors received:

  • KU1T Zbigniew Tyrik - 2014 CQWW 160 DX, 1st Place WV, SOHP/A CW

  • NA1DX Doug Elmore - 2014 CQWW 160, 1st Place MD, SOLP SSB, also #9 USA

  • NA1DX Doug Elmore - 2014 CQWW WPX, 1st Pl World QRP Single Op plaque include wolrd high combined

  • N3QE Tim Shoppa -  2014 WPX CW, 1st Pl 3rd Area, Tribander/Single Element HP

  • AA3S Doug Hart - 2014 ARRL VHF, 1st Pl MDC Limited Mulithop

  • N4MM John Kanode - IARU Award, Single OP, Mixed Moce, HP, VA

  • K3KU Art Boyers - 2014 HF World Championships, MDC Section Winner, Single OP, Mixed Mode, LP

  • WR3Z Barry Shapiro - 2014 WPX SSB, 1st Pl 3rd Call Area, #2 USA, #3 NA, Multi One HP

  • ND3D Bob Venanzi-  2014 CQWW 160M (W3LL), 2nd Pl, SOHP CW MD

  • K4FTO Art Hackett - 2014 CQWW 160 CW, 1st Pl VA, SO LP Assisted

Welcome to our newest members!

  • AJ4RS Jim Spiller from the Colonial Chapter

  • AB1AX Tom Couis from the Colonial Chapter

  • W7HJ Harley Huntemann from the Tidewater Chapter

  • K4TM Cary Hunson from the Southwest Chapter

Fowlfest 2015 Plannning is ongoing for a Saturday, August 29th Party.  If you would like to help please contact Bud W3ll@arrl.net

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