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February 11, 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 22

  • Feb 14-15    CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest

  • Feb 14-15    New Hampshire QSO Party

  • Feb 14-15    OMiss QSO Party - Phone

  • Feb 14-15    Dutch PACC Contest

  • Feb 14-15    FISTS CW Winter Sprint

  • Feb 14-15    RSGB - First 1.8 Mhz Contest

  • Feb 16 -   Run for the Bacon - CW

  • Feb 18 - Semi-Automatic Key Evening

  • Feb 20    Russian WW PSK Contest

  • Feb 21-22    ARRL INTERNATIONAL CW DX Contest

  • Feb 21-22    CQC Winter 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 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