W4UVA and cubesats

Our sister club, W4UVA at the University of Virginia, is designing and building the ground station for the upcoming UVa cubesat mission.  See the article at https://news.virginia.edu/content/just-houston-engineering-students-begin-work-satellite-ground-station for more information.

The story has also been picked up the the Southgate Amateur Radio News (http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/march/university-of-virginia-satellite-project.htm) and the ARRL (http://www.arrl.org/news/virginia-engineering-students-tackle-satellite-ground-station-projects).  … Read the rest

Nominations for 2017 AARC Election

Nominations should be sent via email to nominations@albemarleradio.org.  Please check with your nominee to confirm that they are willing to serve before you nominate them.


Ed Berkowitz, N3US (incumbent)

Vice President

Larry Eicher, K4JZQ (incumbent)


Jim Wilson, K4BAV


Don Eason, N4UVA (incumbent)

Public Service Director

Dave Damon, K4DND (incumbent)

Estate Services Director

Jim Owen, K4CGY (incumbent)

Technical Director

Bill Pond, N0WP (incumbent)

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