W4UVA will hold an open house on Sunday, 10 November 2019, from 2-4pm at the W4UVA shack. (See https://www.w4uva.org/location/ for directions.)
We will be operating a voice station and a digital station for DX (distance) contacts around the world; a satellite antenna and radio for making contacts through amateur radio satellites; a Winlink radio email station for sending email via amateur radio; and an amateur radio mesh networking node.… Read the rest
The Albemarle, Charlottesville, UVA Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) group held a practice session on using 5.8 GHz mesh at Albemarle Square Shopping Center on Saturday October 19, 2019.… Read the rest
On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Dennis WR4I, spearheaded the AARC demonstration of Ham Radio at the Monticello District of the Boy Scouts of American Apple Harvest Camporee held at the Pleasant Grove Park Complex in Palmyra, VA.
Dennis was assisted by Joe, K4OPS and Bill, KF4IE.… Read the rest
At the October 2019 meeting, David Collins, N4WDC, Affiliated Club Coordinator for the Virginia Section of the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) presented Albemarle Amateur Radio Club (AARC) Vice President Bob Pattison (K4DU) with a certificate designating the club as a “Special Service Club.”… Read the rest
The AARC 2019 Annual Awards Banquet will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 990 Hilton Heights Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901, at 5:30 PM on Tuesday December 10, 2019. The total cost per person for their Chef’s Choice Buffet will be $21.… Read the rest
Daily from 1200Z-2300Z
Frequencies: On (or near) 7.242, 14.242, 7.074, and 14.074.
QTH: Charlottesville, VA.
Here is the Link for signing up to operate:
How to Get to W4UVA: The W4UVA Club Shack is located on University grounds at the Observatory Mountain Engineering Research Facility, at 675 Old Reservoir Road.… Read the rest
Deadline for signing up has passed!
September 8: 5 – 7 PM, Darden Towe Park Pavilion, AARC Picnic which also serves as our September meeting. Bring you excess gear to sell at our Silent Auction.
The club will provide the main course of BBQ meats and soft drinks. … Read the rest
Here is a summary of our submission to ARRL:
Entry received at: 2019-07-21 16:30:58
Call Used: W4DO GOTA Station Call: WA4TFZ ARRL/RAC Section: VA Class: 3A
Participants: 72 Club/Group Name: Albemarle Amateur Radio Club
Power Source(s): Generator, Solar
Power Multiplier: 2X
Preliminary Total Score: 4,526
100% emergency power 300
Media Publicity 100 – Documented by fd2019-dailyprogressarticle.pdf… Read the rest
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The AARC Green Bank tour is scheduled for August 3. We will
gather in the NRAO parking lot at 8:30 AM, where I will hand out maps
and driving instructions for an 8:45 departure. Caravan drivers should
arrive with enough gas for a 250 mile round trip so they won’t have to
stop along the way. … Read the rest