Welcome to the VBARC website
|The Virginia Beach ARC is a full service "ham radio"
club covering all aspects of the hobby. Visit the Public Service
page to find all of the events that we support in the city. Visit
the Admin page to find all the details of the club from Bylaws to
officers. The History page looks at the events from the past.
The membership page offers full details on joining VBARC and membership
meets the first Thursday of every month at the St Andrews United Methodist
Church, 700 Tucson Drive (corner of Princess Anne Rd, in Virginia Beach.
The meeting starts at 7:30 PM and generally last till roughly 9:00 PM.
Meetings usually include a interesting program or multiple breakout sessions
covering many aspects of "ham Radio"..
Click here for a map to the Thursday night meetings.
The next meeting
is on April 4th at 7:30 PM. The program for the evening is the Sigma.
The Board of Directors meets the second Wednesday of every month at VB Rescue
Squad Station 14 in the 700 Block of Virginia Beach Blvd or at Rescue 8 on Bayne Drive in Virginia Beach at
7:00 PM. Click here for a map to the
BOD meeting. The Feb meeting will be at Rescue 8!
Click here for a map to the
Rescue 14 BOD meetings.
Click here for a map to Rescue
8 BOD Location
VBARC Special QRP Day
The Second Annual VBARC QRP Day has been set for Saturday, April 6th, at Great
Neck Park behind Cox High School. The time will be 9:00 am. Steve,
W0JTC, and Ed, KC4UFN, will set up at one of the Park Shelters with a small QRP
system to get on the air. Come on out and learn a little bit about QRP as
well as get the chance to get on the air.
VBARC does not own any repeaters but is affiliated with the Virginia
Beach Emergency Amateur Repeater Society or VBEARS. Repeaters are
available on 146.970, 146.895 and 444.950. Please check the VBEARS page
for full details of all repeaters in the region.