Welcome to the VB ARC website - Home of W4UG!
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
The next meeting of VBARC is Thursday
This is a regular meeting and will be held at St Andrews Church, 717
Tuscon Rd, on the
corner of Princess Anne Rd. The meeting will start
at 7:30 PM.
The next Board of
Directors meeting will be Wednesday, September 9th, at the VBARC Beach Shack,
3469 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach at
below for a map to the BOD meeting.
Click here for a map to Ocean Park
Rescue - THE VBARC BEACH SHACK
Sept. auction was a lot of fun - we found out who the cheapskate is in the
group. We had to cancel the SE with Lynnhaven River Now since the
location was not in our best interest. We will continue to work with
them for future events.
The next meeting in October will be about
moonbounce. The ability to beam a transmission and bounce it off the
moon to return somewhere on earth at VHF frequencies.
on the Beach will be on October 10th at Crotan Parking lot.
Do not forget to submit your
nominations for Ham of the Year by October 7th via the email
email@example.com. Look on this website
for full details. Who has done the most for the club in 2015?
Public Service event is the Wicked 10k on October 31st. Looking for a several people to help. Contact Tom, WS9B, or Terry, KA8TNF, via firstname.lastname@example.org to help.
Local repeaters are controlled by
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. If you are using the
repeaters and have problems please address your issues to the Manager of the
repeater via email here.
Key nets on
the 146.97 repeater are: The ARES Net every Tuesday Night at 8:00pm and
the Hampton Roads Service Net on 146.97 at 9:00 pm every night.
Upcoming Hamfests and
Swapfests in VA.
That's all Folks! No
more Hamfests until the spring of 2016.