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
The location is St Andrews Methodist Church at the corner of Tuscon Lane
and Princess Anne Rd in VA Beach. The meeting will start
at 7:30 PM.
The next Board of
Directors meeting will be Wednesday, February 24th, at the VBARC Beach Shack,
3469 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach at
7:00 AM. The meeting will now be held the 4th Wednesday of every month. Click
below for a map to the BOD meeting.
Click here for a map to Ocean Park
Rescue - THE VBARC BEACH SHACK
Cogratulations to Steve
Isennman, W0JTC, for becoming the 2015 Ham of the Year.
on the Beach will return in the March of 2016.
Officers for 2016 are:
President - Ed Gibbs KW3RF
Vice President - Steve Isenman W0JTC
Secretary - Stan Winner KK4
Treasurer - Bob Zabot K4NTO
Director - Doug Duggan KJ4IRK
Director - Jim Arab KV4JM
Director - Ken Archer KK4VA
Director - Mark Passario KM4EER
Director - George Schmidt WA4GDB
Director - Rich Ferguson N4XQM
Director - Nancy Clemen KK4FXY
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.