Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club (RVARC) is a non-profit, Special Service Club dedicated to the advancement and enjoyment of amateur radio. The club has been serving Southwestern Virginia since 1932.

Upcoming Club Activities

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Tech and General classes 

October 6, 13 and 20, 2018.

 ___________________________________________________________________ National Weather Service in Blacksburg is having an open house Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Come and meet the meteorologist who takes your SKYWARN reports. For further info, check their website. ____________________________________________________________________ Christmas Party will be Dec. 7, 2018 at 6:30 pm at Jersey Lily’s on Rt 419. Please let Anthony know how many will be attending at one of the next meetings. We will be ordering off the menu.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club is to: provide emergency communications services to the community; assist other civic organizations; promote the technical craft of amateur radio through class training and testing; mentor new amateur operators and members; and enhance fellowship among radio amateurs.


Starting May 12, The Club Meetings will Start at 7:00 pm Wed. Night Net starts at 7:00 pm ________________________________________________________

H.R. 555 — a new “Amateur Radio Parity Act” bill _________________________________________________________

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Please invite anyone you would like to introduce to ham radio or is interested in radio, communication technology, and supporting the community using radio services

THANK YOU to all VE Coordinators and VEs !