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 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.
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;
  • enhance fellowship among radio amateurs.
ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has recorded a video message to all amateurs concerning the need for immediate support of HR.4969, the Amateur Radio Parity Act.

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July 11 meeting notes posted to NEWS section

July 25 club meeting program
showing 2014 Field Day photos,
share your other favorite hobby night.

August 2 - Annual Hamfest

8AM at William Byrd High School

¤ Members-Please turn into Hamfest P Buckley Moss Raffle tickets to Nancy by July 11 ¤

also refer to http://www.arrl.org/contest-calendar for various contests and special on-air events
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

We meet on the 2nd & 4th Friday of the month at 8 p.m. Except for June and November when we only meet on the 2nd Friday. We DO NOT meet any Friday in December.
  Meeting location is:
  Roanoke Valley American Red Cross
352 Church Avenue, SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
We also provide a monthly VE Test session on the 3rd SUNDAY of the month at 2pm also at the American Red Cross.
We have a weekly social net on Wednesday at 8 p.m. or 2000 hours local on the W4CA repeater. The repeater is located on 146.985 (-) pl 107.2.

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