free license tests

We sponsor free Amateur Radio license exams  with Volunteer Examiners each month

annual events

We gather for special events including ARRL Field Day and a yearly Special Event Station

public service

We provide the community with emergency communications through ARES

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Amateur radio exams

MVARC VE Exams are held on the second Saturday each month at 9:30 AM.


Location is the First Christian Church (2723 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302). Park in the rear of the church and enter the glass door at the intersection of the main church and the attached school building.

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monthly meetings

MVARC monthly meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM.


Location is INOVA Mt. Vernon Hospital (2501 Parkers Lane Alexandria, VA 22306). Meetings are usually held in the Engh conference room.

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The mount Vernon amateur radio club

The Mount Vernon Amateur Radio Club (MVARC) is comprised of about 80 hams from the Northern Virginia/Washington D.C./metro Maryland area.


We are dedicated to serving the community through ARES and public service support, amateur radio licensing classes, and VE Amateur Radio License Testing.

k4us 2 Meter Repeater information





PL Tone

141.3 Hz

weekly  NetS

We hold a weekly ARES net each Tuesday at 7 PM.


Our weekly 10M net is each Friday at 7:30 PM.


We invite all local Amateur Radio operators to check in.


To block incoming digital traffic from our repeater,
be sure to set a PL tone on the receive side

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