free license tests
We sponsor free Amateur Radio license exams with Volunteer Examiners each month
We gather for special events including ARRL Field Day and a yearly Special Event Station
We provide the community with emergency communications through ARES
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 ALL IN-PERSON MVARC EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED
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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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.
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.
Our members 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
Analog users can block digital traffic coming from our repeater by setting the
PL tone on the receive side
We hold a weekly net each Tuesday at 7 PM. A Yaesu System Fusion digital net immediately follows
Our weekly 10M net is each Friday at 7:30 PM.
The Cherry Tree Net is Saturdays & Sundays at
8:30 a.m. HF band: 80/75m, Frequency: 3920.
We invite all local Amateur Radio operators to check in.
More repeater information
is available here
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