Activities

Other gatherings

MVARC hosts a Monthly Breakfast social gathering on the fourth Saturday of the month from 8  to 10 AM in the back room of Primo Family Restaurant (1636 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307)

Amateur radio exams

Repeater

monthly meetings

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.

MVARC maintains a 2 meter repeater which is open to all and has a telephone autopatch covering the Northern Virginia/D.C. Metro area for its members. More info here

 

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.

ARES/RACES

Special Event Station

Venturing Crew

MVARC participates in the Fairfax County ARES/RACES program and conducts a weekly ARES net on the club's repeater

 

MVARC conducts a Special Event Station in commemoration of George Washington's Birthday each Presidents Day weekend from George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate on the West shore of the Potomac River

 

MVARC co-sponsors Venturing Crew 80-W3BSA

 

Other gatherings

MVARC hosts an annual Holiday Party in December and an annual Picnic along with its Field Day activities in June.

 

Field day

ARRL

MVARC participates in the annual ARRL Field Day exercise in late June.

 

MVARC is affilated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).

 

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