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Activities and Events


The Mount Vernon Amateur Radio Club:



  • Has Monthly Meetings (2nd Thursday of the month) at 7:30PM at Mount Vernon Hospital.
  • Has Monthly Volunteer Examination Sessions
  • Has a Monthly Breakfast social gathering, an annual Holiday Party, and an annual Picnic along with its Field Day activities
  • 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
  • Participates in the Fairfax County ARES/RACES program
  • Conducts a weekly ARES net on the club's repeater
  • Publishes a monthly club newsletter entitled Ye Olde RF Output or YORFO as it is often called
  • Maintains this website to advertise the club and keep our members informed
  • Co-sponsors Venturing Crew 80-W3BSA
  • Members serve as the primary operators for the U.S. Coast Guard Telecommunication and Information System Command's amateur radio equipment, thereby keeping the equipment, antennas, and operators ready for when there's a need for emergency communications
  • 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
  • Participates in the annual ARRL Field Day exercise in late June.
  • MVARC is affilated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).


© Mount Vernon Amateur Radio Club, 2017

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