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Arlington Amateur Radio Club

Arlington County, Virginia USA

An Affiliate Club of the American Radio Relay League

Meetings

The Arlington Amateur Radio Club meets at 7:00 PM on the third Tuesday of each month at the Arlington Knights of Columbus located at 5115 Little Falls Road Arlington, Virginia 22207.

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday March 17, 2020.

We meet in the first floor conference room.

Several club members usually gather around 5:30 PM in the bar area for food and cold frosty beverages before the meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

Coming Hamfests

Recent Photos

Attendees at the February 2020 Arlington Amateur Radio Club meeting, at which Gordon Miller, NQ4K, presented the Virginia QSO Party 2020 Pre-Party Briefing. Photo credit: Gordon Miller, NQ4K. A larger image is here.

About W4WVP Repeaters

The W4WVP 2-meter repeater is located in Arlington County and utilizes several remote receivers. This repeater is open for general amateur use. It transmits on 145.47 MHz and receives on 144.87 MHz. A subaudible PL (CTCSS) tone of 107.2 Hz is required on your 144.87 MHz signal to access it.

The W4WVP 70-cm repeater is also located in Arlington County and is open for general amateur use. It transmits on 449.325 MHz and receives on 444.325 MHz. A subaudible PL (CTCSS) tone of 151.4 Hz is required on your 444.325 MHz signal to access it.

Both repeaters are coordinated by T-MARC, the Mid-Atlantic Repeater Council. You can find information on these and other repeaters in the area on the T-MARC website.

Weekly Bulletin & Net

Listen to bulletins of interest to the Amateur Radio Service from Newsline on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM ET (except for meeting nights), on the W4WVP 2-meter repeater. Check-ins follow the newscast.

All licensed amateurs are invited to check into the net. More information is at this link.

Officers

Office Name Call
President Gary Sessums KC5QCN
Vice President Doug Marshall KK4QFR
Secretary Paul Wilson KI4PW
Treasurer Jack Person W2JWP
Activities Chairman Vacant N0CALL

Contact Information

You can mail club officers at w4wvp [at] arrl.net or make your inquiry on our weekly net. Discussions also take place online.

For general information on the Amateur Radio Service, and to learn how you can become a radio amateur, see our Amateur Radio page.