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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, usually at the Arlington Knights of Columbus located at 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, Virginia 22207. However, in-person meetings have been suspended temporarily because of state and county rules and Knights of Columbus policy regarding COVID-19. We will have online meetings instead.

When we do meet in person, we meet in the first floor conference room at the Arlington Knights of Columbus. 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.

The next monthly meeting of the Arlington Amateur Radio Club will be Tuesday December 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. It will be a virtual meeting. Login details will be emailed to members from a new listserver and website to be stood up in the next few weeks to replace the current, but going out of business, Yahoo members-only group and the groups.io AARC-PUBLIC group. The domain will be w4wvp.org .

November 17, 2020, Meeting

At the November 17, 2020, virtual meeting, nominations for club officers were solicited, nominations were made and seconded, and the following officers-elect were elected to serve from December 1, 2020, through November 1, 2021:

Officers-Elect

Office Name Call
President Gary Sessums KC5QCN
Vice President Doug Marshall KK4QFR
Secretary Brian Lafferty KO4GMX
Treasurer Jack Person W2JWP
Activities Chairman Vacant N0CALL

Field Day 2020

Field Day 2020 scores are published in the December 2020 issue of QST. Arlington (VA) ARC had one entry and a score of 218.

Coming Hamfests

Recent Photos

Our Photos page shows recent photos.

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.