OLO R: The
March Newsletter is now available
Monday Night Public Service Net
to the 146.94 (PL tone 167.9) on Monday, January 6. Many thanks to the
Texas DX Society for the use of the 147.36 repeater during the time that the
94 repeater was out of service. Also, thank Pump Fawcett, WA5CYI , for
allowing BVARC to use the 94 repeater for many activities.
Houston Hamfest: March 22 at the Ft. Bend County Fairgrounds.
Email John Chauvin, email@example.com to
sign up as volunteer.
BVARC March Membership Meeting will be a joint
meeting of BVARC and TDXS. The meeting will be at 7:00 PM, March 13,
Tracy Gee Center, 3599 Westcenter Dr, Houston, TX 77042.
Bob (W5UQ) will present the 3DA0ET DXpedition to
Swaziland last November.
The CQ WW CW DX Contest occurred during the DXpedtion.
There were 13 operators, with about 8 capable CW ops.
The others were mainly SSB and/or RTTY ops.
swaziDX.org is still active. More info can be found on
There are pictures as well as a group picture on that
Board of Directors Location Change. BVARC Board
of Directors Meetings held each month on the 1st Thursday will not be at the
Fuddruker’s location. To begin in February on 2-6-14, The BVARC BoD meetings
will be held at Bayland Park 6400 Bissonet in the Bayland Park Community
Center in Southwest Houston. This move was made to better conduct BVARC BoD
club biz and get away from the loud food fellowship entertainment
Anyone wishing to contribute to
the repair and upgrade of the 146.94 repeater
may use the Paypal link in the right window on this page.
PARK RECREATION CENTER is off Eldridge Road just north of the West
Airport intersection. Here is an area map and a
detail map. (Doors open at
The club meets every month, usually on the second Thursday (7:30 PM) of the month, at the
Eldridge Park Conference Center (see above).
Also, BVARC members frequent the 146.94 (167.9) repeater and hold a Public Service Net every Monday
at 8 PM on 146.94 (167.9). In addition, BVARC sponsors a HF net on Wednesday nights. It meets on 3910 +/- 3 khz. This net is allows each member to comment on current events and includes club announcements.
The Brazos Valley Amateur Radio Club is a public service club serving Fort Bend County and Southwest Houston. The club was
founded in 1978 and has been active in social events, license classes,
administering amateur radio license tests. It provides support for city and
county emergency management communication operations. Members provide support
for many charitable events such as walks and bike rides.
|Real People to Contact:
||Ross Lawler, W5HFF,
||Randy Pugh, AA5OA,
||Bill Stone WS5H,
||John Chauvin, K5IZO, Editor
|VE Testing Things
||John Moore, KK5NU, VE
||Eddie Runner, NU5K
|Everything Else Things
||Cameron Mitchell, K5CAM
| ||Latest Members, Renewals or Changes || |
| ||Memberships Expiring Soon! || |
|Brazos Valley Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 2997, Sugar Land, TX 77487-2997
BVARC is an ARRL Special Services Club