Sunset at a Ham Radio event

Large Monthly Club Meetings

Ham Radio License Testing

On The Air

Many Good Eating events!

Operating from the Submarine! Museum Ship Weekend

BVARC Operating Events

Tracking Ham Radio Balloons

Operating Event

All night Club Event

Field Day Setup

Annual Hamfest

BVARC puts on a big hamfest every year

Ice Cream Social

Ham Radio Balloon Launch

Setting Up Antennas for an event


Eddie – NU5k

Eating Schedule

Saturday Breakfast

7:00a.m., SW Freeway inbound service road, near Kirkwood.

Wednesday Lunch

10:30a.m. to 12:00Noon +, South Post Oak Road, just south of the I-610 Loop in Meyer Park Shopping Center.

11:30a.m., SW corner Westheimer at Gessner.

IN COLOR The  December newsletter is available.



Thursday, December 14th, 2017 7:30pm, 421 Eldridge

It’s Homebrew Night at BVARC – bring your project(s) large or small. Describe to BVARC what it is, how it works, and does it work. You might also describe what new things you learned. A group build of the historic QRP rig the NORCAL 40A is also in the works – boards and matched crystals (for the IF filters) will be available at the meeting.

See related articles within this issue of the BEACON, both referring to the 100 Gift Certificate for Gigaparts.

January Awards Banquet: Jan 12th 2018 Friday
Once things are finalized Banquet tickets should be available for purchase on this website.

Houston Hamfest 2018
March 16 and 17 2018
We need volunteers NOW for the hamfest!

NOTE: Dates for 2017 Board of Directors Meetings have been set as follows:

December 9
Meetings are open to all, and Club Members are encouraged to attend and be engaged in Club governance.

Monday Night Net

Public Service Net
Monday night on 146.94 (167.9) at 8:00 PM

Wednesday Night Net

Rag Chew Net
3910 KHz +/-3KHz Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.

Bvarc Meetings

Club General Meetings

The club meets every month, usually on the second Thursday (7:30 PM) of the month, at the Sugar Land Masonic Lodge 421 Eldridge Rd, Sugarland TX 77478

Board Meetings

Business Meetings

The BVARC (Business Meetings) Board of Directors meetings will be held at Bayland Park 6400 Bissonnet in the Bayland Park Community Center in Southwest Houston.. Meetings will be at 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM on the Saturday before the second Thursday of each month.
All Members welcome