BVARC Ice Cream Social
A BVARC tradition – Second Thursday In August

BVARC Ice Cream Social

BVARC Ice Cream Social


All you can eat

Great event for August

Blue Bell is Back!

Ice Cream makes people Happy!

All You can Eat

Large Monthly Club Meetings

Ham Radio License Testing

On The Air

Sunset at a Ham Radio event

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

Eating Schedule

Saturday Breakfast

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

Wednesday Lunch

10:30a.m. to 12:00Noon +, Murphy and Airport

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

With a quorum of in-person Duhacsek Park and on-line Zoom attendees, the following members were voted in for the 2022 Board of Directors:

President -- Mike Hardwick -- N5VCX
Treasurer -- Dave Ely -- N5EKW
2 Year at Large -- Anthony Morones - W5LIC
1 Year At Large -- Sheree Horton -- WM5N 
Thank you to all who attended, voted and ate chili provided by our wonderful chef's and hostesses Daphne Rawlinson and Luann Medbury. 



General Meeting
BVARC December Meeting -- To Be Announced

Board of Directors Meetings
Saturday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
(Meetings will be held via ZOOM unless notified otherwise)

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.


Meeting ID: 897 6536 7046

Passcode: 146.94

 Next  12-4-2021

VE Testing
Saturday 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM – Bayland Community Center
Testing will be held in Person – Mask Required (unless notified otherwise)
Must contact Mark Janzer to Schedule


BVARC Training and Education – Open to All Members and Non-Members
Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Bayland Community Center Mask Required (unless notified otherwise)

Must contact Mark Janzer to Schedule     or    832-875-0526     

 11-20-2021      12-18-2021

About BVARC  :
BVARC hits 300+ Members -- Now the largest club in Texas

Newest Life Members  :

Brian Shircliffe - AD5OS
Wesley Harris - W5WES
Mary Ann Pearce - KB5MVL
JC Luppens - KG5BBF
Brian Shircliffe - AD5OS
Ronald Bosch - KE4DRF
Keith Till - KG5MHF
Pete Norris - KJ5SS

Recent Silent Keys :

Tom Matthews - K5SAF
Clint Gilliland - N5FNA - SK
Beth Brown - N5PKW - SK
Andy MacAllister - W5ACM - SK
Tom Matthews - K5SAF - SK
Bud King - K5CEK - SK
Richard Hagerman - WB5SRN - SK

Club General Meetings

The club meets every month, usually on the second Thursday (7:30 PM) of the month, at the Sugar Land Imperial Park Recreation Center 234 Matladge Way, Sugarland TX 77478
Everyone Welcome

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

Stir Crazy Net

Every day Mon-Fri at noon (12pm) on the 146.94 (167.9) repeater is the now famous STIR CRAZY NET.

Monday Night Net

Every Monday 8PM on 146.94 repeater.  Tone:167.9

Wednesday Night Net

Rag chew net has been every Wed night at 7PM for decades... 3910 KHz +/-   

Slow Speed CW Net

Thursday Evenings at 8 PM on 7.090 +/- 5 KHz.

Contact John, K5LKJ,, for more info.

GHSN Simplex Net:

4th Thursday propagation net at 7:00 pm on 146.540 MHz simplex (w/o tones and an alternate frequency of 147.540 MHz).  Preceded at 6:15 by an informational educational Zoom meeting. Zoom link and updated information at 


Eddie - NU5K