The club will participate in the 2020 Virginia QSO Party from their local club venue or from their home QTH. This activity replaces our usual get together at Glory Days Grill.
We will meet again at Glory Days Grill at 11:30 on April 18th for a presentation on local senior learning possibilities.
We will once again meet on zoom. Exploring alternative solutions for operating a HF station from retirement communities, assisted living locations and other locations dictated by elder living adjustments. We will learn about some specific solutions available in local retirement and similar situations. We may all have to adjust to a different hamshack situation at sometime. Our meeting will discuss a few solutions.
Zoom link is: https://zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT
We will meet once again at Glory Days Grill in PanAm shopping center (near microcenter) at 11:30am for lunch. Our program will be a presentation on NEC (4NEC2) software for antenna modelling. Get all the tips and tricks. Come eat, laugh and learn. See you there.
Please join us on the 18th as a social meeting, and we’ll use our time to develop our 2020 program. Bring your ideas and suggestions for speakers, topics and activities that interest you. Also, 2020 dues are due, so if you haven't done so already, please consider paying your dues at the meeting
Doug, AK4AO, will demo the features of our new club space on hamcommunity.com. Some of the new features include:
-- New ways to access the Blog, where meeting announcements and other general interest items are posted by the club leadership,
-- New photo albums of club events, to which members may contribute without going through a webmaster,
-- A discussion area that allows posts and polls, and
-- A chat room.
Venue: Glory Days, Fairfax on Saturday,
Presenter: Brendan O’Neill KM4HRR
Emergency Coordinator & Net Manager - Fairfax County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES)
Radio Officer - Fairfax County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
Presenter: Gary Sessums, KC5QCN and AFA3GS (MARS)
ARES Emergency Coordinator for Arlington County
Our April 18th meeting will be held via Zoom Meeting, courtesy of VWS, and their Zoom Meeting account. We will send each of you a link that you can click and it will bring you directly into the meeting "waiting room". We will use Zoom for April and May and revisit then regarding if it's safe to venture back to Glory Days in June and beyond. If you don't receive an email please contact Mike at: aimonema <at> aol <dot> com.
Our meeting on Saturday, April 18th, at 1130am will b
We had planned for our first ever Spring Picnic but --- now in May we will once again meet electronically on Zoom. Details will be forwarded to members by email in May. Our discussion topic is — Operating Abroad. Participants will share their experiences with getting licensed and operating outside the United States, what gear they used, antennas and personal experiences. Our April meeting on Zoom was a success with a nice group of check-ins -- some regular luncheon attendees and several folks w
For June 20th: the title is: “Making Contacts via Digital Mobile Radio” Ben, N4CV will return to QCWA and re-introduce us to the power and flexibility of Digital Mobile Radio. Bring your DMR and join the list of contacts to be made. If your DMR isn’t set up, let us before hand by contacting Mike at email@example.com. See you all at 1130 via Zoom!
The Zoom link is: https://zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT09 and need be, the Meeting ID is: 968 580 533, and passwor
“Homebrewing – the original Maker Community” Dean, KK4DAS will join us for a talk on the emerging interest by newer ham radio operators to build their own radio equipment. He’ll describe some of the interesting projects he, and some of his friends in the “Maker Community” are doing, and his enjoyment when he achieves the “Joy of Oscillation”
The meeting will be held via Zoom and the log in is to: https://zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT09
Our September monthly meeting, on Saturday, Sep 19th starting at 1130, will again be via Zoom, and the link to join is:
We are co-hosting the meeting w/ the Vienna Wireless Society, so we should have a great crowd. We cancelled the formal program, by Professor Marconi himself who was planning to present 87 fuzzy black and white vu graphs describing, using differential equations (and quantum theory), how the ionosphere wo
Our October ZOOM meeting will begin at !!:30 and our featured speaker will be Lee Garlock - KD4RE (radio engineer). He will give us the ins and outs of Software Defined Radio (SDR).. Is this the new wave for ham radio?