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About This Club

The Vic Clark Chapter 91 of the Quarter Century Wireless Association serves the Washington, D. C. area. Our chapter usually meets once per month on the third Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Usually we meet at Glory Days Grill in Fairfax, Virginia, but check the club calendar for changes. We may have a speaker, take a field trip, have a picnic, or just have a social gathering. Visitors are welcome.
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  2. Hope you'll join us for a discussion by Chris, W2PA, a noted Amateur Radio Historian. Meeting is Sat, May 15th, at 1130 on Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT09 Our topic is: "Where Did the Bands Come From?" This is a historical look at the early days of radio during which several aspects of amateur radio were established that survive to the present day. This includes, the HF bands (particularly 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters), call sign formats, QSLs, operating practices, and equipment characteristics. Many of these things ta
  3. Last year I was #18 in the 4th call area! Woo Hoo!
  4. Our April meeting will NOT be our customary 3rd Saturday of the Month (Apr 17th), but rather we are asking you to consider joining the ARRL VA Section Convention, which is Saturday, 24 Apr starting at 9am. The schedule is at: VA_Sect_Convention_2021 Track Schedule and Zoom Links - Google Drive The convention will host 3 simultaneous tracks: 1) Ham radio boot camp, 2) tho topics, and 3) Auxiliary Communications. You can slip in and out of any session in any track as you wish. The URLs for the 3 tracks will be shortly posted, on the schedule above. See you for a meeting on May
  5. Instead of our meeting on March 20th, we invite all Ch 91 members to work the QCWA and VA QSO Parties. Likewise in April, we're going to join the VWS as they host the ARRL VA Section Convention on Apr 24th.
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    This file is used by net control for conducting the Sunday morning net
  7. Join QCWA Ch 91 members for our first meeting of the new year on Saturday January 16th at 1130 via Zoom. Kerry, WA4BQM will join us again to talk about solar impacts on HF propagation, and updates on the Solar Cycle 25. The Zoom link is: https://zoom.us/j/968580533
  8. Monthly Meeting details coming. https://zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT09
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    Annual Holiday Party via ZOOM at https://zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT09
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    Tour of the amateur radio station at Heritage Hunt over 50 retirement center. This meeting will also be our annual Election of Officers. via ZOOM https://zoom.us/j/968580533?pwd=QUJPWHh2ZWpOcW9TNVdyUjdFMWw2QT09
  11. Our Sunday Net meets every week at 9:00 am on 146.685 (neg offset, 110.9 Hz CTCSS). All are welcome.
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    As presented at the Aug 15 2020 meeting
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    Dean, KK4DAS presented a talk on the modern aspects of homebrewing, and the tie to the Maker Community.
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    Ben Mills, N4CV returns to QCWA Ch 91 to update the Chapter of Digital Mobile Radio.
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    Presentation by Roy Schmiesing, KT6B, on learning opportunities in Fairfax County from April 18, 2020 meeting.
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    Presentation slides by Lee Garlock, KD4RE, from the 15 February 2020 meeting.
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  18. Regular club meeting. We will be planning the 2020 meeting programs. Bring your ideas and suggestions for speakers, topics and activities that interest you.
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