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| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wednesdays at 9 p.m. W4AVA repeater, 146.625 MHz (-600) tone 107.2. All Amateur Radio operators are welcome to participate in the net.

2017 Marine Corps Marathon

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The signup for hams for the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon is OPEN! The Arlington Radio Service Club has participated for many years in the Marine Corps Marathon. We encourage any member of our club (or non-member ham) who is able to help out to do so. The Marathon will be held on the 22nd of October, 2017. […]

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The signup for hams for the 41st Marine Corps Marathon is OPEN! The Arlington Radio Service Club has participated for many years in the Marine Corps Marathon. We encourage any member of our club (or non-member ham) who is able to help out to do so. The Marathon will be held on the 30th of […]

Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) 2015 Update

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

0300 is a time when most people are sound asleep. But not the intrepid Arlington County RACES members who volunteered this year to support the 40th Marine Corps Marathon. Up early, organized, and on station in their role as EMS Liaison they were the link between the scores of Hams on the course who might […]

Register for the Marine Corps Marathon

| July 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The signup for hams for the 40th Marine Corps Marathon is OPEN! The Arlington Radio Service Club has participated for many years in the Marine Corps Marathon. We encourage any member of our club (or non-member ham) who is able to help out to do so. There are two locations where you have to sign […]

With Just a WSPR

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

We were just passed along a great article: With Just a WSPR by Dan Romanchik, KB6NU. If you’ve never read about WSPR, it’s a great way to see which bands are open. Read the snippet below regarding this mode and follow the link to read the full article. It’s really amazing what you can do […]

Ronald KJ6JZW in the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this year’s Marine Corps marathon, Ronald, KJ6JZW, acted as Arlington EMS Liaison.

It’s W4AVA’s 10th Birthday!

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

10 Years ago, Arlington County RACES was formed and along with it, W4AVA was registered with the FCC. Through the support of our county and the work of our most active club members, we are now the proud caretakers of our Nation’s Capital’s most powerful and widest area coverage repeater system!    

Join the 57th Jamboree on the Air This Saturday!

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Scout Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) is an on-air event centered around scouting. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other members of scouting work with ham radio mentors to make contacts on the air. This is one of the best ways to get the Amateur Radio merit badge. This world-wide event is in […]

King George County Repeater Work

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new repeater in the old cabinet… Significantly more sensitive than the old MFS5000 Motorola. Left to right: Steve, Dale, Wes, Dwayne. Northern Neck ARC repeater committee members. Pic taken by Dave Jordan, WA3GIN.

The Safe Way to Enjoy CW with your Wine

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments