Delaware Valley Radio Association


2024 ARRL International Digital Contest

The 2024 ARRL International Digital Contest is coming up on the weekend of June 1 – 2, from 2 PM local time on Saturday through 8 PM Sunday.  We will be operating once again from W2ZQ.  We garnered a 2nd place


DVRA IARU-Style Fox Hunt – June 1, 2024

It’s time to release the Foxes! ** New Venue ** DVRA will host its second IARU-Style Fox Hunting Session of the 2024 season.  IARU-Style is an on-foot fox hunt where multiple foxes are released into the woods for hunters to


EME (“Moonbounce”) Training Sessions

On Saturday mornings, starting at 10 AM on June 8 and 9 AM on July 6, hands-on training will be available for club members interested in learning the capabilities of our Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) station. You can examine and ask questions


2024 Annual ARRL Field Day – June 22-23rd

The DVRA will once again participate in the annual ARRL Field day.  The ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada.  On the fourth full weekend in June, thousands of radio amateurs gather


DVRA Nets are now on the 440 MHz repeater

The 440 repeater is situated at 840 feet on the tower adjacent to the Quaker Bridge Mall and provides an increased coverage area for our nets.  To access the repeater, set your receiver to 442.650 MHz with a +5 MHz


W2ZQ PARKS ON THE AIR ACTIVATION RESCHEDULED TO MAY 25

Due to a poor weather forecast for 5/18 and problematic band conditions thanks to solar CMEs, we are rescheduling our POTA activation to MAY 25 and changing the operating time to 2pm – 5pm to catch better band conditions. DVRA


Magic Band Revealed — 6 Meter DXing

On Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00PM, the Delaware Valley Radio Association’s monthly membership meeting featured a presentation on the “Magic Band Revealed — 6 Meter DXing”, given by Jim Wilson, K5ND. In person monthly meetings are held at Our Lady of


DVRA IARU-Style Fox Hunt Report – 5/5/2024

Rain was predicted for our first Sunday morning Fox Hunt but if you opted out due to the threatening weather, I’m sorry, you didn’t learn from last October’s event and … you missed another good one. Two hunters gathered at


Special Event Station to commemorate 1937 Hindenburg Disaster

Members of the DVRA, the Delaware Valley Radio Association, operated a Special Event Station to mark the 87th anniversary of the crash of the German airship Hindenburg, May 6, 1937 at Lakehurst, N.J. Operating under the call sign W2H, the


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