Recent Activities


DVRA Mobile Fox Hunt – July 7, 2024

DVRA will host another fine Mobile Fox Hunting Session of the 2024 season.  Join Huntmaster Glen, NK1N, for this event Sunday, July 7 at 9:00am ET.  Hunts are usually done by 12:00 noon. The starting point for this hunt is the Chapin School


Operating HF like a Pro – Seminar held on June 29th

The DVRA had another exciting and informative seminar at the DVRA shack held on June 29th at 10am. Here is a link the the presenation: Learn to talk on HF like a Boss! Want to take advantage of your Technician


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


EME (“Moonbounce”) Training Sessions held on July 6th at the shack

On Saturday mornings, on July 6, hands-on training was available for club members interested in learning the capabilities of our Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) station. Attendees examined and asked questions about all the important equipment, both hardware and software. Some simple radio


DVRA IARU-Style Fox Hunt Report – 6/1/2024

Glen, NK1N  –  James, KB2FCV  –  Chris, WA2SEM  –  Ben, KC3VVA  –  Ryan, K2RPH  –  Masen  –  Bill, W2WZ Rich, KD2CQ Photo Well, the weather we ordered for June 1st was delivered on time and DVRA conducted a terrific fox hunt


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


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 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


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


DVRA IARU-Style Fox Hunt – May 5, 2024

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


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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