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Amateur radio operators learn CW at the Delaware Valley Radio Association

Bob Hecht, N3AAK (seated at table) teaches CW to members of the Delaware Valley Radio Association on March 18, 2019. Video credit Cliff Green, WA2TMF.

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DVRA draws 45 attendees for A PRAGMATIC INTRODUCTION TO FT8 presented by Mike Rauch K2VPX

The March 13th, 2019 monthly meeting of the Delaware Valley Radio Association in West Trenton, New Jersey drew 45 attendees for A PRAGMATIC INTRODUCTION TO FT8 presented by Mike Rauch, K2VPX.

Mike explained the popularity of FT8 when band conditions are poor for SSB voice,

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March 13th Monthly Meeting

Mike Rauch K2VPX

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting will feature a presentation titled FT8 – A Pragmatic Introduction to FT8 by Mike Rauch K2VPX.

Open to both members and non-members. Feel free to join for all or part of the meeting.

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DVRA calls members to submit stories and standalone photographs for club website

Matt, KD2OTG | 2019 DVRA Public Information Officer

If you’re anything like me, what I find most satisfying about being involved with the DVRA is when I get to play a small part within a larger group of individuals who aren’t simply content watching the hobby evolve,

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Join us compete in the ARRL International DX Phone Contest Mar 1st through 3rd

Are you ready for 48 hours of fun?

The ARRL International DX Phone Contest (SSB) runs 0000 UTC Saturday Mar 2nd (7:00PM ET Friday Mar 1st) through 2359 UTC Sunday Mar 3rd (6:59PM ET Sunday Mar 3rd).

The goal is to work as many DX stations in as many DXCC entities as possible.

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Feb 13th Monthly Meeting

On Wednesday, February 13th 2019, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting will feature a presentation titled Finding Your Ham Roots by Martin Crabtree, W3PR.

Open to both members and non-members. Feel free to join for all or part of the meeting.

  • Combined Directors/Business Meeting from 6:30 to 7:15 PM
  • Social/refreshment period from 7:15 to 7:30 PM
  • Featured talk at 7:30 PM

Click for driving directions to our meeting space —

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39 scouts participated in the 2019 Radio Merit Badge event

We were excited to participate in the 2019 Boy Scouts of America Radio Merit Badge event held at The College of New Jersey on January 5, 2019. Participants included 39 Scouts, 5 adult Scouters, and 23 hams. This was the 14th year of this annual event, a joint operation of the Delaware Valley Radio Association,

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DVRA awarded Top Club for 2018 New Jersey QSO Party

The 2018 New Jersey QSO Party, sponsored by the Burlington County Radio Club K2TD, took place September 15th and 16th, 2018. Contest objectives were to contact as many NJ amateur radio operators in as many NJ counties as possible, and for NJ stations to contact as many amateur radio operators in the US,

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Prepare for your first amateur radio license exam in five sessions with help from the DVRA

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL, BUT WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO USE THE FORM BELOW TO INDICATE YOUR INTEREST.  THIS WILL HELP US PLAN AND COORDINATE FUTURE SESSIONS.

Interested to get started in the amateur radio hobby by earning your first license, the FCC Technician License? This January the Delaware Valley Radio Association (DVRA) is offering a preparation class leading up to the examination session on Saturday March 9th.

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Jan 9th Monthly Meeting

On Wednesday, January 9th 2019, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting will feature a presentation on “My experiences operating an amateur radio station from far off locations around the world” by Mike Gottfried, W2GEZ. Mike will discuss how signals propagate from remote locations and what the bands and regulations are like in the various regions (e.g.,

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