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Jan 8th DVRA monthly meeting features presentation titled “Modern Repeater Communications using WiresX”

Rory Shaffer NJ3U performs tower work at the Delaware Valley Radio Association in West Trenton, New Jersey. Photo courtesy Rory Shaffer.

Note: New meeting place due to construction renovations at Our Lady of Good Council Church.

On Wednesday, January 8th 2020, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting will feature a presentation titled Modern Repeater Communications using WiresX presented by Rory Shaffer,

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Jack Tatar K2WLD earns acceptance to the W2ZQ Operators Club

Jack Tatar K2WLD (Right) is presented a certificate commemorating his acceptance to the W2ZQ Operators Club. Dom Di Climente N3DD (Left), the current DVRA President, announced Jack’s acceptance at the December 11, 2019 membership meeting. Photo courtesy Matt Robb, KD2OTG.

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W2T and W2P special event stations run Dec 26th through Jan 5th

Special QSLs and certificate available for these two events!

  • W2T will be on the air from Dec 26th to Dec 30th, 2019
  • W2P will be on the air from Dec 31st to Jan 5th, 2020
  • Find us on SSB near 14.225 and 7.175
  • We may pop up on other modes and bands,

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Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) antenna update at the DVRA

Paul Andrews, W2HRO (left) installs the azimuth and elevation actuators while Cliff Green, WA2TMF gets a closer look at a long connecting rod that can be used in the future for mounting a satellite antenna. November 26, 2019. Photo courtesy Matt Robb KD2OTG.

A close-up look at the azimuth and elevation actuators.

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Dec 11th DVRA monthly meeting features our year-end member holiday party

Note: New meeting place due to construction renovations at Our Lady of Good Council Church.

On Wednesday, December 11th 2019, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting will feature our year-end member holiday party.

Open to members, closed to visitors.

  • Combined Directors/Business Meeting from 6:30 to 6:45 PM
  • Potluck holiday party from 6:45 to 8:30 PM

Please click here to RSVP and to communicate your potluck contribution.

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Join us compete in the ARRL November Sweepstakes Contest Nov 16-17

ARRL November Sweepstakes Logo

The ARRL November Sweepstakes (SSB) is THIS weekend and W2ZQ is ready!

The goal of this contest is to work as many US amateurs as possible in as many ARRL (and RAC/VE) sections as possible.  We will be running as Multiop, Single Transmitter class as there is no multi transmitter class. 

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Nov 13th DVRA monthly meeting features presentation titled “Earth-Moon-Earth Communications”

There is nothing better than working moon bounce on Father’s Day in your pajamas.

Note: New meeting place due to construction renovations at Our Lady of Good Council Church.

On Wednesday, November 13th 2019, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting will feature a presentation titled Earth-Moon-Earth Communications presented by Paul Andrews,

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Photos from the 2019 CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest at the Delaware Valley Radio Association.

Greg Mauro, K3EA, operates SSB voice on 20 and 40 meters during the 2019 CQWW DX SSB Contest at the Delaware Valley Radio Association – W2ZQ club station on Sunday, October 27th. Photo courtesy Anthony Giancarli, KD2NHG.

Anthony Giancarli, KD2NHG, operates SSB voice on 10 and 20 meters during the 2019 CQWW DX SSB Contest at the Delaware Valley Radio Association – W2ZQ club station on Sunday,

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Join us compete in the CQ World Wide DX Contest Oct 26-27 UTC

CQ World Wide DX Contest Logo

The CQ World Wide DX Contest is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves on the last weekend of October (SSB) with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

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Photos from the 2019 NJ QSO party at the Delaware Valley Radio Association

Tullio Dellaquila, K2PCG, operates SSB voice on 40 meters during the 2019 NJ QSO party at the Delaware Valley Radio Association – W2ZQ club station.  Photo courtesy Matt Robb, KD2OTG.

Hy Gold, AB2VG, operates SSB voice on 40 meters during the 2019 NJ QSO party at the Delaware Valley Radio Association –

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