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Find your ham roots by tracing the history of your call sign

Cover of the FALL 1937 Radio Amateur Call Book Magazine.

Martin Crabtree, W3PR | 2019 DVRA Director of Trainings & Examinations

These days, many hams choose to select their own call sign through the FCC’s vanity call sign program. In most cases, hams request call signs that are shorter than the 2 X 3 (call signs with two letters before the call area number and three letters after the number) they were first issued.

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DVRA seeks volunteer amateur radio operators for Apr 28 March of Dimes event

The Delaware Valley Radio Association is proud to support the March of Dimes / March for Babies event on Sunday April 28, 2019 from 9:00am – 11:00am at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, New Jersey.

Our volunteer operators will spend approximately two hours and be stationed along the 7 mile route within the park to provide communications support.

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Antenna Committee to hold first construction event, April 13th

The DVRA has a newly formed Antenna Committee with a focus on the
design, construction and installation of amateur radio antennas for club
members.  The two goals of the antenna committee
are to hold antenna construction events and to assist club members with antenna

1)   Hold one (or more) antenna construction events at club station

a.       Construct and test antennas for Field Day

b.      Construct and test antennas for members

The first construction event will be held on Saturday,

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