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Memories of ARRL Field Day 2018

The DVRA Field Day event on June 23rd and 24th 2018 was a great effort by many club members, long time friends, and several members of the public that walked up. The weather was forecast to be challenging, however the rain held off until after the initial setup was completed Friday evening and only our security team was impacted.

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DVRA members visit W1AW

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Memories of August 2016 Shack Remodel

The entire remodel took place between August 13 and September 03.

General Shack Design

  • Two operating positions separated buy partitions with some sort of acoustic sound reduction. Operating tables/desks will be movable to provide for rear access for cabling
  • Meeting Area
  • Minimal solder/repair area for minor repairs
  • Relocation and consolidation of 2 meter repeater equipment

Construction Tasks

  • Removal of all equipment and items to a temporary storage POD
  • Dismantle and remove existing operating table and work bench
  • Replace all ceiling tiles
  • Paint all walls and add acoustic tiles in strategic places isolate sound
  • Install new flooring over existing floor
  • Consolidate 2m repeater equipment

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Memories of the Aug 2016 Summer Picnic

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Memories of ARRL Field Day 2016

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ARRL Field Day 2016 Promo Video

 

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Memories of ARRL Field Day 2015

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AA2F Don Wright awarded the 2015 ARRL Amateur Radio Service to Scouting Award

70 Year Scouter and ARRL’s 2003 Herb S. Brier Instructor of the Year Don Wright, AA2F (left) is presented with the new ARRL Amateur Radio Service to Scouting Award by Gary Wilson, K2GW, Southern New Jersey Assistant Section Manager. The presentation was made at the Mercer Area District Recognition Dinner,

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A History of the Delaware Valley Radio Association

In 2005, the DVRA celebrated its 75th Anniversary. Like most anniversaries, people like to reflect on the past and the things that have happened over the years. As I began my search for information, I came across one glaring question. If the DVRA logo stated that the club was established in 1930,

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History of the Distinguished Pepper Net

Here is a history of the Pepper Net as told by Sid Dietz W2DE (SK) in 2002.

“The Distinguished Pepper Net” It’s Beginning, History, etc.

The Pepper Net began around 1960 and was organized by Amandus (B.B.) Wenzel W2HX, Cesar Arena W2SVV & Robert Cline WA2TNS for the purpose of enticing another Amateur Radio Operator Dr.

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