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KB7Q’s Moon Bounce Roadshow

On Wednesday, October 13th 2021, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE will feature a presentation titled “KB7Q’s Moon Bounce Roadshow” presented by Gene Shea, KB7Q.

After being in COVID lock down for almost a year, Gene, KB7Q was ready to get out and stretch his legs. 

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ARRL Volunteer Monitor Service

On Wednesday, September 8th 2021, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE will feature a presentation titled “ARRL Volunteer Monitor Service” presented by Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH.

Riley started his ham radio career in Rock Hill, South Carolina, in 1960, proceeded through law school to a career at the Federal Communications Commission,

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Building and using HF Mag Loop Antennas

On Wednesday, July 14th 2021, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE will feature a presentation titled “Building and using HF Mag Loop Antennas” presented by Bernard Robbins, ZL2BD.

Mag loops are becoming increasingly popular transmitting antennas in lower frequency HF Bands.

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Spy and Clandestine Radios

On Wednesday, June 9th 2021, Al Klase, N3FRQ, New Jersey Antique Radio Club (http://www.njarc.org/) Coordinator and Radio Technology Museum (http://www.rtm.ar88.net/) Historian will be presenting to the DVRA members (HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE) “Spy and Clandestine Radios”.

World War II can be thought of as the first electronic war.

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The Art of the QSL & “The Quest” for DXCC and other Awards”

On Wednesday, May 12th 2021, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE will feature a presentation titled The Art of the QSL & “The Quest” for DXCC and other Awards”  presented by Greg Mauro, K3EA.

Greg (K3EA) was first licensed as a Novice in 1976,

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—– Understanding the Smith Chart ——

Robert Evans, N2LO will present “Smith Chart 98.6”. Robert was going to call it “Smith Chart 101”, but 101 exceeds present guidelines. So Smith Chart 98.6 it is. 🙂

The Smith chart, invented by Phillip H. Smith and independently by Mizuhashi Tosaku, is a graphical calculator or nomogram designed for electrical and electronics engineers specializing in radio frequency (RF) engineering to assist in solving problems with transmission lines and matching circuits.

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Sep 9th DVRA monthly meeting (VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE) features a presentation titled “An Introduction to RF Analysis” by Chris Tenev K2QFA

On Wednesday, September 9th 2020, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE will feature a presentation titled “An Introduction to RF Analysis” by Chris Tenev, K2QFA.

This talk will introduce the audience to the basics of the analysis,

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August Membership Meeting will feature the results of the DVRA Programs & Activities Survey.

Please join us Wednesday, August 12th 2020 for the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly membership meeting. This meeting will be HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE and will feature a discussion of the recent DVRA members survey.

The DVRA conducted a Programs and Activities Survey from March 3rd thru March 15th.

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Jul 8th DVRA monthly meeting (VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE) features a presentation on DUGA-3: “The Russian Woodpecker” by Cliff Green WA2TMF

DUGA-3, The USSR’s Over The Horizon Anti-Ballistic Radar System

On Wednesday, July 8th 2020, the Delaware Valley Radio Association monthly meeting HELD VIA VIRTUAL WEB CONFERENCE will feature a presentation on DUGA-3: “The Russian Woodpecker” by Cliff Green, WA2TMF.

A former top secret military object used by the Soviet Union,

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DVRA June meeting to be held on June 10th at 7pm via a web based teleconference

DVRA’s May meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 10th at 7PM via a web based teleconference.  Members should have received an email with instructions on how to join the teleconference.  If you are a member and did not receive the email please send a message to webmaster@w2zq.com

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