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Amateur Radios from the Past: The Index Labs QRP++

Mario Filippi, N2HUN | 2019 DVRA Physical Plant Co-Director

The Index Labs QRP ++ was an intriguing little radio manufactured back in the mid-‘90’s by Index Labs of Gig Harbor, WA.  For those interested in QRP (low power operating, generally less than five watts output) this transceiver filled the bill perfectly. 

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Anthony KD2NHG climbs a tree to replace a 40/20 meter fan dipole

DVRA member Anthony KD2NHG climbing a tree to replace a 40/20 meter fan dipole. Photo courtesy of Cliff Green WA2TMF. November 2019.

One benefit to being a member of the Delaware Valley Radio Association is access to the Antenna Committee, a group of members focused on the design,

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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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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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Gary Wilson K2GW earns acceptance to the W2ZQ Operators Club

Gary Wilson K2GW (Left) is presented a certificate commemorating his acceptance to the W2ZQ Operators Club. Dom DiClimente N3DD (Right), the current DVRA President, announced Gary’s acceptance at the October 2, 2019 membership meeting. Photo courtesy Matt Robb, KD2OTG.

Gary Wilson K2GW is the newest DVRA club member to earn acceptance to the W2ZQ Operators Club.

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DVRA member Paul Andrews W2HRO audio interview with ‘QSO Today’

Amateur radio operator Paul Andrews, W2HRO, operates dockside in Squam Lake, NH. Photo courtesy Paul Andrews.

DVRA member Paul Andrews W2HRO was recently interviewed by QSO Today. Here is link to the interview audio.

In the hour-long audio interview,

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DVRA member Mike Daly, KC2SBR, provided radio support for Habitat for Humanity walk

Mike Daly, KC2SBR, volunteered to provide radio support for the Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity walk on September 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of Mike Daly.

On September 7, 2019, DVRA member Mike Daly KC2SBR volunteered as a radio operator to provide support for the annual family fun walk supporting Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity in Lavallette,

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QRP 5 watts from Corolla NC

Cliff Green WA2TMF operates QRP 5 watts with his FT-818 and homebrew 40m vertical and 20m hamstick dipole in Corolla, NC (Outer Banks). Cliff worked 6 EU countries and 10 USA across phone and CW. Photo courtesy Cliff Green.

Cliff Green WA2TMF operates QRP 5 watts with his FT-818 and homebrew 40m vertical and 20m hamstick dipole in Corolla,

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DVRA congratulates member Roger Ding, KD2FDT, for completion of ARRL Emergency Communications training

Roger Ding, KD2FDT, pictured at the 2018 Delaware Valley Radio Association year-end holiday party.

The DVRA Executive Committee and Directors wish to congratulate our member, Roger Ding, KD2FDT, for his recent accomplishment and recognition by the American Radio Relay League for completing the ARRL Introduction to Emergency Communications training course,

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Bob Hecht, N3AAK, recognized by DVRA for outcome of Spring 2019 CW Training Program

Bob Hecht, N3AAK (left) receives a certificate of appreciation on June 12, 2019 from DVRA Program Director Cliff Green, WA2TMF, for his efforts in preparation, commitment, and outcome of the Spring 2019 CW Training Program. Photo courtesy Matt Robb, KD2OTG

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