Welcome to the VBARC website
The Virginia Beach ARC is a full service "ham radio"
club covering all aspects of the hobby. Visit the Public Service
page to find all of the events that we support in the city. Visit
the Admin page to find all the details of the club from Bylaws to
officers. The History page looks at the events from the past.
The membership page offers full details on joining VBARC and membership
The next meeting of VBARC is Thursday
This is a regular meeting and will be held at St Andrews Church on the
corner of Princess Anne Rd and Tuscon Lane. The meeting will start
at 7:30 PM>
The next Board of
Directors meeting will be Wednesday, August 12th, at the VBARC Beach Shack,
3469 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach at
7:00 PM. Click
below for a map to the BOD meeting.
Click here for a map to Ocean Park
Rescue - THE VBARC BEACH SHACK
is nothing special planned during the month
of August. The membership meeting will have two speakers in the SIGMA
format. The programs will be about indoor antennas and ?.
QRP Saturdays on
the Beach will resume September 12th.
The next Public Service
event is the Mud Run on August 8th Looking for a several people to help. Contact Tom, WS9B, or Terry, KA8TNF, via
firstname.lastname@example.org to help.
Local repeaters are controlled by the Virginia
Beach Emergency Amateur Repeater Society or VBEARS. Repeaters are
available on 146.970, 146.895 and 444.950. Please check the VBEARS page
for full details of all repeaters in the region. If you are using the
repeaters and have problems please address your issues to the Manager of the
repeater via email here.
Upcoming Hamfests and
Swapfests in VA.
Aug 1 -
Roanoke Hamfest 2015 by the
Roanoke Valley ARC - Western Va
Aug 2 - 65th
Annual Berryville Hamfest by the
ARC - Northern Va
Sept 9 - VA
Beach Hamfest & Va Section Convention by
Tidewater Radio Conventions