Welcome to the VB ARC website - Home of W4UG!
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 Christmas Dinner meeting and will be held at the Providence
Grill in the Providence Shopping Cener, corner of Kempsville Rd and
Providence Rd in VA Beach. The meeting will start
at 7:00 PM.
The next Board of
Directors meeting will be Saurday, January 16th, at the VBARC Beach Shack,
3469 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach at
9:00 AM. This will be a 2016 Planning Session. Click
below for a map to the BOD meeting.
Click here for a map to Ocean Park
Rescue - THE VBARC BEACH SHACK
At the November meeting we held Ham Camp
which proved to be very popular with timely topics such as Digital and
QSL'ing. Look for more of these in the future.
on the Beach will return in the March of 2016.
We are looking for Officers
for 2016. If you are interested in becoming a Director or Officer
please see one of the current officers to throw you name into the mix.
Public Service event is the Harbor Lights Weekend. Looking for a several people to help. Contact Tom, WS9B, or Terry, KA8TNF, via email@example.com to help.
Local repeaters are controlled by
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.
Key nets on
the 146.97 repeater are: The ARES Net every Tuesday Night at 8:00pm and
the Hampton Roads Service Net on 146.97 at 9:00 pm every night.
meeting on the 3rd is a dinner meeting at the Providence Grill.