PVRC December 2015

news of interest from the region!
Welcome to the Potomac Valley Radio Club Website.  This site is dedicated to Amateur Radio "Radio Sport" activities or contesting.  Please feel free to venture through our pages and history.  The latest newsletter,  December 2015 Newsletteretteretteretteretteretteretteretter   is available here or under the Reference button! 

Officers for 2015 - check the contacts page for full details.  President is Ethan Miller, K8GU; Vice President is Bud Governale, W3LL, Vice President is Tom Valenti, K3AJ, Secretary is Vic Culver, W4VIC and the Treasurer is Bill Hider, N3RR.

Current Contests

Current DX spots

News of interest from around the region!

  • November CQ WW DX CW contests.  Please remember to file your scores on the 3830 website above.

  • Tim Nitzberg, WX3B, has created a great presentation titled "2015 PVRC Sweepstakes Presentation".  Click here or on the pulldown menu under reference to view.

  • John Pescatore, K3TN, has created a new file called the ARRL Sweepstakes that gives one a general rundown on the constest.  Great document for beginners as well as a refresher for all of us.  Download the file here! or on the pulldown menu under reference to view.

  • Nominations for PVRC 2016 Officers are as follows:

    • President - Ethan Miller, K8GU

    • Vice President -Bud Governale, W3LL

    • Vice Presidnet -Tom Valenti, K3AJ

    • Secretary - Tim Shoppa, N3QE

    • Treasurer - Bill Hider, N3RR

The PVRC CONTEST COOKBOOK by K3TN, K0DQ, K3ZO and N3JT has been updated.  The original edition was created in 1994.  Take a look, use it to increase your contest scores - and if you have any hints/kinks/ideas of your own to add then send them to K3TN to continue this as a living document.  Click here to download or look under the Reference tab if needed in the future

Officers and contacts are now listed under the Reference Button above with menu item PVRC Reference!

Donations to PVRC are not tax deductible

Potomac Valley Radio Club 2015