Upcoming Events

Field Day

Field Day 2023 is being held at the Rockingham County Fair Grounds on June 24-25. This is a joint effort by the Massanutten Amateur Radio Association and thhe Valley Amateur Radio association. We will start setting up on Friday June 23. We will be operating a 3A (Phone, CW, Digital) with GOTA and VHF/UYHF/6m stations. Everyone is invited to help us set-up, enjoy the pot luck dinner, work the radios and help tear down.

Tentative Agenda – will be updated later in May

  • Friday 9:00 DST, 1300 UTC – Orientation and begin set-up
  • Friday 18:00 DST, 2200 UTC – Pot Luck dinner – no set-up Friday evening to meet Field Day Rules
  • Saturday 12:00 DST, 1600 UTC – Meet to confirm operations and finish set-up as necessary
  • Saturday 14:00, 1800 UTC – Begin Field day activities
  • Sunday 13:59 – 1759 UTC Cease operations and begin tear-down. Note: We are limited to 24 hours of operation since we will be setting up before 18:00 UTC Saturday
  • Call-in: 145.130 Repeater
  • On-Site – 146.490 Simplex

Here is some information on upcoming Hamfests:

Here are some upcoming hamfests:

June 3rd – W4OVH Ole Virginia Tailgate Manassas Park VA https://w4ovh.net/tailgate/

August 5th – Roanoke Hamefest Vinton VA https://roanokehamfest.info/

August 6th – Berryville Hamfest https://berryvillehamfest.com/

Here is some information on VOTA (Volunteers on the Air) special event stations:

Here is some information on special event stations:

The 13 Colonies Special Event is one of the biggest and most popular special event.

Details at http://www.13colonies.us/

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