Have you heard? (President’s Message)
Please review the Meeting Minutes (dated October 15), from last months Membership meeting. You can find them via the menu on top "WHO WE ARE > Member Meetings > Meeting Minutes/ PDF Presentations"
There will be a vote on amending the By-Laws Item 3 related to membership dues at the January meeting.
To view the current ByLaws, please see "WHO WE ARE > Bylaws".
General Class classes will start January 11, 2016.
Details to be posted soon.
We will be helping with the MS Walk, on March 19th, 2016. Details to be posted with a sign-up page calling for volunteers, to be made available, soon.
• TVARC Ragchew
– Net meets 7 PM Monday
– 443.225 MHz (+5) PL 103.5 & Echolink at K4VRC-R
• QCWA Ragchew
– Net meets 10 AM Friday
– 443.150 MHz (+5) PL 103.5 & Echolink at K4LFK-R
– Net meets 8:30 PM Sunday
– 147.030 (+600) PL 123.0
• Sumter EMCOMM NET
– Net meets 8:30 PM Monday
– 146.925 (-600) PL 123.0
Event: SkyWarn – Storm Spotters Class (Basic)
Date: Thursday, January 7, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Emergency Operations Center – Sumter County, FL
1010 North Main Street, Bushnell, Florida 33513
Register: By e-mail to Gene at KI4LEH@gmail.com or call
If you like weather and you want to know a little more about what you see before and during storms, you will want to attend this class.
Also January 19, 2016, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Held at Fire Station 44 / EOC here in The Villages.
More information on that one soon.
-- Our Next Meeting --
No Meeting in December -- Holiday Party
December 17, 2015 Eisenhower Rec Center
6:00 PM Setup Volunteers arrive.
6:30 PM Party Time
8:30 PM Volunteers stick around for tear down, and clean up.
For Party Details Click here.
Except for December, the TVARC club meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 3560 Buena Vista Blvd., in The Villages. Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is invited to attend.
Emergency Communications Team
The ECT has been established to maintain information on members who are willing to be called upon during an emergency for communications assistance within The Villages. No training, no paperwork. Just give us your contact information and pertinent equipment. We have 43 volunteers and growing. . .
To sign up Click HERE
To Read about this Program, Click HERE.
Echolink Tips from Wayne Brown, N4FP. Click Here
2015 TVARC Antenna Guide Get Brad Castelli's, KN9B, presentation on antennas for The Villages. Click Here
TVARC QSL Cards are now available
For ordering information select WHO WE ARE above, then select Logo Items & TVARC QSLs. Or, just click HERE.
TVARC Reflector - Communicate with TVARC
Membership in TVARC is required. Send a request to join the reflector: Click HERE