Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club

NEWS AND EVENTS

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Recent Posts

January 27, 2020

Saturday, January the 25th started out as a nice, sunny and mild winter day for the Pecos Valley, and a perfect day for a Winter Field Day event.  PVARC members Gerald Cox, Jim Tucker and Jay King set out to Bottomless Lakes State Park to enjoy the day and make a few c...

December 31, 2019

The PVARC's raffle tickets are now available, and club members wishing to sell some can contact Gerald Cox at 575 840-8586 for a booklet.  The tickets sell for $10.00 each and the winner will receive a $500.00 gift certificate from Zia Guns.  The drawing will be held a...

November 17, 2019

Chaves County Emergency Management and Chaves County ARES/PVARC have had a long-time working relationship and the EOC amateur radio project began to take shape several months ago as Southwestern Wireless technicians installed two amateur radio antennas on Roswell's com...

November 3, 2019

Immediately following the Yucca Two Meter Net, the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will host the Alien City Roundtable on Sunday evenings.  The new HF gathering will begin at 1930 hours Mountain Time beginning November the 3rd.  The net will start on 28.4 MHz USB givin...

October 31, 2019

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club and Chaves County ARES conducted an exercise on Saturday, October the 26th which was named after and dedicated to long time club member Phyllis Sherwoord.

Dubbed the KE5TYI Tin Can, the purpose of the exercise was to determine if comm...

October 25, 2019

Nathan Babcock, owner and licensee of DMR repeater 310489, announced today that the Hytera RD982 repeater, which has been in service east of Roswell since it's inception in January of this year, has been replaced with a Motorola XPR8400.  Nathan believes the Hytera wil...

October 25, 2019

PVARC member Phyllis Sherwood, (KE5TYI), went Silent Key on Saturday morning, October the 19th, 2019. Phyllis had been a member of the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club for many years as well as a regular Net Controller on the Yucca Two Meter Net. Phyllis, along with her...

October 24, 2019

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club was recently awarded the go ahead on installation of an antenna assembly at their club headquarters located at 403 N. Richardson in Roswell.  When a regular Saturday morning coffee discussion turned into a quorum, it was voted to pur...

October 13, 2019

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club hosted their quarterly VE Testing session today with all three of the candidates passing their exams.  Congratulations to Ken Swinney of Hobbs, (pictured below), for passing his Technician class test,

to Steven Rushing of Carlsbad, (b...

September 11, 2019

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club will be conducting an emergency exercise known as Operation Tin Can.  The goal of the exercise is to attempt three modes of successful communications between numerous, critical locations across the city of Roswell were the need to ar...

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