Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club

NEWS AND EVENTS

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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...

June 13, 2019

Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club Vice President Jim Tucker, (KB0QNW), is reminding all packet operators to keep packet alive by remembering to send a message to someone occasionally.  Our packet skills, like any other, can grow stale and rusty if we don't exercise them...

June 8, 2019

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club wound up their fund raising raffle event by setting up at Roswell Main Street's First Friday event.  The club raised some funds by selling raffle tickets for a gas grill at the Main Street event which gives shoppers and visitors the...

March 15, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12th, the National Weather Service's forecast for severe weather began to take shape around 3:00 PM.  The NWS had issued a tornado watch and at 4:19 PM Chaves County Skywarn Coordinator Jim Tucker called a severe weather net on the 147.320 repeater....

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