Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club

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April 27, 2020

During the Yucca Two Meter Net on Sunday night, the subject of DMR simplex was brought up.  With the recent addition of two DMR repeaters within reach of Roswell, many area hams have purchased DMR radios and hot spots, but just a few have utilized DMR on simplex.  It w...

April 22, 2020

The National Weather Service will hold Skywarn storm spotter training classes via the internet.  The class will be begin at 6:00 PM and run until 8:00 PM on Thursday, April the 30th.  To register for the class, follow the following link. https://register.gotowebin...

April 5, 2020

Today was the PVARC's first on-line business meeting prompted by the Governor's Stay At Home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The club successfully used Zoom to allow attendees to exchange verbal ideas and responses while being able to see each other.  Prio...

April 5, 2020

During Friday's Yucca Two Meter Net, repeater owner Gary Babcock, W5GNB, announced that the machine used for the nightly net on 147.320 MHz was all new.  The old repeater had suffered a series of ills over the years, so Gary decided it was time for a replacement.  The...

March 29, 2020

Jay King, W2AFE, held an impromptu video conferencing meeting at this Saturday's PVARC coffee clatch.  The popularity of the video conferencing app used by many groups to conduct face to face meetings has exploded recently due to social distancing restrictions brought...

March 20, 2020

You might say the first 'phase' of Chaves County's Emergency Operations Center Amateur Radio Communications Room is complete.  Chaves County ARES/Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club members Dan Musgrave, Jim Tucker and James Tucker installed an Icom ID-5100A VHF/UHF/D-Star...

March 18, 2020

Officers of the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club announced today that the club would postpone or cancel normally scheduled meetings and events in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Health officials have advised the public to consider banning all public gatherings to he...

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...

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