News

  1. Corporate Cup (5/16/2022) - CVARC will be providing radio support again this year for the Corporate Cup race this Thursday, May 19, 2022. THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2019 at STATE HOUSE LAWN Race Time: 6:00 p.m.Event info is at: https://www.vcccsar.org/ We meet on State House steps at 5:00 to organize and plan locations.  The race usually lasts for an hour and a half.We would like to invite you to operate on the course with us. Please let Fred Doten know if you are interested in assisting this ... Read more
  2. Foxhunt and club news (9/17/2021) - Hi all, Just a reminder that our monthly foxhunt will be held tomorrow, September 18th in Washington County. The fox will be on the air by 10am – see our foxhunt info page for more. Good luck! Due to COVID concerns, we will not be holding a VE session at the end of this month. ... Read more
  3. Foxhunt tomorrow 8/28 (8/27/2021) - Hi all, Just a friendly reminder that we will be holding another Foxhunt in Washington County, starting tomorrow at 10am. We hope you can make it! Visit our foxhunt page for more information:https://w1bd.net/foxhunt/ 73,-Patrick, KC1DPMCVARC President
  4. July 2021 Meeting (7/1/2021) - Hi all, Just wanted to give a quick update on the intent for next week. I had mentioned at Field Day that I was going to cancel the July meeting and regroup in person in August. However, there is much to talk about, so I’ve decided to hold an in-person meeting at 15 4th street, ... Read more
  5. Field Day 2021 (6/24/2021) - I’m happy to announce that CVARC will be hosting an in-person field day event this year! We’ll be at the Barre Rec field, 46 Websterville Road. The plan is to run W1BD as a 3A station on emergency power, plus a GOTA station kindly supported by N1LED (LEDdynamics Amateur Radio Club). Those who are fully ... Read more
  6. Meeting 4/7 (4/7/2021) - Hi all, Here is the meeting link for tonight: https://meet.jit.si/W1BD-CVARC-Meeting We’ll be discussing officer election results, foxhunting, and field day plans. 73,-Patrick, KC1DPM
  7. Next foxhunt planned for end of January (1/10/2021) - Hi all, We are planning a foxhunt for January 30th, this time in Orange county. We hope you can make it! See the ‘foxhunt’ page of our website for details: https://w1bd.net/foxhunt/ 73,-Patrick, KC1DPMCVARC President
  8. January 2021 meeting – plans going forward, topics for presentation (1/6/2021) - Happy new year! I hope everyone is doing well and managed to enjoy the holidays. Here is the meeting link for tonight:https://meet.jit.si/W1BD-CVARC-Meeting We’ll be discussing plans for the club going forward this year, ideas for events, as well as presentation topics. See you tonight!73,-Patrick, KC1DPMCVARC President
  9. Repeater System Update (11/29/2020) - Hello all, Last month, a vote was cast to link the Williamstown repeater back into the larger system of VHF repeaters, comprised of W1BD Cabot, K1VIT Lincoln Peak, and W1AAK Killington (146.88). Williamstown (W1BD)Yesterday, after correcting a receiver de-sense issue on the link radio, the link was once again enabled and tested, performing quite well ... Read more
  10. November 2020 meeting (11/4/2020) - Good afternoon all, Here is the Jitsi Link for our meeting tonight at 6pm: https://meet.jit.si/W1BD-CVARC-Meeting The password is the output frequency of the Williamstown repeater in megahertz. We’ll be discussing the results of the foxhunt and then opening the floor for general discussion. 73,-Patrick, KC1DPMCVARC President