ARRL Field Day 2022 Is Here!

The Vaca Valley Radio Club is participating in the 2022 ARRL Field Day activities. The dates this year are from 12:00 PDT Saturday June 25th until 12:00 PDT Sunday June 26th.
We will be operating for 24 hours from the Sandy Beach Park Campground, at 2333 Beach Drive, Rio Vista. We will also have a Get On the Air (GOTA) station where unlicensed people can get on the air with assistance of a licensed Ham.
Here's a Google Maps link to the location.

Sandy Beach Park

In-Person Meeting are held on the second Thursday of each month at the Nut Tree Airport at 7:00 PM (see Events Page)

Nut Tree Airport 301 Airport Rd., Vacaville. The June and December meetings are typically held at a different time and location.
Please check the EVENTS page on our website for logistics.

We hold a net every Tuesday at 2000 local time on the club's repeater (W6VVR)

If you would like to join the VVRC or renew you membership this is the link to an Application Form

Browse our web site for more information about the club and what it has to offer.
If you have any questions, please email us at

or call Bryan, KB0A at 707-580-6058.

New "For Sale" page on our website
You can now find items for sale by members and non-members on the "For Sale" page on our website. Find it under the "Interesting Items" tab at the top of the page.

The Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF), based here in the Bay Area, has posted a complete copy of the book “Where Do We Go Next” by Martti Laine, OH2BH, on their website. You can download it from this page: Where Do We Go Next
The book provides lots of tips on how to improve your DX success rate and what it takes to make a successful DXpedition.

We've gotten a number of new members into the club, some of which are new Hams as well. The PAPA System, Southern California's Premier Repeater System operator, has put together a guide to being a "Smooth Operator." You can read the information with this link:
PAPA Smooth Operator

Updated 01/29/2022