2022 VVRC Holiday Dinner
Our annual holday dinner will be held this year on the second Thursday of December, the 8th.
We will have dinner at Chevy's Fresh Mex, 1730 Travis Blvd, Fairfield, CA 94533.
The dinner will start at 6 PM. There will be no payments at the door. Reservations are now closed. We can not accomodate any more diners.
Thanks


WD6BQX RF Propagation Presentation Art's presentation on solar effects on propagation can be found here:
Hello and Welcome to Untangling DX Solar Info

Weekly Cow Town Call In

The VVRC has initiated a new weekly rag chew session on our club repeater, 145.470.

This is a chance for members and non-members to just chat about whatever topic is of interest. No restrictions, but keep it civil.
We meet every Thursday moring at 10:30 AM LT. Bryan, KBØA, will moderate, but it is pretty freeform.
Join us on Thursday!

Quartzfest 2022 is coming!

The annual Quartzfest held in the desert just south of I-10 in Quartzsite Arizona starts on January 22, 2023 and runs through January 28th.

A few of our club members are going down there this year. It is dry camping, but it's free. For more info ==> 2023 Quartzfest website


Field Day 2022
See photos from our 2022 Field Day at Rio Vista:
2022 Field Day Photos


NOTICE FACE-2-FACE MEETINGS ARE BACK -
In-Person Meeting are held on the second Thursday of each month at the Nut Tree Airport at 7:00 PM, unless posted otherwise. See the Meetings & Events Page.

Nut Tree Airport 301 Airport Rd., Vacaville. The December meeting is our Holiday dinner and is typically held at a different time and location.
Please check the Meeting & 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 06/30/2022