2023 VVRC Holiday Dinner well this year's dinner is in the logbook. Everyone had an excellent time and there was much enjoyment and eating. Art, WD6BQX, took pictures at the dinner and can be viewed here: 2023 Holiday Dinner Pictures

Upcoming Ham License Classes
There are a few ham license classes that will begin in 2024.
The Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club again offers its Level 1 Technician License training course beginning January 9, 2024. This 8-week course plus two Get On The Air (GOTA) classes will meet Tuesday evenings. You may attend either via Zoom or in person. For more info: MDARC Education & Training Classes

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!

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

In-Person Meetings 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.

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 03/14/2023