VVARA

Verde Valley Amateur Radio Association
North-Central Arizona USA

CALENDAR
Next Club Meeting

Wednesday, January 18th
6:30 pm Social Time
7:00 pm Meeting

Location:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
King Engineering Building
3700 Willow Creek Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301
Map

Meetings

Nets

Knobby Knee Net
Every Morning at 7:00AM

60s Trivia Net
Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings at 6:30PM

T.G.I.F. Net
Friday Evenings at 6:30PM

Nets
NEWS
Christmas Luncheon - December 3, 2022

Randall's 2022 Randall's 2022


November Club Meeting
Photo of November meeting.
Special thanks to Jim "Repo" Sanders for an interesting presentation on military and civilian aviation communications and flying in general. Also of note was the election of the VVARA Board of Directors for 2023:
President: Steve Pearson, KC7TIL
Vice President: Bill Jackson, KC7ILX
Treasurer: Don Sears, N7PLL
Secretary: Rod Rosenbarger, KI6FH
Director at Large: Bob Thompson, KC8BOB (appointed)


October Club Meeting
Photo of Mark Massis at October meeting.
Special thanks to Mark Massis, Yavapai County Flood Warning Program Manager for an interesting and informative presentation on the technology used in measuring rain and stream levels.


Squaw Peak Renamed Porcupine Mountain

Newspaper Article:
https://www.verdenews.com/news/2022/sep/18/its-official-porcupine-mountain-erases-racist-term/
USGS Map of Name Changes:
https://geonarrative.usgs.gov/names_taskforce/


Video Tour of ARRL Headquarters

Nice video introduction to the W1AW Memorial Station in Newington, Connecticut. Great for new as well as "seasoned" operators.
Part 1:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9megGalwJ0
Part 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_-FD9jeXm4


New Repeater Building In Place
New Building

On June 3rd the new repeater building was put in place on Mingus Mountain. Here are a few photos:
https://vvara.org/photos/Mingus_Project_2022/
And a short video:
https://youtu.be/ZRuD5exmiUY


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