President’s Message

Hello CVARC members, families, and guests!

August flew by, did it not?  We had a tropical storm, record heat, an earthquake, a VE session, an end fed half wave antenna build and a SOTA event. It was a busy and exciting month for sure. I can’t wait to see what September has in store. For one, September is National Preparedness Month. Also in August, we had our first recipient of the CVARC Newbie Net Challenge Coin. Congratulations to Huston Herman-KE6FGX!  You did an excellent job running the net!

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Newbie Net

Sunday nights, 7 pm, Bozo Repeater 147.885 ( – 127.3).  The Newbie Net is an opportunity for newer hams to get on the air and gain experience and confidence.   More experienced hams or “Elmers” regularly check in and are available to answer questions and offer advice.  All are welcome.

Want to be net control?  Contact Todd -KD6RCM at  The procedure will be provided.

Net Control Operators, please send me your logs of check-ins after the net.