W4V - Sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club (SVARC), based in Winchester, VA.

This Special Event Station is in recognition of Lee-Jackson Day 2015 (Friday January 15th) and will run from Friday, January 15th through Sunday January 17th.

Lee-Jackson Day is a recognized holiday of the Virginia Commonwealth in recognition for the birthdays of two great American Civil War generals: Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson

Please join SVARC members in celebrating the Commonwealth's annual Lee-Jackson Day for 2015, and the event occurs on January 15th.

Lee-Jackson Day commemorates the birth of two great Civil War Generals: Robert E Lee (1/19/1807) and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (1/21/1824). 

SVARC Club Members (residing in Virginia) can operate from 2000 Local Friday, January 15th (0100Z 1/15) through 1900 Local  Sunday, January 17 (0000Z 1/18).

All HF and VHF/UHF frequencies are allowed and all modes are allowed.

In the past, the greatest activity has been on HF, mostly SSB; however members are encouraged to use CW and the Digital modes as well as FM where allocated.

Any questions/issues please email Rich, K3VAT at k3vat@arrl.net.

Please direct replies and corrections to ted@tedlesley.com

PS. ICYMI Here is a page of Ham PDF's. Bookmark and save, you will find something useful: [N5DUX Ham PDF Library](http://n5dux.com/ham/files/pdf/)

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Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

To promote the exchange of information and radio knowledge, cooperation and fraternalism among members; develop operating proficiency and provide a public service to the community and persons during emergencies and program activities that enhance the welfare of the Amateur Radio service

The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club, Inc. (SVARC) is one of the oldest established radio clubs in the U.S. It was founded in 1948.

We meet at 7:30pm ET on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at the club house at 2921 Grace Street in Winchester, VA. After a short business meeting, follows an interesting and informative program. (Click on the meeting to see the program subject.) Visitors and guests are very welcome to attend a meeting and learn more about joining the club.

VHF and UHF repeaters are available for casual and emergency amateur use in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

The club supports weekly VHF and HF nets. On Thursday nights there is the 2m SVARC Club Net and every Sunday early afternoon is the 10 Meter AM Northern Virginia Emergency Net


We support the local 
A.R.E.S. (Amateur Radio Emergency Services System). We are an ARRL Affiliated Amateur Radio Club.


The club hosts VE sessions for those seeking to become licensed or upgrade their existing license.

The first Sunday of August each year brings the club's Berryville Hamfest to hams all around the region.

Other club, Tech SIG, social, and ham related events are listed on the Event Calendar.

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