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  • Field Day 2021 for VWS May 14, 2021
    VWS will not host our usual Field Day event at Burke Lake Park this year due to concern for safety during the pandemic.  Members are encouraged to operate individually or form teams and to name Vienna Wireless Society as their club when submitting scores. We have mentors available to help with your Field Day questions.  […]
  • Members' voices March 27, 2020
    I think it's great when people decide to launch their own means of expression whether that be a blog, a YouTube channel, or a Facebook page. I know that in the day, we had some hams in our club in Canada who would publish their own newsletter – yes, printed, if you remember those! Well, […]
  • 2020 Field Day Project - 40 Meter SSB Transceiver January 17, 2020
    Hi VWS-  I have set myself a goal of a having a 100% scratch-built 40 meter QRP SSB transceiver built and ready to demonstrate by field day.  The design is based on the Simple SSB Transceiver project by Pete Juliano, N6QW.  The finished rig will work on 40 meter SSB phone, both upper and lower […]
  • Michigan Might Mite December 22, 2019
    I just completed a new project - it is called the Michigan Mighty Mite - it is a 1/4 watt single transistor transmitter.  Check out the pictures in the Project Showcase.    For more details about the project check out on makeRF - and best of all it is only 7 parts!   And you […]
  • What software are you using for logging? September 26, 2019
    We're interested in learning what logging software packages are in use in the club and who would like to be available to help with setup and/or questions on that software. If you are using some other package, please respond to this post with the name. Also, please respond with your name and the package name […]
  • Have questions about VWS and Ham Community? September 24, 2019
    Please post your general questions and comments about the VWS space on Ham Community here.
  • Software and web resources for logging and QSLing September 24, 2019
    I will give a short presentation on the subject topic at the VWS meeting on Friday, September 27.  You can get an advance look by downloading my slides from http://viennawireless.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Ham-Radio-Logging.pdf Please respond to this post with your questions, comments, and requests for future club activities related to this topic.  Want to learn how to - get […]
  • Thank you August 23, 2019
    Thank you to the Vienna Wireless Society for allowing us the opportunity of presenting Ham Community.

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  • General Membership Meeting, Aug 13, 2021 August 6, 2021
    Join the Club’s Regular General Meeting starting at 7:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.  The Zoom link is:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09     Forum – “Amateur Radio RF Exposure” Join the ARRL Learning Network pre-recorded presentation on Amateur Radio RF Exposure, by Dan Brown, W1DAN. Dan is the Eastern Massachusetts ARRL Section Technical Coordinator, and President of the Wellesley Amateur Radio […]
  • Berryville Hamfest, Sunday, 1 Aug July 25, 2021
    Mark your calendars and join the crowd planning to attend the Berryville Hamfest on Sunday, 1 Aug at the Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds.  Details are at:  Berryville Hamfest - August 1, 2021 - It's Gonna Happen! - Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club (svarc.us) 
  • Weekend Activities, 23-24 July 2021 July 17, 2021
    Regular General Meeting, 23 July 2021 Join the Club’s Regular General Meeting starting at 7:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.  The Zoom link is:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09     Forum – “Disaster Deployments”  Presenter, Jack Smith, KE4LWT, Virginia Emergency Management Association Certified Professional Emergency Manager (VaPEM). Time: 7:00-7:30 pm  Main Program --  “Fairfax County Public Safety/Service Radio Systems”  Presenter, Jeffrey Holmes, […]
  • Weekend Activities, 9-10 Jul, 2021 July 10, 2021
    Regular General Meeting, 9 Jul 2021 Join the Club’s Regular General Meeting starting at 7:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.  The Zoom link is:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09    Forum – “The Worldwide microchip Shortage”   Steve, KO4KGS will discuss the causes, effects, issues and long range outlook of the current microchip shortage.  He will reveal the reasons why we can’t buy […]
  • 4th of July Weekend June 29, 2021
         No club meeting on Friday, Jul 2th, please mark your calendar for Jul 9th for some very exciting presentations.  But don’t fret, Hams in the US and Canada have two great events this weekend to celebrate national historical events, and hone ham radio skills. Radio Amateur Canada (RAC) Canada Day Contest, 1 Jul:  This […]
  • Field Day Weekend, June 25-27, 2021 June 12, 2021
    There is no scheduled Club meeting, via Zoom on Friday, June 25th.  Instead, members are encouraged to prepare for Field Day, which starts at 2pm, Saturday, June 26th and runs continuously through Sunday, June 27th at 2pm. There is no organized FD event at Burke Lake Park this year, instead Club members are encouraged to […]
  • Weekend Activities, 11-12 June, 2021 June 9, 2021
    Regular General Meeting, 11 June 2021 Join the Club’s Regular General Meeting starting at 7:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.  The Zoom link is:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09     Forum Topic – “The NanoVNA”  Dean, KK4DAS; Mike, KA4CDN and Mike, KD4MM will discuss the the features and capabilities of the NanoVNA for analyzing electrical equipment impedance, including antennas and feedlines .  Time: […]
  • Open Season Ten Meter QSO Party, 5-6 June, 2021 May 30, 2021
      Purpose To stimulate digital  PSK activity on the ten meter band. Date & Time Start 0000 UTC June 5, 2021 end 2400 UTC June 6, 2021 Mode BPSK31 All contacts must be 2-way BPSK31 No repeater, cross-mode or cross-band contacts allowed. BANDS Ten meters: digital section Primary suggested frequency: 28.120 (suggested in case of heavy […]
  • General Membership Meeting, May 28, 2021 May 20, 2021
    Join the Club’s Regular General Meeting starting at 7:00 pm, via Zoom Meeting.  The Zoom link is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09     Forum Topic – "Using FT-8 during Field Day"  Don, KM4UDX and Anthony, K8ZT, from Ohio, will discuss using FT-8 at Field Day.  How to set up the contest program, how to work stations, and how to submit logs.  […]
  • Planning for Field Day, 2021 May 15, 2021
    Field Day is June 26-27th and out of an abundance of caution the Club will not operate FD from Burke Lake Park this year.  Members are encouraged to operate individually or form teams and to name Vienna Wireless Society as their Club when submitting scores. Don’t know much about FD?  See:  http://www.arrl.org/field-day Follow the VWS Discussion on […]