Events Coming Up – Mark your calendars

While we are a volunteer organization, one of our pride and joy experiences is to help out at local special events with radio communications. Make sure you check out our Meeting and Event Times page for a full listing of events we offer radio communication assistance to. We also hope you check out our meeting listings for 2007 and attend a meeting. You do not have to be a member to attend, our doors are open to everyone. Give us a try and see what we are doing for our local communities.

We invite you to come and join us at our next meeting which will be held in the EMT Training Center at Grace Cottage Hospital at 7 P.M. on October 9, 2007. Remember, our talk in frequency is 146.52 Mhz for directions or to chat.

We also invite you to come and join us at our next WRRC Luncheon Meeting which will be held on October 27, 2007 at the PanAsian Resturant at 11:30 AM. Remember, our talk in frequency is 146.52 Mhz for directions or to chat. This meeting is open to all members especially those who cannot attend our regular meetings.

Every Monday, we hold the WRRC HF ARES/RACES Net on 3.985 Mhz at 1900 (L). Following our HF Net, join into our 2 Meter Net on the Marlboro, VT Repeater located on 147.015 with a positive offset and a 100 hz tone at 1930 (L). Please join us for activities that help us prepare for emergencies. Maybe you can setup a new rig, antenna, or anything that will help out our communications excel. Test it out and let’s see if it works. Our Nets are open to everyone.

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The West River Radio Club will be starting another Technician Class License Crash Course session very soon. This will be a 2 day crash course. If you, or anyone you may know, are interested in obtaining your entry level Technician Class License or to take any VE Test, please contact Sean Sanderson, KD6MPY at [email protected] . The cost of the class, test and licensing is $75.00 per person. The Training session will be held in Brattleboro, VT Be ready to learn! For more information on our classes, please check out our “WRRC License Class and VE Session” section

To learn more about the West River Radio Club and Amateur Radio, go to the “About Us” section of our web site. As a further thought, our membership dues are very reasonable!!! Our rates are $10.00 for the first member of the immediate family, and just $5.00 for each additional family member. We also encourage you to bring along a friend or someone who is interested in radio communications.

See who is a member of the West River Radio Club in our club Roster. We currently have 50 members and 4 auxiliary members! We are growing group of folks and remember, if you are a licensed operator, we hope you will consider joining us to provide help for Windham County and the surrounding areas. If you are interested in joining us, please bring in your completed application to our next meeting or mail it to the address on the form. Even if you do not have a license, but are interested in amateur radio, emergency communications or helping the public, we invite you to come to one of our meetings and join in on the fun.

Need to study for your FCC Exam? We can help here too!! We have educational links on our “WRRC Links Library” web page. Look for the heading “Educational Links and Test Sites”. If you would like an Instructor Lead class, we will be glad to help out. Email any of our members, on the Roster page, or send an email to [email protected] Good Luck with your studying and your test!!

We hope you have found our website both informative and a pleasure to visit. If you have any questions or comments about the West River Radio Club or our website, or wish to report any errors, send them via email to the WRRC Webmaster . We would like to hear from you!

Check back often to see what is happening with the newest HAM Radio Club in the West River Valley located in Windham County, Vermont, USA!

Our Partners

Our partners mean a lot to us, as we do to them. Without their support and help, the West River Radio Club would not be where we are today. We have partnered together to provide Windham County, Vermont, and the surrounding areas, with Volunteer Support, Communications, and Emergency Services.