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We have recently celebrated our 50th Anniversary.
Our regular monthly meeting is at the Aboyne Lodge School, social and other events at other venues.
We have a permanent hill-top site suitable for contests and 'plug and play' radio.
We run Amateur Licence Courses and run joint events with other clubs.
We WELCOME BEGINNERS, and anybody else interested in amateur radio. Do come along to meet us or attend a particular talk that takes your interest.
Club callsigns are G3VER, G4VER & G8VER plus special contest call (selected contests) G3V.
THE CLUB HAS ON-AIR NETS ON TUESDAY EVENINGS AND SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AS FOLLOWS. GUESTS ARE VERY WELCOME JUST CALL IN WITH YOUR CALLSIGN.
ALL TIMES 8PM LOCAL TIME UNLESS SHOWN:
1ST TUESDAY 2M
2ND TUESDAY 160M (7:45pm) THEN 2M
3RD TUESDAY CLUB MEETING NIGHT
4TH TUESDAY 2M
5TH TUESDAY 2M
ON SUNDAYS THERE IS A 2M NET AT 2PM LOCAL TIME
2M FREQUENCY 145.375 FM
160M FREQUENCY 1975 kHz +/- 5 kHz
THE REGULAR CLUB MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH.FOR DECEMBER IT CHANGES TO THE SECOND TUESDAY. DOORS OPEN AT 19.30 FOR 20.00. GUESTS VERY WELCOME.
SECRETARY, TRAINING AND MEMBERSHIP ENQUIRIES:
Ralph Nash G1BSZ.
"ROANN" Bedmond Road. Pimlico HP3 8SH
An email to: VARC_TrainingUK@yahoogroups.com
or contact our TREASURER:
Norman Fisher G8ATO, 11 Kingsbury Avenue. St Albans. AL3 4TA
MONTHLY MEETINGS at held at the Aboyne Lodge School. Etna Road St. Albans. At the North East end of the main St.Albans shopping street (St Peters Street), there is a roundabout where the Hatfield road (A1057) from the EAST and Catherine Street (A4147) from the WEST cross St Peters Street (A1081). Take Catherine Street (A4147), then after about 200 metres on your left take Etna Road. This has a one way traffic system. When Worley Road appears on your right, the school gates will be lying back on your left. For those using SatNav, the postcode is AL3 5NL and NGR TL147076. See "Club Meetings" in the EVENTS section for a map.