I have already demonstrated, by crucial tests, the practicability of signaling by my system from one to any other point of the globe, no matter how remote, and I shall soon convert the disbelievers.

Nikola Tesla

**** NOTICE ****(11/20/2020)

The Third Thursday General Monthly Meetings will once again be conducted on our 145.19 repeater until advised otherwise due to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases.

Encompassing Victoria and surrounding counties in Texas, USA, VARC supports our community by providing communications for special events or during emergencies. We provide a hobby for qualified persons who are interested in radio techniques.


Go to Bulletin Board for info

Ham Boot Camp

A successful Ham Boot Camp was held on Saturday morning 10/17/2020 at the DeTar North Medical Plaza Conference Room. Approximately 18 new hams attended. Many of these new hams were heard on the air on our local repeaters on Saturday afternoon and Sunday. Please welcome our new hams to our community.


Link entries have been added  for:

  • ARRL Volunteer Examiners (VE) Information.

  • How to order Texas Ham Radio license plates.

  • The IEEE Uncertain Future of Ham Radio article.  link to article

  • Exploring Amateur Radio and Wireless Technology in the Classroom.

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