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... ....Next Club meeting is Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8:30 AM. LOCATION: First Choice Catering & Party, 1110 S. 9th St, Norfolk, NE (old Brass Lantern)   .....Field Day 2017. June 24 - 25. This year the club will set up at the Norfolk Airport   .....Meeting minutes are available on line. Click the link in the web page.      .....

Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 1033
Norfolk,NE  68702-1033
EVARC e-mail

EVARC Repeaters
146.730- WØOFK   PL frequency 131.8
(Use Touch tone code 6001 for alternate access to the 146.730- 2m rptr only).
444.250+ W0OFK   PL Frequency 88.5

Next Club Meeting
The next meeting will be held on SATURDAY April 8, 2017.  Meeting time is 0830 AM.
Location is First Choce Catering & Party, 1110 S. 9th St, Norfolk, NE (old Brass Lantern). Maximum participation is requested. XYLs and visitors are always welcome.  Program: Nick, KB0GMQ, will talk about homebrew antennas

March 4, 2017 Meeting Minutes are posted

Club dues for 2017 are due
Send your membership dues to Club Secretary, Fred Wiebelhaus, KFJW, c/o EVARC, P.O. Box 1033, Norfolk, NE 68702 1033
Members not paid by the end of the first quarter will have their membership automatically suspended in accordance with the Club Constitution. 

Club membership application/renewal form is now available and can be filled out on-line.

About us

Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club (EVARC) was started in 1977. Now a 501c3 organization, we are an ARRL affiliated club located in Norfolk,Nebraska Serving the Northeast Nebraska area we operate two voice repeaters. Our two meter repeater operates on 146.73- (callsign WØOFK)and is located on a 400 Ft tower east of town. It will automatically broadcast severe weather warnings from the National Weather Service. We also have a 70 cm repeater that operates on 444.250+ (callsign WØOFK). An APRS Digipeater is on the air under the call of NØXBN. Some of thehings we are involved in are Weather Spotting, providing communication assistance to the local chapter of the American Red Cross, providing emergency communication assistance to the city, as well as sponsoring VE test sessions. Weekly nets on the 146.73- repeater are every Monday night at 7:30 pm local time. Please feel free to check in.


Annual membership dues $20 for FULL,$30 for FAMILY, $15, for ASSOCIATE, and $10 for STUDENT. Full and Family membership plans include voting privileges and repeater autopatch access. For more information on EVARC's membership requirements read our Club Constitution.

Nebraska 150 Celebration
Nebraskas Hams will help the State celebrate throughout 2017.  A letter has been sent to all Nebraska Hams by section manager Matther Anderson, KB0BOJ, encouraging participation.  A copy of the letter can be found on the club web page here.  You can also visit the Nebraska Sesquicentennial Amateur Radio Commemorative web site

EVARC Club information links.

    Why we are called HAMS!

        EVARC meeting minutes   Weekly NET/Control Op schedule  Weekly Announcements

What is Ham Radio

Local Weather Conditions from

NR0A Weather Station

ARES Membership

Are you a member of ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service)? Club members are encouraged to become a member of ARES. Becoming a member lets your local Emergency Coordinator know what your capabilities are for providing communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. Waiting until a disaster happens is most likely to late. To become a member print out and complete the ARES registration form and return it to our local ARRL Emergency Coordinator, Sue Askew, KD0JE. You can send it to her via the club Post Office Box (EVARC, Post Office Box 1033, Norfolk, NE 68702-1033), via e-mail Sue Askew KDØJE,or bring it to a club meeting.

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Other Links of Interest
Nebraska 3.982.00 Phone Net Group
HF Net Info
Midwest Net Frequencies and Times

DX Net HF Propagation
Solar Ham HF Propagation
VHF/UHF Propagation
Radio RF Safety Calculator

EVARC Officers
President - Nick Brekenfeld, KBGMQ
Vice President - Terry Lich, WTDL  
Secretary/Treasurer - Fred Weibelhaus, KFJW

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