146.730- WØOFK PL frequency 131.8
(Use Touch tone code 6001 for alternate access to the 146.730- 2m rptr only).
444.250+ WØOFK PL Frequency 88.5
Next Club Meeting
The next meeting will be held on SATURDAY August 12, 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.
July 15, 2017 Meeting Minutes are posted
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 WØOFK-4. 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
Come joint us at the next meeting, or complete the
membership application form and mail it along with your dues to: Fred
Wiebelhaus, K0FJW, c/o EVARC, P.O. Box 1033, Norfolk, NE 68702-1033
Nebraska 150 Celebration
Nebraska´s 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
Northeast Nebraska HamfestPlan on attending the Northeast Nebraska Hamfest, November 4, 2017, in Norfolk, NE. Planning for the event is underway. A flier is available here. Watch this space for further details.
Local Weather Conditions
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, KDØJE. 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.
|Links to Nebraska Ham Radio Clubs|
|Nebraska Section Home Page||AKSARBEN ARC||Amateur Radio Association of Nebraska||Ashland ARC|
|Bellevue ARC||Boyer Valley Amateur Radio Club||Buffalo County ARES||Douglas County ARES|
|Heartland Amateur Radio Association||Heartland DX Association||Lincoln ARC||Midway ARC|
|Midwest Home Brewer's & QRP Group||Nebraska EMA||Pine Ridge ARC||Pioneer Amateur Radio Club|
|Plattsmouth ARC||Strategic Air Command Memorial ARC||Quarter Centruy Wireless Association|
|South East Nebraska Radio Club||10-10 International||3900 Club||ARRL Midwest Division|
|ARRL - The National Association for Amateur Radio||Blue Valley ARC||Dakota County ARC||Grand Island ARS|
|North Platte Progressive ARC||Pawnee ARC||Prairie Dog ARC||Tricity ARC|
|President - Nick Brekenfeld, KBØGMQ|
|Vice President - Terry Lich, WØTDL|
|Secretary/Treasurer- Fred Weibelhaus, KØFJW|
|Norfolk Public Schools||Norfolk Catholic||Norfolk Lutheran|
EVARC Web pages designed and/or maintained by Monty Wilson, NRØA