Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 1033
Norfolk,NE  68702-1033
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.... The next club meeting is Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 8:30 AM. Location: First Choice Catering & Party, 1110 S. 9th St, Norfolk, NE. The annual Officer Election will be held at this meeting.....October 2019 Meeting minutes are available on line. Click the link below .... Northeast Nebraska Hamfest will be November 16 from 8:30AM to 2:00PM. See the flyer link below ...

EVARC Repeaters

146.730- WØOFK   PL frequency 131.8
444.250+ WØOFK   PL Frequency 88.5
144.390 WØOFK-4   APRS Digipeater

Weekly Net - Monday's at 7:30 PM, 146.73- repeater

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Next Club Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 8:30 AM
This is the annual Election of Officers meeting.  All members should attend.
  Location: First Choice Catering & Party, 1110 S. 9th St, Norfolk, NE. XYLs and visitors are always welcome.

October 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes are posted

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Northeast Nebraska Hamfest

The Northeast Nebraska Hamfest is Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 8:30AM to 2:00PM, in Norfolk.  For more information see the flyer.  To reserve a table, download, complete and mail reservation form.

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,NebraskaServing 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 is a Yaesu Fusion repeater capable of analog and digital (C4FM) voice.  It is connected to the internet via Wires-X system.  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. We are involved with multiple aspects of Amateur Radio, providing classes, sponsor test sessions, have operating events throughout the year, provide training to the Boy Scouts, and support the local community with communications as needed.Weekly nets on the 146.73- repeater are every Monday night at 7:30 pm local time. Please feel free to check in. We hold monthly club meetings on the second Saturday of each month.

EVARC Officers
President - Nick Brekenfeld, KBØGMQ
Vice President - Terry Lich, WØTDL
Secretary/Treasurer - Fred Weibelhaus, KØFJW


Annual membership dues $20 for FULL,$30 for FAMILY, $15, for ASSOCIATE, and $10 for STUDENT. Full and Family membership plans include voting privileges. For more information on EVARC's membership requirements read our Club Constitution.  Come join us at the next meeting, or complete the membership application form and mail it along with your dues to:  Fred Wiebelhaus, KØFJW, c/o EVARC, P.O. Box 1033, Norfolk, NE  68702-1033

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 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.

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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 Nebraska EMA
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

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