The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club, Inc. is one of the oldest established radio clubs in the U.S. It was founded in 1948. We support the local A.R.E.S. (Amateur Radio Emergency Services System). We are sanctioned as an ARRL Special Services Amateur Radio Club.
The S.V.A.R.C. meets at 7:30pm ET on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at the club house at 2921 Grace Street in Winchester, VA. Visitors and guests are very welcome to attend a meeting and learn more about joining the club.
VHF and UHF repeaters are available for casual and emergency amateur use in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
The club supports weekly VHF and HF nets. On Thursday nights there is the 2m SVARC Club Net and the every Sunday early afternoon is the 10 Meter AM Northern Virginia Emergency Net.
The club hosts VE sessions for those seeking to become licensed or upgrade their existing license.
The first Sunday of August each year brings the club's Berryville Hamfest to hams all around the region.
Other club, Tech SIG, social, and ham related events are listed on the Event Calendar.