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W4V January 2016

W4V - Sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club (SVARC), based in Winchester, VA.

This Special Event Station is in recognition of Lee-Jackson Day 2015 (Friday January 15th) and will run from Friday, January 15th through Sunday January 17th.

Lee-Jackson Day is a recognized holiday of the Virginia Commonwealth in recognition for the birthdays of two great American Civil War generals: Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson

Please join SVARC members in celebrating the Commonwealth's annual Lee-Jackson Day for 2015, and the event occurs on January 15th.

Lee-Jackson Day commemorates the birth of two great Civil War Generals: Robert E Lee (1/19/1807) and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (1/21/1824). 

SVARC Club Members (residing in Virginia) can operate from 2000 Local Friday, January 15th (0100Z 1/15) through 1900 Local  Sunday, January 17 (0000Z 1/18).

All HF and VHF/UHF frequencies are allowed and all modes are allowed.

In the past, the greatest activity has been on HF, mostly SSB; however members are encouraged to use CW and the Digital modes as well as FM where allocated.

Any questions/issues please email Rich, K3VAT at k3vat@arrl.net.

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