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The Bella Vista Radio Club (BVRC) welcomes you to the NW Arkansas, SW Missouri and NE Oklahoma Area.

Celebrating 25 Years of Service in 2019!
25 years! ARRLAC
Welcome to these new club members Since October!

Steve Gibbs, K5OY, Bentonville
Ivan Huffmaster, KG5SPC, Lincoln
Dennis Lightburn, KI5FPA, Gentry
Anna Ahlman, KG5FDF, Bella Vista
Bryan Vernetti, KI5GWD, Bentonville
Vinson Carter, K5VCA, Springdale
Jere Orvin, KI5FPD, Fayetteville
Craig Jones, KC5MXV, Fayetteville

Next Club Meeting is 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 5th, 2019.
We will have a Christmas Dinner and Awards Presentation.

And congratulations to these Amateur Radio Operators for passing their tests!

KI5EQU  Albert Skiles Fayetteville, AR.  Passed Extra
KI5GWD  Bryan Vernetti, Bentonville, AR.  Passed Technician
KI5GNI  Douglas Markum, Rogers, AR.  Passed Technician
KC5MXV  Michael Jones, Springdale, AR.  Passed General

Next VE Test Session is 2:00 p.m., December 14th, 2019.

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Club Officers

President  Glenn Kilpatrick - WB5L Email

Vice President  Chris Deibler - KG5SZQ Email

Secretary  Wayne Patton - K5UNX Email

Treasurer  Marc Whittlesey - WKYZ Email

Technical Officer  Steve Werner - K5SAW Email

Public Information Officer  Ron Evans - K5XK Email

Repeater Trustee  Fred Lemley - K5QBX Email

Member at Large  Ken Mummery - K6RLA Email

Appointed Chair Persons

VE Testing Committee  Don Cooper - KC7DC Email

Repeater Committee  Fred Lemley - K5QBX Email

Membership Committee  Ron Evans - K5XK Email

Emergency Communications Committee  Paul Blomgren - KC7DQY  Email

HAM-101 Committee  Gregg Doty - N5RGD  Email

Club Newsletter Committee  Don Banta - K5DB  Email

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Field Day Special PDF, courtesy of K5DB
Field Day Photos, courtesy of K5XK


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