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The RV Radio Network is an ARRL affiliated association of RV enthusiasts who also share an interest in Amateur Radio. Here you will find information about rallies, hamfests, radio nets, and other activities of interest to the members of our club. We invite all Amateur Radio Operators with an appropriate FCC license to participate in the RVRN 40m net on about 7264 KHz at 6:30 PM Central Time Sunday thrugh Friday, and in our EchoLink net each Thursday at 8:00 PM Central Time on the *SELINK* Conference Node. Our Net Contnrol Operatorss KA2HPG, KJ4TD, AI1N, K5WWT, K5TGS, W8TJT, and W4QMT welcome you. We are always looking for Alternate NCOs. If you would like to be an alternate NCO contact Fred, KA2HPG, Communications Manager.
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Posted by N8GU -
10-16-2020 _ 10:17 AM CDT

AMATEUR RADIO RVers DIGITAL VOICE NET Sunday, October 18th on the digital Quadnet Array at 9:00pm ET (01:00 UTC)

The TOPIC DISCUSSION will be: A general discussion of your personal ham radio antenna(s) for mobile and portable use. Please join in the conversation and share information about your antenna choice and performance.

D-STAR Smart Groups (recommended way to access the Array on D-STAR) DSTAR1 or DSTAR2
D-STAR Reflectors XRF757A, XRF735A, XLX307D and XLX049D
Brandmeister DMR Talkgroup 31012
DMR Plus talkgroup 320 (on the IPSC2-QuadNet Server)
Yaesu System Fusion 37099
Wires X - Room 45058

This net meets every Sunday on the Quadnet Array at 9:00pm ET EXCEPT when the Sunday falls on a holiday weekend.

Posted by N8GU -
10-9-2020 _ 9:26 AM CDT

AMATEUR RADIO RVers DIGITAL VOICE NET Sunday, October 11th on the digital Quadnet Array at 9:00pm ET (01:00 UTC)

The TOPIC DISCUSSION will be: RV Preparation for Storage - emphasizing Winterization Techniques. It is that time of the year when many of us are getting our RVs ready for Winter storage. Join us on the net and share your storage preparation techniques.

D-STAR Smart Groups (recommended way to access the Array on D-STAR) DSTAR1 or DSTAR2
D-STAR Reflectors XRF757A, XRF735A, XLX307D and XLX049D
Brandmeister DMR Talkgroup 31012
DMR Plus talkgroup 320 (on the IPSC2-QuadNet Server)
Yaesu System Fusion 37099
Wires X - Room 45058

This net meets every Sunday on the Quadnet Array at 9:00pm ET EXCEPT when the Sunday falls on a holiday weekend.

Posted by N8GU -
10-1-2020 _ 7:36 PM CDT

AMATEUR RADIO RVers DIGITAL VOICE NET Sunday, October 4thth on the digital Quadnet Array at 9:00pm ET (01:00 UTC)

The TOPIC DISCUSSION will be: Cold weather RV living. We will be discussing winterization requirements and suggestions for those who spend time in their RVs during sub freezing temperatures and inclement weather.

D-STAR Smart Groups (recommended way to access the Array on D-STAR) DSTAR1 or DSTAR2
D-STAR Reflectors XRF757A, XRF735A, XLX307D and XLX049D
Brandmeister DMR Talkgroup 31012
DMR Plus talkgroup 320 (on the IPSC2-QuadNet Server)
Yaesu
(continued on the Members Only page.)
Effective Saturday Oct. 17
The nightly HF net time is changed to 6:30 PM Central time.

N5UUR, Cecil Shafer, Net# 442
SK September, 22nd. 2020

Cecil was a long time member of RVRN.
We learn of his passing From Dave and Charlotte DeShetler Cecil's obituary can be found HERE

KE4NXF, Betty Cummings, Net# 3
SK September, 24th. 2020

Betty was the XYL of Hal, KJ4TD.
Betty and Hal were among the founderrs of RVRN.
We learn of her passing from Hal
Betty's obituary can be found HERE

Latest COVID-19 News for RVers.
Hamcation & ARRL National Convention Postponed
Read Orlando news [HERE]       Read ARRL Info [HERE]

ARRL List of Canceled Hamfests and Conventions

Read the August 2020 Network News <HERE>
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
“ an unmitigated success”
Will Become Twice-Yearly Event
See the Prizes, Winnerrs, Updates, 2021 dates (HERE)
See the ARRL Report on this event   (HERE)

RV Radio Network EchoLink Net
Each Thursday at 8:00 PM Central Time
on *SELINK* - the South East Conference Node.

EchoLink makes it possible to participate in an "On-The-Air" radio net even if you don't have a radio. See information HERE.
We thank W4EDP, Emmett Perdue and the Tri-States Amateur Radio Club for supporting our EchoLink net.

How to connect to the SELINK Conference Node


Read the Superior Telegram Newspaper coverage of our fall rally <HERE>
Give us your ideas on Rallies, Nets, the website, or ask questions about whatever is on your mind.

All suggestions are delivered to the
Advisory Board for review.

Announcing the RV Radio Network Shop

We now have an online store on the Cafe Press website where members can purchase items and apparel bearing the RV Radio Ndetwork Logo. Currently you will find polo shirts, mugs, and various magnets, and buttons but many other items can be added from the Cafe Press inventory.

Visit the RV Radio Network Shop

Click the cafe press icon at the bottom of the page to see their entire inventory. Please send requests for additional items or feedbackk to the RVRN webmaster


2018 FALL EYEBALL RALLY PICTURES

Thanks to Charlotte and Bill Kraft ‐ Pictures from the rally can be found <HERE> in a new photo album section that is currently under development.  Some pictures are unedited leaving them quite large so they may load slowly.


Welcome new RVRN members

#1540 W5TWC Thomas and Gloria Chandler
#1541 KD2FWQ Mark and Chris Messner-Chaney
#1542 KA8TNF TERRY and Donna Buzzard
#1543 N3LMS Wayne and Judith Nelms
#1544 AA0GP Tom and Nancy Hone
#1545 KB7DWO David and Sandra OHara
#1546 N4UPC Scott and Cindy Hughes
#1547 W5HVS GARRETT MARTIN
#1548 KJ5KJ James and Brenda Kelly
#1549 KI6VOS Rick Hubbard



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