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Next Meeting will be on Friday, May 8, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on April 25th, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, May 8 , 2015 in the Oakton High School Lecture Hall, starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

CW ForumPete Hadley, K6BFA is going to show how the free software program, "Audacity" can be used to develop code proficiency. Go to Room 108 at 7:00 pm to hear his lecture.

Main Meeting Topic: Jacek Radzikowski KW4EP, will present Part 1 of SMD (Surface Mount Devices). If SMDs have scared you away in the past, come see Jacek talk you back in. 
 
 
 
Next Meeting will be on Friday, April 24, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on April 21st, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 in the Oakton High School Lecture Hall, starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

T'n'T Forum: Kerry Kingham, WA4BQM, will give his introductory presentation about doing a Radio Frequency Radiation Survey in your shack.  Go to Room 108 at 7:00 pm to hear his lecture.

Main Meeting Topic: Kerry Kingham, WA4BQM, will go into greater detail about doing a Radio Frequency Radiation Survey in your shack at the regular meeting at 7:30 pm.
 
Next Meeting will be on Friday, April 10, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on April 9th, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 in the Oakton High School Lecture Hall, starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

CW Forum: Bill Scholtz, W3HXF, will be replacing Pete, K6BFA, for this eveningís CW Forum for a very timely report on the connection between ďamateur radio and the cherry blossoms from the 60ís to the 80ís.Ē Billís presentation will start at 7:00 PM in Room 108.

Main Meeting Topic: Monte Whitham, KV4KS, will provide some very timely information about which we are always concerned: Antenna restrictions. He will be addressing PRC-1 and HOA covenants. Donít miss this one.
 
Next Meeting will be on Friday, March 27, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on March 26th, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 in the Oakton High School Cafeteria (side with rectangular tables), starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

Ron Payne, WA6YOU is starting out in Room 108 for his TíníT topic, The Dipole. Ron will discuss the basic elements of the dipole and why it works. 
 
Main Meeting Topic: The Dipole: Ron Payne, WA6YOU, will take the information that we learned in T'n'T and turn it into a functioning dipole antenna.   
 
Next Meeting will be on Friday, March 13, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on March 12th, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015 in the Oakton High School Lecture Hall, starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

Our CW Forum will begin at 7:00 PM in Room 108. The key word tonight is ďFORUM.Ē  As we spoke last month, everyone should bring in their laptop with N1MM and Morse Runner loaded so we can talk practice and strategy for our various contests, especially Field Day.  Please bring your laptops so we can all share and learn how it is done.

Main Meeting Topic: MESH Network: Keith Elkin, KB3TCB, will be demonstrate how the MESH Network works and make some proposals for its implementation within the club

 
Next Meeting will be on Friday, February 27, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on February 21st, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 in the Oakton High School Lecture Hall, starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

On Friday we will hear Jacek, KW4EP give a presentation on the basics of Surface Mount Design (SMD).  This will be a two part presentation.  Part One will be conducted in Room 108 as a basic introduction to SMD with the balance of the presentation, Part Two, given in in the Lecture Hall to the general membership.

 
Next Meeting will be on Friday, February 13, 2015
Posted By Ray Anderson on February 11th, 2015
VWS Meeting News

The next General Membership Meeting of the Vienna Wireless Society amateur radio club will be held on Friday, February 13, 2015 in the Oakton High School Lecture Hall, starting at 7:30 pm. 

Meeting Announcements

On Friday we will hear from Josh Walton, KK4LGZ, with his presentation titled: SOTA: The equipment, the experience, the excitement. First Josh will explain about SOTA and why it is so exciting. Then he will show us the equipment he uses and explain what criteria he used in its selection, and finally what it is like operating from these locations.

CW Forum:  Room 108, starting at 7:00 pm. One of our recent forum topics was QRSs--ultra slow CW. If you remember it took over five minutes to send a call sign. On Friday we will experience high speed Morse code. Come prepared to copy at speeds where the characters are just a blur.
 
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