Author Archives: Theresa, KG4TVM

Sunshine Corner November

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SUNSHINE CORNER Happy birthday wishes to Wayne N7QLK, Kevin KX4KU, Baofang KK4JFK, Theresa KG4TVm, Butch W4HJL, Greg KM4CCG, Jeff WB4TT, Gene KD4RHC, Charlie WA4YGI and Joe AB4QV Happy Veteran’s Day to all our service members, thank you very much for your service. Please continue to send positive thoughts to Butch W4HJL as he continues his recovery, he is back in the hospital in Fairfax this time as of the date of this being written. Condolences to Luther WA3FMO and his family on the sudden passing of his mother-in-law in October. Condolences to Butch W4HJL and his extended family on the passing of his mother-in-law at the end of October. HOLIDAY PARTY – Sunday, December 10th at the Yorkshire Restaurant, starts at 6 pm. Please bring a potluck dish to share. We will also collect Toys For Tots donations of new… Read more »

Jamboree On The Air – 2017

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On Saturday, October 21st, 2017, several OVH members worked with local scouts during JOTA – Jamboree On The Air! The event was organized by John Heartney, KG4NXT, along with Ken Carpenter, KD6DBX, with Troop 581 of National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. It was a perfect fall day, lots of sunshine at the Braemar Swim Club. Antennas went up, radios were tuned up and contacts were made between 9 am and 2 pm. John KG4NXT set up his ICOM 756Pro with a windom antenna. Don WA2SWX set up a DSTAR station. Wayne N7QLK and Kevin KX4KU worked with the scouts. Everyone did an outstanding job getting these scouts on the air. Gil KM4OZH was traveling but was able to have QSO’s on 2-meters with his home-made mobile antenna from Amissville. The scout leaders had several laptops arranged… Read more »