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Happy Birthday wishes to Wayne, N7QLK; Kevin, KX4KU; Baofang, KK4JFK; Theresa, KG4TVM; Butch, W4HJL; Greg, KM4CCG; Jeff, WB4TT; Gene, KD4HRC; Charlie, WA4YGI; James, N5TE; James, KA4BOL; Paul, K4GZR and Allan. To all our Veterans, we thank you for your service, The Manassas Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, December 4th. We will need some help decorating our club trailer for the parade and George, K4GVT needs volunteers to provide radio support during this event. George can be reached at george@k4gvt.com We will be having the club Holiday Party on December 12th (Sunday) at Yorkshire Restaurant, 6 to 8 PM. This is a family event and we ask that you bring a covered dish to share. We will collect new and unwrapped toys for Toys For Tots and I have received confirmation that we will have 2 Marines attend our party!… Read more »

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Happy Birthday wishes to Doc, W1IMX; Robert, KK4MXU; Ray, KM4EKR; Phi,l AC4PL; Chris, KN4IJF and Richard. Congratulations to our VE Team led by John, KG4NXT and his band of examiners at the beginning of October. They had a very nice turnout for testing and picked up some new hams and upgraded the licenses of others! Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) is coming up on Saturday, October 16th at Camp Snyder in Haymarket. We will start operating at 9 AM. If you are on the radio and hear a CQ, please help us out with the scouts by answering! Please send lots of thoughts and prayers to Bill, KM4KWX, as he is battling some serious medical issues right now. The Manassas Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, December 4th. This was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID. Prior to that, the… Read more »

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Happy Birthday wishes to Ken, KD4VA; John, KK4TCE; Karl, W4KRl; Matthew, KK4SYM; Stu, W4PR; Ronnell, KK4ZUR; Vern, K0LVS; Chick, KC1PIA; Duane, KK4BZ; Ray, KK4AQR and Andy, KJ4MTP. John, KG4NXT and I had a pleasant time at the Berryville Hamfest and did see several club members. Even with the little rain showers, it looked like a good turnout. Happy retirement wishes to Wayne, AG4ZZ and Jeff, K9VEG. Enjoy! Congratulations to Al, KB4BHB. His grandson, Joseph, just upgraded his ham license to General. Call sign is KO4REQ. I know Al is very proud!!! There is also a new ham in the Meyerhoff family. More information to follow! Congratulations to Jay, NQ4T on his Worked All States! Jamboree on the Air will be coming up on October 16th; we will very likely be setting up at Camp Snyder in Haymarket. More information will… Read more »

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Happy Birthday wishes to Stephen, KO4GQR; Bill, WB4KLC;  Jack, KN4HHQ; Ken, WB4ZOH; Philip, KI4WGC; Jeff, KM4FTK; Bruce, KN4TS; George, K4GVT; Sandy, KM4JUS; Rosalie, KN4ZLY; Dwight, N4GSD; Mary, KK4GOW; James, AA4KG;  Jeff, K9VEG; Richard, KJ4ZIH; Luther, WA4FMO and Tony, KK4YZK – This is quite the list, I hope everyone was able to enjoy their day! I’m currently on vacation but just wanted to say happy birthday to our club members. Also wanted to say congratulations to the club and all the members for having a very successful and busy month of June. It was great seeing everyone out and about. John, KG4NXT and I are planning on going to the Berryville Hamfest, the first Sunday in August; hope to see some club members there! Please remember the Thursday night net at 8 PM. Having issues with your radio equipment or need… Read more »

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SUNSHINE CORNER – JUNE, 2021 Happy Birthday wishes to Jan, KE4TMW; Jim, KM4SXM; Bob, W4PHX; Derrick, KV4SH; Wayne, AG4ZZ; Gene, N4HFW and Bob, K4HJF. Happy Father’s Day to all our club members, hope you get to enjoy the day! Last month I posted congratulations to Wayne on his daughter’s college graduation. Turns out both daughter’s had graduations in the same weekend. So double congrats to the Phillip’s family! Thank you again to everyone that contributed to the Steve, N4OGR Memorial Scholarship. The committee led by Sandy, KM4JUS was able to award two scholarships this year! OUTSTANDING! The OVH Tailgate Event is Saturday, June 12th from 8 AM to 2 PM. To all the members who have volunteered to help, thank you very much! We will have a club table and we are once again asking for donations of baked goods…. Read more »

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Happy Birthday wishes to John, KM4VCJ; David, KG4GIY; Bill, WA4FIC; Jack, N4YIC; Carl, KK4ZYX; Craig, WA3UFY; Roberto, KM4RIE; Dick, KM4UXE; Susan, K3SSP; Terry, KC4DV; Bruce, KN4GDX; Don, WA2SWX; Robert, KJ4EOR, and John, KG4NXT Happy Mother’s Day to all our moms – club members and family members. Our VE Session on May 8th went well; we have a new General and 5 new Techs. Congratulations to everyone. Thank you to the VEs who attended to get the tests graded. Pictures are on our website – www.w4ovh.net Condolences to Jay, NQ4T, whose grandfather passed away last week. Congratulations to Wayne, N7QLK on his daughter’s college graduation! Congratulation to Duane, KK4BZ. He will be taking care of Father of the Bride duties in June. Best wishes to the bride & groom. Congratulations to Jack, KN4HHQ for receiving his WAS Certificate – Worked all… Read more »

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Happy Spring or Winter (depending on the day) Birthday wishes to Harry, KC9TXL; Harry, KN4IJY; Brian, KK4CBS; Gene, KN4JMB; Gil, KM4OZH; Paul, N4PD; Joe, KI4OHR; Steve, KJ4YHA; Chris, KU4FT; Lillian, KK4MXY; David, KI4AZX; Paul, W4ZB and David, KD4DEE. KG4NXT and I had a great time during the Virginia QSO party! Saturday morning we hit the road early and drove up to Skyline Drive, where we made our first contact. The day was beautiful and the park was in great shape! We left thru the gate in Front Royal and headed to Winchester, then pointed the car towards Manassas. On Sunday afternoon, we went out again to Loudoun County and hit Manassas & Manassas Park. Overall, a great weekend. We operated for the first time as Multiple Operators Mobile, a lot less logging for us and we had a personal best… Read more »

Here is a photo of Gordon during our presentation:

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Happy Birthday wishes to Fred, N3KVV; Wayne, N4HCR; Scott, KM4FTD; Gary, K4MRL; Jeff, N1SN; Michael, KO4BCN; Matt and David KO4HIR. Welcome home to Chick, KC1PIA. He has been in Florida with family for the last 2 months and is back in Manassas. I think he is ready for some ham radio! Thank you to everyone that has donated to Steve’s N4OGR memorial scholarship. Enough donations have come in that the club will be choosing a winner in 2021 and 2022. Awesome!!! Thank you to Gordon, NQ4K for his presentation at the February meeting. Gordon filled us in on the Virginia QSO Party that is March 20th & 21st. I noticed during the presentation that there is a youth award so I asked Gordon if the youth needed to have a license. Gordon said he would check it out and get… Read more »

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