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SUNSHINE CORNER – JUNE 2024   Happy Birthday wishes to these club members:  Jan, KE4TMW; Edward, KQ4DPP; Jim, KM4SXM; Robert, W4PHX; Wayne, AG4ZZ; Gene, N4HFW; Bob, K4HJF; Robert, N0DGN; David, KQ4BDS; Dana, KM4TTP; Ron, K3FR; William, KO4QDL; Sean, KO4ZTO and Seth, WA0FZY – Enjoy your day! Happy Father’s Day to all our dads! Congratulations to all the kids for making it thru another school year, let the summer begin! Tailgate – Congratulations to Don, WA2SWX, our Tailgate Chairman and all the other club members who helped to make this event a success. Great job by everyone, even Mother Nature, the weather was the best we could have had. On to Field Day, June 22nd & 23rd, Cat, KM4PBD, is our Chairperson for this and just chaired the last planning meeting … Read more >>

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SUNSHINE CORNER – May 2024   Happy Birthday wishes to these club members:  John, KM4VCJ; David, KG4GIY; Bill, WA4FIC; Steve, N0DWB; Jack, N4YIC; Carl, KK4ZYX; Craig, WA3UFY; Roberto, KM4RIE; Dick, KM4UXE; Susan, K3SSP; Bruce, KN4GDX; Don, WA2SWX; Robert, KJ4EOR; John, KG4NXT; Kenneth, KI4EOH and Lynn, KX4HR.  Enjoy your day! Hard to believe our Tailgate event is only a few weeks away on June 1st.   Don’t forget the award ceremony for the Virginia QSO Party will be held during Tailgate. If you get an award, please make sure we get your photo for the next newsletter!   Also, this will be the last ham event that Don, WA2SWX, will chair, as he is moving with his YL Edith to Ecuador.  Edith has been running the bake sale table for the last several … Read more >>

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SUNSHINE CORNER Happy Birthday wishes to these club members:  Harry, KC9TXL; Harry, KN4IJY; Brian, KK4CBS; Gene, KN4JMB; Gil, KM4OZH; Paul, N4PD; Joe, KI4OHR; Lillian, KK4MXY; David, KI4AZX; Paul, W4ZB; David, KD4DEE; Mark, KN4OGC and Paul, KO4UOO.  Enjoy your day! Condolences to Greg, KM4CCG, his mom passed away in March. Thank you very much to Gil, KM4OZH, for letting us park our club trailer at his home. The City Yard let us know that we needed to move the trailer and Gil stepped up!  Thanks to James, KQ4CAX, for transporting the trailer to Gil’s place and to John, KG4NXT, and Al, KB4BHB, for providing support the day of the move. Eclipse – I know Bill, AF4LL, was out of state taking in the eclipse. Anybody else have an interesting experience that … Read more >>

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SUNSHINE CORNER   Happy Birthday wishes to these club members: Fred, N3KVV; Wayne, N4HCR; Scott, KM4FTD; Gary, K4MRL; Jeff, N1SN; Michael, KO4BCN; David, KO4HIR; Matt, (no call); Noel, NW5N and Michael, KO4HBU. Enjoy your day! On Sunday, March 10th, Don, WA2SWX; John, KG4NXT and I set up an OVH table at the Vienna Winterfest. Amazing turnout for this hamfest and we had several OVH members stop by the table to let us know what purchases they were able to make! Photos follow and if you are interested in the radio that is in the left hand corner of the table, let us now. It was donated to the club by Bob, K4HJL. THANKS BOB!!!! Virginia QSO Party is Saturday & Sunday, March 16th & 17th , hope to hear you … Read more >>

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SUNSHINE CORNER   Happy 2024! Happy Birthday wishes to these club members: Dick, WN7S; Harvey, WB6TTF; Jeff, WB6UIE; Art, W1CRO; Mike, KN4NDI; Tyssen, W8ZM; Scott, KN4ZMC and Gerald, KN4DWT. Enjoy your day! REMINDER – February club meeting will be the 3rd Wednesday not Tuesday due to a meeting at the firehouse on our regular night. Hope to see you there! Thanks and best wishes to Wayne, N7QLK, he was our club trustee for years. Wayne has relocated to sunny Florida, We will miss him, but he has been able to check in thru the internet to our Thursday night net. Congrats to Gil, KM4OZH, our new club Trustee. Gil has been instrumental in keeping our repeater running smoothly! Please make sure you let us know if you move or change … Read more >>

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SUNSHINE CORNER   Happy 2024! Starting the year off with a trip around the sun. Happy Birthday wishes to the following club members: John, KI4OWH; Justin, KJ4LAS; Elizabeth, KG4NXV; Erik, K4SOK; Joseph, KM4UYA; John, WA1STU; Ken, KE2N; Ken, KN4DD; Woody, N4MQ; Fred, WD4ASP and Cat, KM4PBD. Condolences to Andrea, KI4SXM, on the passing of her mother in December. Congratulations to Jeff, K9VEG, on becoming a CW Academy Instructor. Congrats to John, KG4NXT, on contacting 2,500 unique areas for Parks on the Air (POTA). Just wanted to thank everyone once again for the great contributions we had for the Toys for Tots in December. You all were very generous! Hamfest/Tailgate season is starting up for the new year.  OVH will be hosting a Tailgate event on June 1st, in the field … Read more >>

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Sending Happy Birthday wishes to the following club members: Tony, KM4KLB; Ed, KK4PHP; Jay, NQ4T; Dianne, KI4FVV; Bill, N4SV; Kelly, (no call); Alan, KY4DN; Byron, AK4XR; David, KK4ZUU; Marwood, KL7AW and Matt, KE7EX. Thank you to everyone that participated in the Manassas Christmas Parade, great club support!   George, K4GVT, posted a link to photos from the parade. It looked like everyone had a good time.    Thank you to James, KQ4CAX, for pulling our club trailer through the parade as an entry.  Thanks to Daniela, KQ4IKQ and Luis, KQ4GBC for decorating the trailer and riding in the parade with James. OVH Holiday Party, well the weather was not great, but it didn’t snow, so that is plus in my book.   I am very grateful to the club members and significant others … Read more >>

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SUNSHINE CORNER Sending Happy Birthday wishes to the following club members:  Wayne, N7QLK; Kevin, W4RKU; Baofang, KK4JFK; Theresa, KG4TVM; Butch, W4HJL; Greg, KM4CCG; Jeff, WB4TT; Charlie, WA4YGI; James, N5TE; James, KA4BOL; Paul, KO4GZR and Allan (no call).   Thank you to all of our Veterans for your service.                 Get well wishes going out to Wayne, N7QLK, celebrating his birthday with a new knee, hope your recovery goes smoothly. Saturday, December 2nd is the annual City of Manassas Christmas Parade.  The OVH will once again be supporting this event by providing radio communications at the judge’s stand and along the parade route.    If you can help, please contact George, K4GVT at  george@k4gvt.com and he will get you the detailed information for the parade.   … Read more >>