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Past Events
- Hamfest July 13th
- W1AW/2 Special Event
(more details to follow)
- September VHF Contest;
Sept. 12th, 13th and 14th
- Sweep Stakes;
November 15th and 16th
- Field Day;
June 27th, 28th, and 29th


The call W2LV was adopted in March 1999 as the club call of the Sussex County Amateur Radio Club, Inc. and is dedicated to the memory of its former member and radio pioneer, the late Robert M. Morris 1902 -1997.

The Sussex County Amateur Radio Club is dedicated to Education, Public Service and the advancement of amateur radio.

SCARC meetings are held every third Friday of the month (except for July and August) at 8:00pm at the Sussex County Public Safety Training Academy, 114 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ. It’s the old fire academy across the street from the main branch of the Sussex County Library.

Click here for directions

VE sessions are also held at every club meeting. Please arrive at 7:30pm if you plan on taking an exam.

Club Meeting this Friday 5/15/2015

The next club meeting will be on Friday, May 15th. We will have a VE Session.

SCARC Announcements - Watch for Continuous Updates ..... Updated 04/21/15

*** We will be having an Executive Committee meeting this Friday, April 24th at Lion Technology starting at 6pm.

*** Our next meeting will be on May 15th 2015 at the Sussex Training Center. We will have a VE session starting at 7:30pm local time. The meeting will start at 8:00pm. We will be discussing the VHF contest and FD. N2HMM will present a short tutorial on using WriteLog, our logging program and DigiPan our PSK-31 program. He will also preset a High Frequency Terrain Analysis (HFTA) of the Field Day site.

*** The SCARC VHF Contest Mountain Toppers were 5th place in the country for last Septembers VHF Contest. Congratulations to all those who participated.

*** Speaking of the VHF Contest we will be looking for contacts of any kind from the membership and non-membership alike during the June VHF contest on 52.525, 146.580, 223.500 and 446.000 FM. We will be on SSB/CW on all these bands including our new band, 1296MHz.


*** 2015 SCARC ACTIVITIES-DATES TO REMEMBER-VHF Contest June 12, 13 and 14. Field Day June 26, 27, and 28. Hamfest July 11 and 12. VHF Contest September 11, 12 and 13. Sweep Stakes November 21 and 22.

*** Well did we had a very good June 2014. Both the June VHF Contest and the Field Day results are in. We were 7th in the country for VHF and third in the country (YES 3rd place!) in the country for Field Day in our category. We were only 600 points behind 2nd place but 1800 points ahead of 4th place. Overall for all classes we were 54 out of 2686 official entries. This is a pleasant surprise as it shows how good SCARC really is.

Posted by N2HMM 04/21/15

W2LV Year in Review on HAM Nation

Thank you to K9ZOZ and the other club members for great images over the year. Our clip starts at 34:40.

New - 2 M Net - Tuesday Nights

Join us Tuesday nights at 8:00PM, on 147.300, for our weekly rag chew. This is open to everyone and we have had some great discussions.

Click here for some net recaps

Check in to the net and have a great time!


New - 75 M Net - Thursday Nights

The 80M net will start up again on an intermittent basis on or around 3863KHz starting at 8pm local time. Stay tuned to 147.300 and SCARC-L messages for updates.

Posted: 11/22/2013

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