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All regularly scheduled club meetings are held at 7:30 pm in Galax, VA on the fourth Thursday of the month with the exception of the November meeting which is normally held on the third Thursday due to Thanksgiving.  There are no meetings scheduled in June (Field Day), August (club picnic) and December (Christmas Dinner).  Please plan to attend a meeting and bring a friend, spouse or potential ham.  Contact the club president if you have an idea for a program or if you would like to conduct a program.


The next 2017 club meeting is April 27.  All club meetings during 2017 are scheduled at the Twin County Regional Hospital.  Notification of  any changes to the schedule will be announced on the BARC Service Net and on this website.  Please enter the hospital through the front door.  Take the elevator to the basement.

Dues are due by January 1 of each year.  Dues are $15.00 for full membership and $7.50 for the second household member and associate members.  Please pay Beverly, KI4JTV @

Beverly Tipton

396 Road Creek Ford

Dugspur, VA 24325

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