The Morse Code, CW and Low Power Amateur Radio Club of Reno, Nevada
We are an ARRL
affiliated club, promoting the concept of building and operating low
power, battery powered Amateur Radio stations. We participate in
portable, contesting operations,
and general Amateur Radio education.
Field Day 2013
Field Day 2012
Field Day 2011
Field Day 2010
Field Day 2009
Field Day 2008
Field Day 2007
Field Day 2006
Meet The Members
Links to Related Sites
Slow Speed CW Net
Reno QRP Group
is hosting a slow speed CW net on Sunday afternoons to promote CW and aid newer CW enthusiasts an opportunity to practice their skills. The net is hosted by Sean, NB7A. The frequency is 28.140Khz which will allow all classes of licensees to participate. It begins at 1500 Pacific time (PDT/PST as appropriate). Initially speed will be 5 WPM.If further information is needed, contact Carl,K5HK
If you came across this site and are not familiar with QRP, it is a "Q" signal used in radio communication since the early days of morse code.
Generally, it means "low power" and has come to represent transmissions using 5 watts or less. (about the same power as a conventional 'nite lite')
A list of commonly used "Q" Signals may be found at:
monthly luncheon meetings take place on the third Monday of the month.
Field Day Results Are In
ARRL Field Day results are now published. This year as in the past
Reno QRP Group operated from Marvin Picollo School in south Reno.
Again, the club operated as Class 3AB. They logged 298 contacts and
scored 3760 points. These efforts placed the club 6th in nationally in 3AB
and 2nd in Nevada, all classes.
Congratulations to Carl and all who participated! It was a fun time for all and fine showing for a small club.
YL Luncheon Group
A monthly YL luncheon group meets
the second Wednesday of the each month. The meeting takes place at a
different restaurant each month to sample the cuisine all about town.
YL hams as well as Non-ham YL's of hams are encouraged to attend.