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

QRP Works!

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,

What does
QRP mean?

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:

AC6V Web Site

Monthly Luncheon Meeting

Reno QRP's monthly luncheon meetings take place on the This Month's meeting will be December 15, 2014
from 11:30am until?.
  Where? -  Alamo/Petro Shopping Center, 1950 East Greg Street Sparks, NV. The restaurant is located in the "Alamo Truck Stop" located on Greg Street south of I-80 between Sparks Blvd. and Vista Blvd. off ramps.
This includes new hams, old hams and wanna-be hams.
Feel free to bring show-and-tell items

Field Day 2014 Results
Carl,  K5HK did an outstanding job this year
organizing Field Day and guiding the club through another excellent event.  Although Field Day is not hearlded as a contest, scores are kept.
As before the club entered as class 3AB, three transmitters, battery
power, QRP.  We placed first in Nevada and 2nd in the nation.
Nationally, the club in New Mexico came in first again.
Thank you, Carl.

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.
For info on the next meet,
contact Yvonne Maxwell, W7YMM at: