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Welcome to the St. Croix Amateur Radio Club

Main Banner Welcome to the home of the St. Croix Amateur Radio Club!  The St. Croix Amateur Radio Club (STXARC) is an organization dedicated to Amateur Radio primarily on the island of St. Croix and throughout the United States Virgin Islands (USVI).  Members meet on the first Saturday of every month, generally at the deep end and the club runs a weekly Net every Monday at 8:00pm local time on the 147.25 MHz NP2VI repeater (+600 Hz/ no tone).  All local & visiting amateurs are welcome to join us!
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Field Day 2019 Details

Field Day is ham radio’s open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all […]

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NCS Cheat Sheet

This spreadsheet is meant to assist those stations acting as net control for nets in the USVI. It contains the suffixes of those stations known to be active on VHF nets. Callsign suffixes (the letters after the number in the call) are bold faced. If there are multiple instances of […]

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HAMS in Paradise – Spring 2019

Wow, what a difference a year makes!  Ham radio is coming alive in the USVI, both in infrastructure and new hams joining our ranks.  It’s a known fact that following hurricanes there is logically an increase in interest in ham radio, but what’s happened over the past year is beyond […]

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Technician License Class Begins on STX!

The VI Ham Radio Club welcomed 30 students on April 16, 2019 to their first classes at the American Red Cross of the Virgin Islands in Sunny Isles.

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Governor Names Col. Daryl Jaschen Director of VITEMA

By  Source Staff   –  March 23, 2019 On Friday, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. named Col. Daryl Jaschen, Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) veteran, as director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA). Col. Jaschen, who is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and […]

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Public Service in Paradise

Public Service in Paradise: The US Virgin Islands The Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands is comprised of three islands: St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.  St. Thomas (population 40,000) is familiar to most as the busiest Caribbean cruise-ship destination, with some 1,500,000 annual passengers.  St. John (population 1,500), […]

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Ham Radio Isn’t Just for Hurricanes: Ham Radio Assists in Rescue of Missing Mariner

by Larry Pruss, NP2LP & Fred Kleber, K9VV / NP2X [St. John, US Virgin Islands, October 3, 2018] It was Thursday night and I was nodding in and out while watching TV. From the other room I heard what sounded like a weak scratchy signal trying to access the local […]

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YASME FOUNDATION SUPPORTING GRANT TO ARISS AND EXCELLENCE AWARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2018 St. Charles, MO YASME FOUNDATION SUPPORTING GRANT TO ARISS AND EXCELLENCE AWARDS The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation announces that it has made a significant grant to ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, www.ariss.org) in support of the Critical Infrastructure […]

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HAMS In Paradise – Fall 2018

Wow, hard to believe we’re back in “season”. Here at the peak of hurricane season, the Atlantic looks like a conga-line of storms. The below photo doesn’t show the remnants of hurricane Gordon which has dissipated over CONUS. The seasonal conga line of storms is strewn across the Atlantic like […]

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Field Day 2018 Highlights

Highlights of 2018 Field Day include: 504 QSOs (Phone and CW) 69 of 80 participating ARRL Section QSOs (USA and Canada) 1,606 total points (656 QSOs and 950 bonus) 2 HF stations operated on emergency power – generator 1 VHF station operated on emergency power – generator 40 visitors to […]

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