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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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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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Weekly ARES Net will be back on the St. Croix NP2VI Repeater starting on 4/30/2018

Effective Monday, 30 April 2018, the 2000hrs (local), St. Croix ARES net call will once again be conducted on the St. Croix repeater; NP2VI – 147.25 MHz (+) offset; 100 Hz tone. The audio on the repeater has been corrected although there still is a odd noise being made at the […]

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ARRL 2017 Hurricane Season After Action Report Features STX ARC activities

The ARRL 2017 Hurricane Season After Action Report has been released and features information on the activities conducted by the St. Croix Amateur Radio Club in response to Hurricane’s Irma and Maria.  The summary is presented on page 8 of the report.  The entire report is 2017 ARRL Hurricane After […]

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Hams In Paradise – MARCH 2018

Welcome to Spring! The long season of “Christmas Winds” seems to have drawn to a close and the temperatures are actually starting to warm up a bit! Warm is a relative term, so for readers not located in the VI, the all-time record lows are: St. Thomas: 52F, St. John: […]

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Multiple Demonstrations featured at March 2018 meeting of St. Croix Amateur Radio Club

In addition to the normal discussion, the monthly meeting of the St. Croix Amateur Radio Club that occurred on Saturday March 3 featured three exciting demonstrations to further the knowledge of Ham radio operators in attendance. Reynaldo Boss, WP2RB brought in several PC power supplies that were converted for HAM […]

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VI Hams encouraged to take ICS Classes ahead of storm season

The VI Ham Radio club would like to encourage local Amateur Radio Operators who are interested in providing assistance after disasters to take the following Incident Command System (ICS) classes.  Successful passing of these classes is a MUST for anyone who desires to work in the VITEMA EOC.

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Puerto Rico, US Virgin Island Amateurs are International Humanitarian Award Winners

The St. Croix Amateur Radio Club is honored to announce that the ARRL has conferred the 2018 International Humanitarian Award jointly on the Amateur Radio population of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands! Members of the St. Croix Amateur Radio club provided vital communication links during Hurricanes Irma and […]

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