The Potomac Highlands Amateur Radio Club, also known as "PHARC", is a non-profit IRS 501(c)(3) association of federally licensed Amateur Radio operators (also known as "ham radio" operators) who
primarily reside in beautiful eastern West Virginia.

 Our members are all volunteers.  We are experienced and capable of providing non-commercial radio telecommunications, independent of public and/or commercial networks.  Members of our Club provide vital communications services in this part of the state of West Virginia and we strive to live up to ham radio's motto:  "When all else fails...    ...Amateur Radio works!"  


Next PHARC meeting will be Janurary 15 at 7:00 PM.
Location: Hardy County RRT building across from the old 911 facility.
Talk-in will be on the local repeaters listed at the bottom of this page.

Next CERT meeting: To be announced.

Upcoming FCC License Testing Sessions

The next PHARC exam session is March 7, Located at the Hardy County RRT building across from the old 911 center.
A photo I.D. is required, and existing licensed operators must also bring their current valid license.
Pre-registration is requested, to guarantee seating, but walk-ins accepted.
Those with special needs require pre-registration to ensure proper resources are available.

This exam is FREE!

Pre-registration or questions can be directed to:
Phone: during day at 304-538-2346 and ask for Scott or Greg. Be sure to mention you are calling about the amateur radio exam.

Talk-in will be on the repeaters listed towards bottom of this page.

Local Nets

Join us every Monday night:

1st net at 20:30(8:30PM) on the 145.190- T118.8 N8VAA repeater.
2nd net right after the first, on 10 meter at or around 28.450 USB.

1st week net control op: John, N8VAA

2nd week net control op: Scott, KD8AZC

3rd week net control op: John, WV8J

4th week net control op: ??




Weather data collected from Old Fields, WV

Classified Ads

FOR SALE: IC-2400A Very nice dual-band Icom transceiver. Very clean, near mint. Microphone, original manual, and mounting bracket included. Original power cord, full, length. Has optional tone squelch board added for primary band. Encodes on both bands. $150
Also 12 amp desktop power supply for an additional $20.

FOR SALE: Yaesu 817ND. Comes with extras. $650

FOR SALE: LDG AT-1000 Auto Tuner. $300

FOR SALE: Kenwood TS-50S.

FOR SALE: Yaesu VX-7R. $200 OBO

FOR SALE: Alinco DJ560T VHF/UHF dual band ht. Comes with original box, antenna, rechargeable battery pack, alkaline dry cell pack and original manual plus service manual, and sales ad. HT is in very good condition and working properly but sold as is.

WANTED: Aluminum base antennas. Complete or parts, cheap or FREE, in the Hardy Co, WV area. Prefer local pickup, but will consider traveling a reasonable distance.

Got something to sell or trade?

Maybe there is something your looking for.

Have it listed here. Contact: KD8AZC

Contact Information


Club Email: KD8IFP
President: Scott Greenwalt, KD8AZC
Vice President: John Sherman Jr., N8VAA
Secretary/Treasurer: John Davis, WV8J

145.190 Repeater Trustee: John Sherman Jr.: N8VAA
146.985 / 444.400 / 447.325 Repeater Trustee Scott Greenwalt: KD8AZC

POC for membership info is WV8J, or any other officer or known member.

Club mailing address is:

PO Box 31
Moorefield, WV 26836


PHARC Amateur Radio Club

PHARC & Affiliated Repeaters Information

145.190, - OFFSET, TONE 118.8 Callsign N8VAA
146.985, - OFFSET, TONE 123.0, Callsign KD8IFP
444.400, + OFFSET, TONE 103.5 Callsign KD8IFP
447.325, - OFFSET, TONE 103.5 Callsign KD8AZC
144.390, APRS Digi/Igate/Weather KD8AZC, -2, -13






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