Next Club Meeting is 6:30 p.m. Thursday September 2th, 2001.

Next VE Test Session is 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11th, 2021.
Testing is BACK!!! (Masks required)

We meet monthly for informative and entertaining programs and speakers, old-fashioned ham fellowship, periodic public service projects, and a lot more.  Come join a very diverse group of hams from throughout the 4-States involved in almost every aspect of the hobby.  We’re the area’s largest, regionally focused, amateur radio club.  And we have a place for you!

New Time and Location

Now available: FOOD!

We now have a menu to choose from at the Highlands Clubhouse:

  • Chef’s Special – To be announced the Monday before the meeting at
    To see the Thursday Chef Special meal, sign up at the BVPOA website for the Dinner updates.
  • Sandwich’s – Turkey, Chicken Salad, Roast Beef, Ham, Italian
  • Hot Dog / Bratwurst

The Chef’s Special and Sandwiches are PRE-ordered ASAP after the ~10 a.m. Monday notice

We need to update the Resturant with orders by the end of Tuesday, or before.

The Hot Dog / Bratwurst do not need to be pre-ordered

We meet on the first Thursday of every month at the Highland Clubhouse and Golf Shop, 1 Pamona Drive, 1.3 Miles from I-49 Highlands Exit (Rocky Dell Hollow Road) in Bella Vista at 6:30 p.m.

Highlands Clubhouse and Golf Shop

We very much appreciate the Bella Vista Community letting us meet here!  

Here is a Google Map to the Highland Clubhouse.

Our meetings are open to the public and you are cordially invited to attend.

You do not have to be a member to attend, however if you would like to join us, here is our Club Membership Application and Club Brochure.

Win a door prize!

Each month,
we ask our generous members to consider donating good used radio & electronic items for the meeting’s door prizes. You just might Win!

Please consider paying forward your unused radio-related items at an upcoming club meeting! Door Prizes are another great benefit of being a BVRC member!

Club Contact Info

Club Officers

President  Tom Northfell – W5XNA Email

Vice President  Don Banta – K5DB Email

Secretary  Wayne Patton – K5UNX Email

Treasurer  Marc Whittlesey – WØKYZ Email

Public Information Officer  TBD

Technical Officer  Tem Moore – N5KWL Email

Repeater Trustee   Glenn Kilpatrick – WB5L Email

Member at Large  Glenn Kilpatrick – WB5L Email

Appointed Chair Persons

Membership Committee  Ron Evans – K5XK Email

VE Testing Committee  Don Cooper – KC7DC Email

Emergency Communications Committee  David Maihofer – ND7C Email

Social Media Committee Clara Orvin – KI5HTX Email

Newsletter Committee  Don Banta – K5DB Email

Website Committee  Glenn Kilpatrick – WB5L Email

Net Committee  Chris Deibler – KG5SZQ Email

Elmer 911 Committee  Paul Dixon – K5YH Email

Berksdale Golf Course