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About Us

Welcome to the White Mountain Amateur Radio Club (W1MWV), a beacon for amateur radio enthusiasts in the heart of New Hampshire’s scenic White Mountains.

Our club is a vibrant community where individuals passionate about amateur radio come together to explore, communicate, and share their knowledge in a welcoming and supportive environment.


Our Mission

Our Members

The White Mountain Amateur Radio Club is dedicated to promoting the hobby and service of amateur radio. We aim to provide a platform for education, fellowship, and public service, fostering the growth and enjoyment of amateur radio for our members and the broader community.

Our club is composed of a diverse group of individuals, from seasoned operators, known as “hams,” to newcomers eager to learn and explore the world of amateur radio. Our membership is open to all, regardless of experience level. We pride ourselves on offering a supportive space for learning, experimentation, and advancement in the hobby.


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Under the guidance of our President, Greg Fitch (KB1EZJ), and supported by a dedicated Board of Directors, our club thrives on the collective experience and enthusiasm of its members. Our leadership team is committed to fostering a club that is active, inclusive, and engaging for everyone.

President – Greg Fitch, KB1EZJ

Vice-President – Kevin Bennett, N1IME

Secretary – Mary Sheldon, N1RKO

Treasurer – Phil Knobel, AB1RT

Member-at-Large – Rick Stillman, N1HPR

Activities and Services

The White Mountain Amateur Radio Club offers a wide range of activities and services to its members and the community, including:

  • Regular Meetings and Nets: We hold monthly meetings and weekly nets that serve as opportunities for members to connect, discuss, and learn.
  • Licensing and Education: For those looking to earn their amateur radio license or upgrade their existing license, we offer resources and support to help members achieve their goals.
  • Public Service: Our members actively participate in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), providing essential communication support during emergencies and community events.
  • Technical Projects and Workshops: From antenna building to software-defined radio, our club organizes workshops and projects that cater to a wide range of interests and skill levels.
  • Social Events and Field Operations: We believe in the power of community and enjoy coming together for social events, field days, and other outdoor activities that promote the spirit of amateur radio.

Engagements and Learning Sessions

  • Monthly Gatherings & Weekly Nets: Our club convenes for monthly gatherings and holds weekly nets to foster connections, discussions, and learning among members. Monthly meetings take place in the cozy Ham Room at Conway Center library, scheduled every second Thursday from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
  • Nets Schedule: Join us for our W1MWV Nets every Friday at 7:00 PM for insightful sessions including FCC testing orientations by our ARES team, and don’t miss the K1MWV Net every Monday at 7:00 PM, alternating between 145.450 and 147.03 (Ossipee) frequencies. Everyone is encouraged to participate.
  • Virtual Learning Opportunities: Stay updated through our emails or Facebook page for virtual gatherings, featuring guest speakers on various topics from DXpeditions to antenna building, scheduled for most Wednesdays at 7:00 PM. Link for the Zoom meeting: Join Zoom Meeting.

All enthusiasts are warmly invited to both our Nets and Zoom sessions.

Development and Service

  •  Licensing & Education: Aspiring and current hams looking to obtain or upgrade their licenses will find ample resources and support within our club to fulfill their ambitions.
  • Community Service: Through active participation in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), our members provide crucial communication support during emergencies and local events.
  • Workshops & Technical Projects: Our club organizes a range of workshops and projects, from antenna construction to exploring software-defined radio, catering to diverse interests and skill levels.
  • Community & Field Activities: Emphasizing the importance of camaraderie, we regularly come together for social gatherings, field days, and other outdoor events that celebrate and promote the essence of amateur radio.

Discover the joy and companionship of amateur radio with us at the White Mountain Amateur Radio Club.