The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club (PVARC) is located in Roswell, NM and serves Roswell and the surrounding communities.  The club operates under the call sign W5ZU and is open to all who are interested in the hobby of amateur radio. We work to promote and support the hobby of amateur radio in the Chaves County area through fellowship, education, outreach and community support. We invite you to learn more about us here at our web site, on our nightly VHF net, at our Saturday Coffee Klatch or at one of our regular meetings.


We meet monthly on the first Thursday. Meetings start at 7:00 PM at the PVARC Clubhouse. the clubhouse is located in Cahoon Park in Roswell near the intersection of Riverside Drive and Ohio Avenue. See the clubhouse link for a map and directions. All are welcome to attend the meetings. Come on down and say hi. 

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2013 / 2014 Officers Elected

Posted 9/5/2013

The PVARC has elected new officers:

President - Mike Rohrbacher (KE4VNN)

Vice President - Jerry Thiel (KF5GKR)

Treasurer - Nathan Babcock (W5JXT)

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PVARC Gets New Clubhouse!

Posted 9/4/2013

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club has aquired a new club house. We are pleased to announce that effective in October, we will begin meeting in our new location: 403 N. Richardson in Roswell, NM. This new location is larger, more modern and will enable our club to grow and develop into something great. More information will follow. Thanks to everyone who helped to make this possible. There are exciting things to come.

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PVARC Launches New Web-Site!

Posted 3/1/2013

The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club is proud to announce the launch of its new website at the following addresses: and Both locations host an identical site. Keep checking back often as new features are added to our site.

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