The Contoocook Valley Radio Club is a general interest Amateur Radio Club based in the Henniker, New Hampshire area. The CVRC was formed in 1959 to facilitate the exchange of information and general cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of amateur radio in the general community.
The CVRC annually provides communications for several public service events such as walks and bicycle rides that raise funds for non-profit organizations.
CVRC members are active in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES). Members participate in weekly training nets and in Simulated Emergency Tests. These members are trained and experienced, and are able to provide both equipment and assistance in public service emergencies.
The CVRC participates in Field Day, and annual exercise to set up and operate several radio stations on portable emergency power for competing in the annual national Field Day event.
The CVRC meets monthly for members share information, experiences, and amateur radio operating techniques.
The CVRC operates the K1BKE / Repeater 146.895MHz -600 Offset, 100 Hz PL, Pat’s Peak, Henniker, New Hampshire.