Club Officers

President Don Trigueiro, KA6AUR
Secretary Pat Moore, K6PMM
Treasurer James (Woody) Woodruff, W6MUG

GVARC is a non-profit organization per IRS section 501(c)(4). Dues for all members become payable each January. The annual cost is only $30 per person and $10 for each family member in the same household. Membership dues grant voting rights on club business and helps with such things as the W6GGF/R repeater maintenance, emergency preparedness, etc.  GVARC repeaters are open to the public.  Club membership is not required for repeater use.

For more information, please contact us at:

To join the Club, go to HamClubOnline (HCO) at:

  1. Set up your HCO account by using the “Register New” option in the upper right of the home page
  2. On the main page, select “Apply for Membership with a HamClubOnline Club”
  3. Use the Club call sign to select our Club:   W6GGF
  4. Complete the application and submit it to the Club administrators for review and approval.

The Club meets for a business meeting the last Saturday of each month. If you are already a member of the club you will receive a meeting notice with the Zoom login information. If you are interested in the club or are in the process of joining please send an email to and we will send you an invite to the meeting.

Membership dues ($30.00 for an individual or first family member, $10.00 for each family member after the first one) may be submitted through your HamClubOnline account (preferred) by using the “Add Membership Time / Make a Payment” option on the Club menu.

Alternately, dues may be paid at our online Square web store:

Our mailing address is: Garlic Valley Amateur Radio Club, 777 1st St #160, Gilroy, CA 95020.

You can also order your replacement GVARC club badges by sending an email to the Club Secretary at:

  • Badges are $7.00 each, or $10.00 with a $3.00 donation going to the Club!