Month: August 2014

Technician License Class in Hampton

For those who know someone who may be interested, a Technician Class is being held in Hampton.  Im forwarding the information on behalf of the Hampton ARES coordinator Chris Hosman, KC4F.  Please contact him directly for more information and to

Builders’ Group Starting Again

As announced at the club meeting,  the WAARC Builders Group will begin a fall session starting on Saturday September 13th and will meet bi-weekly for 4-6 sessions depending on interest. For those of you who are new builders or weren’t

North America QSO Party Event

The North American QSO Party phone contest is this Saturday, 16-Aug, from 1400 local to 0200 local Sunday. It’s a quick 12 hour contest, but lots of fun. WAARC will be operating the contest from the Williamsburg EOC, located at

Yorktown Special Event Date Set

Our Special Events Coordinator Tom AJ4LM has confirmed the date for the Yorktown Special Event. It will be held on October 18 at the Yorktown Battlefield. More info will be posted as the date gets closer.


Info from Chris, KC4CMR: Dennis, KJ4ADE, passed away last Friday.  Dennis was always willing and enjoyed helping at our events like the Marathons. He was also involved in CERT training and emergency simulations. He will be missed. Link to Daily

Club Members in the News

Recently a couple of club members were involved in an emergency preparedness training exercise. Bobby, N5VCU and Kyle, KK4BMZ participated with the Patriot’s Colony CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) in a realistic simulation to practice in the event of a