Month: June 2018

2018 Colonial Williamsburg Special Event

Saturday July 7th is our second special event of the year. K4RC will be on the air from 10AM-4PM commemorating the 242nd anniversary of Independence Day in the United States. The group will meet for Breakfast at 7am at Capitol

Field Day 2018 Wrap-Up

WAARC participated in ARRL Field Day on June 23-24, 2018. As in the past, the club entered as a class 2A station, along with a GOTA (Get On The Air) station and a VHF station. Set up began on Friday

Update about Jim AF4QG

Over the past few weeks one of our club members, Jim Hartselle, AF4QG, has been a little under the weather. On Thursday morning Toby KL0SS reports that he was admitted into Sentara Williamsburg hospital Wednesday evening, 6-20-18. At this time

Tower antenna work

WAARC club member Cissy Meier N4ZRW realigns the long boom 6m yagi on the extensive VHF/UHF fold-over tower antenna array she shares with OM Dave N4MW at their QTH in New Kent County. (click photo to see larger)

The Annual WAARC Picnic was a huge success

The WAARC Food Committee planned and conducted the club’s Annual Picnic on June 12th.  A wonderful buffet style BBQ meal provided by the world famous Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que fed 50 members of the club and their guests.  Committee members included

ARRL “challenge coin” for VE Mike Conte W4NYY

Club President Dino Papas KL0S presents a ARRL Volunteer Examiner “challenge coin” to long time VE Mike Conte W4NYY in recognition of his over 21 years of coordinating the club’s bi-annual license exam sessions.  The club plans to expand the

2018 Field Day Press Release

Field Day 2018 is around the corner, and WAARC is gearing up for our operations out at Little Creek Reservoir Park. Here is our club’s Field Day press release for this year’s event. Feel free to share this with anyone