Month: August 2018

Club member Jim, AF4QG, had one end of his HF dipole antenna come down recently and asked for help getting it back up after our Saturday breakfast. This Saturday after a nice group breakfast a caravan made its way to …

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WAARC member Dave N4MW (our resident microwave expert) recently acquired several VHF/UHF high power amplifiers from a Silent Key estate.  The amps were constructed by a engineer ham and are really well built.  Dave brought them for show and tell …

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There will be a General Class this fall for anyone wishing to upgrade from their Technician license. The details are as follows: Dates: Monday’s and Thursdays, September 17-October 18. The class meets from 10:00am-12:30pm. Location: James City-Bruton Fire Department, 3135 Forge …

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WAARC President Dino KL0S recently received his latest test equipment toy – a trinocular stereo microscope that he’ll use for really small soldering work and inspection. The scope will make it much easier to find thin cracks in solder joints …

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We had a good turnout at Jimmy’s Saturday. While there the owner told Bill (NR4C) he had a flat tire. So after we all finished, we gathered in the parking lot to change Bill’s tire. Dave (AJ4XV) and Vinny (KX4HH) …

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WAARC Saturday morning breakfast broke its own attendance record Saturday August 4th when 23 folks gathered for breakfast at the Five Brothers Restaurant, one more than the most recent record breaking meal (that’s over 25% of the club membership…couldn’t get …

Record attendance at Breakfast Aug 4, 2018 Read More »

In addition to the club’s weekly Saturday breakfasts there is another group that meets every Wednesday for lunch at Anna’s Brick Oven Restaurant (2021-D Richmond Road) beginning at 11:30 a.m.  The restaurant provides a private room and the conversations are …

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