Month: September 2018

WAARC General License Class started

WAARC began its FCC General Class upgrade course on Monday September 17th and runs through October 18th. Club Training Coordinator Wally Frank WA3RWP greets the class. The club was fortunate to be offered the classroom facility at the James/Bruton Volunteer

Bruce, AD4IT does service for Lions

A recent The Virginia Gazette Community News article shows WAARC member Bruce Young AD4IT, also a member of the Wiliamsburg Host Lions Club, helping deliver over 800 pairs of eyeglasses to a local recycling center:  ( From the Lions Club

WAARC Builders Group Reminder

The Club’s Builders Group begins its fall sessions on Saturday September 15th beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the KL0S/KL0SS QTH.  For new club members the Builders Group is a great way to improve your homebrew/kit-building skills.  Group members experience levels

Local PVRC chapter Annual Awards

The Colonial Capital Chapter of the Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC) held its Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday evening at Victoria’s on John Tyler highway. Ted (W3TB), Rob (KK4R), Chuck (AI4WU), and Bill (NR4C) received Progress Endorsements toward their Five-Meg 

K4MRO’s New Mobile Antenna System

WAARC member Michael K4MRO recently replaced a inefficient magnet-mount antenna on his van with a Diamond CR627 Tri-Band (6m/2m/440MHz) system. The adjustable Comet RS720 Trunk Mount and the fold-over antenna allow him to bring the van into his garage (don’t

Recognition award for K4MRO

WAARC President Dino Papas KL0S (right) presents an award to Michael Olds K4MRO in recognition of his effort in designing our new club logo as well as coordinating the manufacture of the embroidered patch to go along with it.  The

NR4C has a new test bench

NR4C HAS NEW TEST BENCH September 1, 2018> Over the past year, Bill (NR4C) and Will (K4MI) have been working to clean-up and organize Bill’s radio room. Previously it was really a “shack” with stuff everywhere. The room suffered from