Month: October 2018

Yorktown 2018 event report

The day looked dismal, cold and overcast with high chance of rain. Chuck, Ed and Bill arrived shortly after 7:30 AM and began to setup the station. The first task, set up a shelter to go to if it started

General License Class VE session

The WAARC General License upgrade class concluded with the club’s VE exam session on October 20th.  Students and instructors gathered following the test session where all five candidates upgraded their licenses from Technician to General Class.  Hams upgrading include Jaylene

The Jim Bailey Award Comittee

The Jim Bailey Award Committee met to discuss the award for 2019. More details will be posted soon, but be thinking about people to nominate for this award. The award is for a member making significant contribution to amateur radio

October WAARC Hour of Power and Meeting news

During the October club HOP (Hour of Power) session, Michael, K4MRO, gave a presentation and demonstration of Digital hand held voice operation and talked about some of the many versions of this technology. Jim, AF4QG, used his mobile radio to

Amateur Radio License testing session October 20

Our October VE license testing Session will be held on Saturday October 20, 2018 at The James City Bruton Fire station, 3135 Forge Road, Toano VA 23168 starting at 10 am. (see map below). All candidates and VE’s should park