Year: 2019

2019 ARRL Field Day information

Field Day 2019 is June 22-23 and will be held at Little Creek Reservoir Park in Toano. Click here for directions to the Field Day site. We will be on the air from 2pm Saturday until 2pm Sunday. We will be headed

Field Day Power work session

Brian NI0P, Chris KC4CMR, Chuck AI4WU, Will K4MI and Bill NR4C gathered recently at the KL0S workspace to construct the club’s Field Day radio power “buck converter” distribution system. The group also assembled a two-panel solar array and charge controller

The “Forever VFO Project” Nears Completion!

Rick AK4MV has been a stalwart member of the club’s Builders Group just about since the beginning in 2014. He’s had a long standing project in the works, a solid state, synthesized, “boatanchor” VFO to use with his retro HF

2019 Club Picnic Information

The Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club (WAARC) will host its Annual Picnic on Tuesday June 11th at the Little Creek Reservoir Park picnic shelter, 180 Lakeview Drive Toano, VA.  You can find a map to the picnic site below.  The picnic

Morse Code Class returns

The WAARC Morse Code Class has returned. After a long break while code instructor Don, N4DJ, built his new QTH, the code class is now back in operation. See the updated information directly via: K4RC.NET Morse Code Class  

Another YL now has her Extra class license

Francine KN4KXI was unable to take her Extra exam at our last WAARC VE exam but took her test this Saturday at the MPARC VE session and is now an Extra Class ham! She is a graduate of both our

VE Session May 20 a big success

The WAARC VE team conducted a very successful VE session with eight candidates earning all the way from brand new Technician to General and Extra upgrades. We had two walk-ins, one who passed the Technician and General exams and another

Jamestown 2019 Special Event

The club held its annual Jamestown commemoration special event station today out on the island.  While celebrating the 412th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement in North America, the weather was perfect…well, at least up until 3:00 pm when

VE Session May 9 produced four new licenses from Tech class

The WAARC VE team administered exams today for four of our Technician course students and they all passed with flying colors!  Now the hard part, waiting for their shiny new call signs to show up in the FCC database.  As

Mason Shefa WX0AFN joined us for lunch today at Anna’s.  Although Mason has been in the area for a while his studies at the William and Mary School of Law kept him quite busy.  He graduates this coming Sunday with