Author: Will, K4MI

Upcoming General License Class

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

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

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

2018 WAARC Club Picnic Information

WAARC will host its Annual Club Picnic on Tuesday June 12th at the James City County Little Creek Reservoir Park, 180 Lakeview Drive in Toano (off Forge Road) beginning at 6:30 p.m.  There will NOT be a club meeting at

2018 Jamestown Special Event Results

On Saturday May 12 the club set up its special event station at Jamestown Island in commemoration of the 411th anniversary of Landing Day. It was a nice, but warm day; great weather to be out operating a special event

2018 Jamestown Special Event

Saturday May 12th is our first special event of the year. K4RC will be on the air from 10AM-4PM commemorating the 411th anniversary of the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America. We will descend upon Jamestown

Builders’ Group QST Article

Dino KL0S wrote an article about the builders’ group for QST several years ago. The article was published in the February 2015 issue, and you can view it here: Ham Radio Makerspace. While the spring sessions of the builders’ group

CERT Licensed Radio Session March 2018

WAARC Technician licensing class graduates were issued JCC Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program hand held two-meter transceivers at a ceremony on Friday March 30, 2018.  Chris Courson KC4CMR, the JCC Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) Emergency Coordinator, provided eligible

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