Author: Will, K4MI

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

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

Special Event Dates for 2019

For those that are interested in working the three Special Events this year, please put these dates in your calendar: Jamestown Special Event at Jamestown Island: May 11 Colonial Williamsburg Special Event (specific location TBD): July 6 Yorktown Special Event

Upcoming WAARC VE Testing sessions

There are a few testing sessions coming up in the next few weeks. All the information about what you need for testing sessions can be found on our Testing Sessions page. The dates, times, and locations for the upcoming testing sessions are

Temporary Club Meeting Location

Due to some extensive renovations at the James City County Library we will not be able to use our usual meeting location. Instead, we have arrangements with the library to use one of the rooms in the Stryker Center in

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