Author: Will, K4MI

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

Spring 2018 Bulders’ Group Session #3

March 2018 VE Session Results

From Mike, W4NYY We had our Spring VE session Saturday morning and it went very well.  Before getting into the particulars, I want to thank the following VE’s and those who are not VE’s that lent a hand:  Wally WA3RWP

March 2018 VE Session

The Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club (WAARC) will conduct a Amateur Radio license exam test session on Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Colonial Heritage Club House, 6500 Arthur Hills Drive, Williamsburg VA 23188, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Volunteer Examiners

1st Jim Bailey KB4ZIN Memorial Award Presentation

At the 2018 WAARC Club Dinner the first Jim Bailey KB4ZIN Memorial Award was presented. This award was developed to honor a local ham that has made a significant contribution to Ham Radio recently. The honoree receives a plaque that

The New Jim Bailey Memorial Award

In late 2017 Bill NR4C, our club’s Member at Large, made a recommendation that the club establish and sponsor an award to be presented annually that would recognize a ham in the local area who made the most significant contributions in

2017 Jamestown Special Event

On Saturday, May 13, WAARC will be on the air from Jamestown Island in commemoration of the 410th anniversary of the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607. This is one of three Special Event

Jim Bailey, KB4ZIN, SK

Jim Bailey, KB4ZIN, passed away on April 5. Most of you would recognize his call sign from the local repeaters in the Williamsburg area. He set up the 146.76 machine in the area in 1987, which has proven to be

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