Author: Dan Ewart

WAARC held its October meeting but changed things up a bit this month.  Hour of Power was dedicated to newcomers questions.  During that hour we were able to greet three new prospective club members who are already hams living in …

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Wally WA3RWP, our WAARC Training Coordinator, conducts a practical VHF/UHF antenna exercise with the Technician class’s youngest students.  Both the Technician licensing and General upgrade courses continue through late October when a joint class VE exam session will be held.

Brian, NI0P, recently installed a really neat NMO style VHF/UHF antenna mount on his Ford F-150 pickup.  The “BulletProofDiesel” company sells a aftermarket third brake light bracket that fits between the cab rear light assembly and the body of the …

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The YLs and Friends group held a monthly get together for a “Bunco Party” (Bunco is a dice game).  WAARC members were joined by the WA6ILT’s XYL Christine, K3RM’s XYL Donna, and Chris and Sue Rockwell who are good friends …

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The WAARC VE team led by VE Coordinator Kerry NH2A had a very successful VE session on Saturday August 17th. Seven folks came to take exams with everyone walking away with either an upgraded or a new license.  Several test …

August 17 Test session a success Read More »

YL club members Anita KH2FX, Cissy N4ZRW and Toby KL0SS welcomed newcomer Jolene Boyer N1GZY (second from right) to Saturday breakfast recently. Jolene and husband Richard N1AAF recently relocated to the area from Tennessee and are looking forward to becoming part …

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Gil K4JST showed the weekly lunch group his latest project recently.  Gil decided to use plans provided by Bill NR4C to build a antenna launcher.  Several club members have their own versions and are happy to help any with antenna …

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WAARC continues it’s reputation for being one of the “eatingest” ham groups with 17 folks gathering for a Saturday breakfast at the newly opened “Not Another Pancake House” on Richmond Road.  NAPH is owned and operated by the folks who …

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The WAARC Food Committee members, along with President Dino Papas KL0S, gathered at Old City BBQ recently to present a letter of appreciation and club patch to owner and pit-master Vernon Geddy for the wonderful food his restaurant provided for …

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The club had a wonderful Field Day event at the end of June where we had great weather, camaraderie, and of course food (thanks again Food Committee!). Chuck AI4WU who headed up the Field Day effort conducted a short after …

Field Day 2019 was great Read More »