Author: Dan Ewart

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

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

Lunch visitors

Bill Canedy KM4DQM and daughter Allison KM4OCE from Fort Lauderdale Florida joined the Wednesday lunch group at Anna’s Brick Oven Restaurant on March 27th.  Bill and Allison took the opportunity to meet and speak with folks on the KB4ZIN 146.76 repeater

WAARC YLs and Friends Net Members have their first “Meet and Greet”

The club’s newly founded “YLs and Friends Net” members gathered at the Tuscany Restaurant recently for their first “Meet and Greet” so YLs and OMs could come together and meet each other in person. Joyce Carpenter KX4MK acts as net

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