Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club

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The Colonial Half Marathon, 13 miles, was held this year in cold, but more favorable weather conditions than last year. WAARC operators were scattered around the course providing communication and keeping the event organizer up to date on the locations …

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At the February meeting of the Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club, new President Toby, KL0SS, presented a plaque with thanks to out going President of two years Dino, KL0S. Toby reviewed the many accomplishments and great progress the club has …

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Due to ongoing renovations at the James City County Library, the February club meeting and hour of power will take place on February 11 at the Stryker Center in downtown Williamsburg, at 412 N Boundary Street. The Hour of Power …

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The WAARC club’s Annual Dinner was this past Saturday at Doraldo’s Italian Restaurant.  We had 59 attendees and everyone seemed to have had a great time (especially those who won one or more door prizes!). There were three tremendous highlights …

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Last week Monday Don N4DJ and Kerry NH2A had breakfast at Honey Butter’s Kitchen in Norge to talk about their old radios. By the time they were pulling out their wallets to pay they had decided to have breakfast again …

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At the club meeting on January 14 WAARC held its annual election of officers. Congratulations to the new officers for 2020. President: Toby Papas KL0SS Vice President: Anita Hofferth KH2FX Secretary: Dan Ewart WG4F Treasurer: Greg Pula K3RM Director At …

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Club member Bruce AD4IT enlisted the aid of Chuck AI4WU and Chris KC4CMR in testing and aligning a GMRS repeater destined for use in Suffolk. The repeater, originally a commercial Kenwood radio was repurposed as a ham repeater before Bruce …

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On 5 January Bill NR4C completed building a desk table for his brand new Elecraft K4 radio. He designed the table, printed a CAD drawing of it, and created a lumber list. On Saturday, 4 January, after the record breaking …

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Continuing the Saturday breakfast tradition, the first club breakfast of 2020 set a record in attendance (I count 27). Meeting at the Capital Pancake House on Capital Landing Rd, we took over most of one side of the restaurant with …

First Breakfast of 2020 sets a record Read More »

The WAARC Saturday breakfast crowd continued its welcoming spirit by having Kalila King KM4RXM and her husband Joe join the group today.  She and Joe are visiting from Georgia for the week. Kalila contacted us via the “info@k4rc.net” email tab …

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