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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

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

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

ARRL Reference books donated to library by KL0S and KL0SS

Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club president Dino Papas KL0S presents Williamsburg Regional Library Collection Development Librarian Neil Hollands with the club’s donation of 13 ARRL reference books at the club’s February meeting. The comprehensive book set is useful across the