The big weekend is almost upon us once again! if you’re coming out to Heritage Acres please take the time to read through the following information carefully. Above all, have a great time! 73. Steve VA7KH & the WARA Field ... Read more »
Come hear Steve Pocock, VA7KH, present the plans for this year’s Field Day. There will be an interesting new antenna this time, a “Get On The Air” station for new hams and for the public to try, and also a different contest logging system. Steve will speaking at the WARA meeting on May 16 at 7:00 in Red Cross House on Fairfield Avenue.
Here’s a 1:1 current balun I wound for the folded ‘skeleton sleeve’ 40m/20m dipole antenna that we’re building for our second Field Day antenna: It may not look a big deal, but it actually is. Its functions in life are two-fold: ... Read more »
Field Day is the largest annual on-air event in the whole of amateur radio and has been going since 1933, the only hiatus being from 1943-1945 during WW II. In 1976, W1VV/1 was the first station to break the 10,000 ... Read more »
Many thanks to Don Tolson VE7ATJ for his energetic presentation to the WARA members on Tuesday evening. Titled “Top 10 Reasons Not to go (back) to HF”, it was a tongue-in-cheek and fun presentation which resonated with all members whether they ... Read more »