Silent Auction Kenwood 930s – WARA Field Day

18 Jun

WARA has a silent auction for Field Day 2017. It’s a Kenwood 930s transceiver (onboard tuner). Donated by the club. Tested on 20-metres at the Red Cross EOC and worked nicely. Power cord and microphone included. Just supply an antenna.

You’ll find it displayed at the Bring & Buy table.

You can make a bid only at the Field Day site (Heritage Acres) on Saturday, June 24th between 1100 hours to 1800 hours. The winning bid and bidder will be announced on VE7VIC.CA later that evening.

Field Day questionnaire

3 Jun
In case you haven’t  checked your email recently, there’s a short questionnaire that we’re asking every member to complete. It will only take a minute or two and will greatly help Field Day organizers plan for the event. Please follow ... Read more »

Field Day dipole tested

19 May
The folded ‘skeleton sleeve’ dipole antenna for Field Day 2017 was finished and tested today on the roof of UVic’s engineering lab. Despite all the metalwork around the antenna (see photo), relatively low height plus snagging the coax around one ... Read more »

Steve VA7KH talks about Field Day tonight

16 May

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.