The ham class had even more fun on April 2 learning to make VHF ground plane antennas. There were big smiles when Ed Seedhouse, VA7SDH, gave our new hams great signal reports using their new creations. Thanks to John Brent, VA7WPN for strong assistance and to Donn Hilton, VA7DH, for preparing the plastic components.
Captain Jerry Mason, USN (ret.) gave an outstanding presentation to a packed room. He offered to share his presentation; if you are interested you can contact him through his website http://uboatarchive.net
Great news! WARA now has a packet Winklink station operational, thanks to Chris VE7ALB and Al VE7BEU. The description is: VE7VIC-10 145.690 MHz Triangle Mountain, 850 feet ASL Kantronics controller Radio: ICOM IC-229H Primary and secondary Internet feeds Hydro backup ... Read more »
By Len Howland VE7BSA Many years ago before the current well-developed emergency radio groups did so, WARA developed emergency radio procedures and training in support of the Canadian Red Cross, BC Coastal Region. Tote boxes containing 2-metre radios, antennas, ... Read more »
Each year the students in the WARA ham class get introduced to using mobile radios in vehicles by volunteers from our club. This takes a couple of hours on a Saturday morning, during which we drive around town contacting each ... Read more »