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.
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 this link:
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 of the 450 ohm ladder-line legs (!)...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...Read More »
Participating as an operator in Field Day, regardless of mode, provides you with two vital skills: 1) you learn to become efficient and accurate information communicators, providing and requesting confirmation ‘fills’ when needed, and 2) perhaps without even realizing it, you enhance your emergency communication skills.
This is the first of a series of short monthly introductions to “Field Day” (FD) and why it’s a unique annual event for everyone regardless of age, gender, technical knowledge, operating experience and interests. These articles will provide an account of what takes place each year over...Read More »
Al (VE7BEU) and I (VE7GOF) were able to go into CFAX Radio on June 20 and talk with Frank Stanford for 1/2 hour. Thank you Al for coming with me, we were able to cover a lot more areas besides Field Day which I could not have done alone.
Thank you to all that came out, we hope that everyone had a great time. Over the two days we had about 90 people involved. This includes about 40 who came out for the barbeque. Once again, our President Christopher VE7ALB/VA7OL has produced an excellent video; watch...Read More »
Field Day is part educational event, part operating event, part public relations event, and all about fun!See our Field Day pagefor more information including the report on Field Day 2014...Read More »
While the numbers were down a bit right across the board, the weather was good and everyone enjoyed themselves. Hans VE7OES and Myself (Jim, VE7GOF) as co-chairs for field day received numerous comments after the passing of Alan VE7WU that something...Read More »
Victoria New Horizons Amateur Radio Club and the Victoria Short Wave Club joined with West coast Amateur Radio Association for Field Day this year. The location was Saanich Historical Artifacts Society, 7321 Lochside Dr. Victoria BC Canada.
Field Day Video Released by Christopher ve7alb. Read More »
Hello All – Field Day is over with for another year. It was a great success at the Saanich Historical Society site. Lots of Ham and general public visitors. A very large "thanks" goes to all of you that helped with the setups and take...Read More »