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.
We are experimenting with a WARA Forum, to see whether it is interesting and useful to members, and to ensure that no spam or unacceptable material is posted. While you don’t need to register to view the material, in ... Read more »
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 »