WARA needs parts and equipment for projects such as the building at Triangle Mountain 850 ft elevation. Significant construction and finishing work has taken place this spring. Donated material and labour $4800 equivalent plus the donation of land and tower space by Muir Communications. Various repeaters and internet equipment will be installed.
WARA will bring up the TransCanada Net via IRLP Node 9013 each Wednesday morning at 8am PDT. Anyone can bring up the net if regular controllers don’t. Check- ins from all across ... Read more »
In a good news story of amateur radio club cooperation, we are pleased to announce that the Westcoast Amateur Radio Association and the Cowichan Valley Amateur Radio Society have finalized an agreement to swap their previously coordinated 222 MHz band ... Read more »
The WARA Saltspring 146.66 VA7VIC Repeater is temporarily off the air, due to long-standing interference issues with VE7RSI repeater that we have been unable to resolve. The new set of filters we recently added did not help. I will keep ... Read more »
Submitted by Alan Mallett VA7AWM VX9GJG – In July 2012, I applied for and was issued a special “Developmental Licence” Callsign VX9GJG permitting me to operate in the brand new, not yet Amateur approved, 60-metre band, along with approximately 30 ... Read more »