The club has a number of nets on its repeater 146.840 MHz. The most recent is the Newcomer (“Newbie”) on Thursday evenings at 2000 hrs. Recent net controllers have been Trevor VE7TAV and Bailey VA7AIB. Both are self-study hams and ... Read more »
Don’t have a home HF Station? There are other possibilities. Find out at our September 19 meeting when Mike Cavallin VA7XMC and Eric Manning VA7DZ present How to Use a Superstation from the Comfort of Your Own Home 7:00 pm ... 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 at the WARA meeting on May 16 at 7:00 in Red Cross House on Fairfield Avenue.
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, ... Read more »
January’s blog gave a general introduction to Field Day. We’ll now look in greater detail at the operational side of Field Day. Who can operate a radio at Field Day? New licensees or non-licensed people are encouraged to operate the ... Read more »