The membership voted on October 17 to increase the membership fees to $40 for an individual and $55 for a couple, effective January 1. Membership for 2018 can be paid before January 1 at the old rate, $30 for an ... Read more »
Want to learn Morse code?
WARA has code files on this site. Click on the Education link at the top of the page and you’ll find the files at the bottom of the drop-down window. Download them to your phone or a digital recorder, then play them back. Easy to learn. Just be persistent.
Once you’ve mastered the letters and the numbers, check out these online sites for three Morse code programs. I’ve used the first two but not the third (although I understand it’s good, too.)
The nice thing about all three of these programs is the number of YouTube ‘help’ videos to help you configure and run them. Enjoy.
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 »
[from Steve Pocock VA7KH – former director for the WARA Field Day]
ARRL Field Day 2017 results have just been published.
WARA station VE7VCC took top honors in B.C. We came FIRST in our 2A category. In Canada, we came in 6th overall, bettered only by 3x VE3, 1x VE2 and 1x VE1 stations. A fantastic achievement.
Another figure to digest, assuming my math is correct (please check!), we beat 80% of all other stations in North America, irrespective of category, power and location, coming 593rd out of 2,964 total entries.
[To view these fabulous results click here
– also you can check out the Field Day 2017 in the gallery to the right]
[Congratulations Steve – Glenn VE7GRQ – WARA Secretary]
New record attendance at the WARA Saturday morning breakfast at the Appletree restaurant. Everyone welcome at 0800 hours. Come early and get the best seats.