Membership Renewal for 2020

15 Dec

Hello fellow Amateur Radio Operators, Season Greetings. Hope you have had great 2019 and are looking forward to 2020.  It is now time to renew your Westcoast Amateur Radio Association Membership for the coming year (Jan 1, 2020- Dec 31, 2020).

Memberships can easily be renewed online on the WARA web site using PayPal. Look for the Membership and Payment info on the right-hand side of this home page. A PayPal account is not necessary; one can still pay via PayPal using a credit card. Please include your call sign as a note in the PayPal form.  If you are not renewing online, please send your $40.00 cheque (Individual Membership) or $55.00 cheque (Family Membership) to the address below. You can also renew at the next WARA meeting with cheque or cash.  Should you pay by cheque or cash please provide a note with your call sign, full name, email address and postal address.

You will receive an email confirmation of your renewal once processed. WARA’s website is actively maintained and contains a wealth of information for the ham community, including current news and upcoming events.  Thanks for checking it out!  

Westcoast Amateur Radio Association, PO Box 48047 Victoria, B.C. V8Z 7H5

ERTEX2019 Debrief – Guest Speakers for General Meeting Tuesday Nov. 19

15 Nov

Glenn Lindsay and Neil Townsend will give a debrief and Q & A at the Tuesday Nov. 19 WARA General Meeting regarding the recent emergency radio exercise ERTEX2019. This was a unique exercise that was structured to give WARA the opportunity to formally participate in a regional emergency communications exercise involving EMBC and several local authority emergency program radio teams, their Emergency Coordinators and other EOC staff and volunteers.

Jeanne Socrates VE0JS Sails Non-stop Around the World

10 Nov
From: Aubrey Stuart <> Subject: Fundraising for Jeanne Socrates – Plaque Dear Friends and Supporters of Jeanne Socrates, VE0JS: On 7th September 2019, Jeanne Socrates returned to Victoria after 339 days at sea, becoming the oldest person to sail solo, ... Read more »

AGM 2019 President’s Report

16 Oct
WARA has had a busy year. We have had a lot of work done to the repeater network. We had a PA failure on Salt Spring which caused a general cleanup and upgrade, replacing the PA, replacing the duplex filter ... Read more »