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WCARC Field Day 2018

Another great field day has come and gone for the Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club.  Once again we were setup in the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area.  This is a great location south of Grand Junction, Colorado with plenty of room for everyone to enjoy the weekend with cool evenings, light breezes and tall pines. This […]

Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club Ham Fest 2018

The WCARC Annual Ham Fest is just around the corner.  Mark your calendar for August 4th 2018 and come out and join us for a great day of Ham Radio deals, topics and conversation. The event will be held at the same great venue we used last year.  First Christian Church 1326 N 1st St […]

Field Day – June 23rd and 24th

It’s that time again.  Mark your calendar and mark the Spot!   38.745833, -108.620472 The Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club will once again be operating from the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, south of Grand Junction, Colorado.  Come out and join us to learn more about amateur radio, meet new and old friends and make contacts.  You […]

Hamvention is just around the corner!

The 2018 Ham Radio Convention, Hamvention, is May 18th thru the 20th.  Most manufacturers and retails will be on hand and you know there will be some new products announced or put on sale.  To get all the related information, as well as video coverage during and after the event, I have put together a […]

Tailgate Deals – Updated 20180409

New Tailgaters have arrived and someone has some valuable Ham Related Treasures they want to sale.  Check it out! 73

Tailgate Deals Have Arrived

The Tailgate is open and someone has some valuable Ham Related Treasures they want to sale.  Check it out! 73

New Ham Net – Alive and Well

Howdy: New to the hobby?  Have a Ham Radio License but the radio needs a charge and is covered in dust?  Charge that radio up, give it a good wipe down and join us every Thursday night at at 7pm (MST) for the New Ham Net.  Meet people in our area that are happy to […]

Hawaii’s Communication Breakdown and How Going Ham Could Save Us | NBC Left Field

Nice video regarding Ham Radio in relation to the recent Hawaii Communications issues. 73    

ARRL Testing now available after each club meeting

Need to get your first Ham License or Upgrade your current license?  We will now be offering ARRL Testing sessions at the end of each club meeting.  Meetings are the second Saturday of the month and you can find out more information on meeting time and location on our Meetings, Contacts and Membership page. Please […]

Winter Field Day 2018

The holidays are about here and before you know it, it will be time to gather your gear, put on your Mukluks and head out for Winter Field Day, January 27 & 28 2018.  Start making your plans now and select a good location before the weather turns.  If you start your preparation now, you will […]