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Colorado Ham14er Event – August 3 & 4

Amateur Radio operators from around Colorado will be climbing many of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains and Summits On The Air (SOTA) peaks to set up amateur radio stations in an effort to communicate with other radio amateurs across the state and around the world. Join in on the fun during the 28th annual event and see […]

New Ham Net becomes Radioactive

The New Ham Net is evolving.  Steve (KE0BPD) and Terry (KE0HNW) have noticed that there is not nearly as much interest in a net for brand new hams as there used to be.  They have also noticed that many of the local hams who check in are more experienced and have interest in topics that […]

DX Century Club – DXCC

Working on your DXCC award?  Don’t forget that our own Brad Chestnut, AK0BC, is Certified.  Ok, we all know that but he is also a certified card checker for the ARRL.  Known as Field Checking, Brad can check those contacts you made where the confirmation was a QSL card and not an electronic verification. So […]

Second Order for Ed Fong Antennas

Hey everyone!  Ed’s given us another chance to order his antennas.  For those who didn’t get an order in last time (or for whom I failed to add their order…) now’s your chance to get one of Ed’s great antennas.  Please look at his website (edsantennas.weebly.com) to pick out what you want.  We will submit […]

Antenna Orders: Ed’s Antennas

Hey everyone!  If you are interested in ordering an antenna from Ed Fong (skype presenter this weekend at the club meeting), please look at his website (edsantennas.weebly.com) to pick out what you want.  We will submit one big order to Ed as a club.  Please email your order to me by 4/27.  I’d like to […]

ALERT – January Meeting Date Change

Hope everyone is doing well and your ready to enjoy the Holidays. Please note on your calendar that the January 2019 meeting will be held on the 1st Saturday, January 5th.  Due to a scheduling conflict our normal meeting space is unavailable the second Saturday in January. Repeat: The January 2019 WCARC Club Meeting will […]

New Ham Net moves to Tuesdays

Hi Everyone!  After some recent scheduling conflicts on Thursday nights, Steve and I have decided to move the New Ham Net over to Tuesdays.  Everyone is welcome to join!  We’re meeting on Tuesday nights on the 146.94 repeater beginning at 7:30 PM.  As always, we’re here to help newer hams get practice on the air […]

Need a new Yaesu FT70DR/DE? New Tailgate Deals.

If you would like a new Yaesu FT70 or an ARRL Handbook, check out the deals that were just dropped off on the Tailgate. Tailgate Deals 73

Not Everything was sold at the Swap Meet – New Tailgate Deals

Looking for a new HF rig for the Shack?  Or maybe some vintage equipment to heat the shack this winter?  Here’s your chance.  Two new listing on the Tailgate Deals Page. Treat yourself to a new radio before they are all gone. 73

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 […]