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Museum Ships Weekend – HF Event

Mark your calendars for the weekend of June 1st and 2nd for Museum Ships Weekend, sponsored by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station NJ2BB. 87 ships are scheduled to participate at the time of this posting.  Certificates are available for anyone contacting 15 or more ships.  Please see their website for ship names, ship […]

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 […]

Field Day 2019 – June 22nd and 23rd

Guess what?  Field Day 2019 is only 6 weeks from this weekend! Field Day is your chance to get out all that gear you rely on for Emergency Communications.  That’s not just radios but all the other things that can make or break a deployment.  Are your batteries charged?  Is that solar panel still in […]

Monthly EmComm Meeting on Summer Break

Please note that the monthly EmComm meeting that occurs the 4th Saturday of every month is now on summer break.  The next scheduled meeting will be Saturday, September 28th, 2019. Enjoy the summer and hope to see many of you there when we resume. 73, John, WJ0NF

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 […]

Field Day 2019 – Start your planning now….

Field Day 2019 is going to be here before you know it.  Now is the time to make plans to come out to the WCARC Field Day setup.  Whether you want to participate, stay for the weekend or just stop in and make new friends, everyone is welcome. Field Day this year is on June […]

When the cellphones stop working, these guys have a plan

Nice article showing one of the many ways we can make a difference as Hams.

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 […]

EmComm Training Starts in January

It doesn’t matter what EmComm organization you belong to or if you are just starting your interest in Emergency Communications.  Please join us the fourth Saturday of every month, starting January 26th 2019.  Our goal is to tap into the collective knowledge of the ham community to leverage our knowledge base and improve our skills […]

Building a Single Band Transceiver

At the December club meeting, Steve (K0GUZ) produced a short presentation on being an ELMER and working with others to advance the hobby.  He has started on a new project to build a single band transceiver from a QRP-Labs kit.  He is looking for others, Hams or those just interested in the hobby, to build […]