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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 […]

Summits on the Air: 2018-03-10 Club Meeting Presentation

Here’s a brief outline of topics covered this month during the education portion of the club meeting: Summits on the air is a a carefully designed awards scheme to make participation possible for all Radio Amateurs and Shortwave Listeners – this is not just for mountaineers! There are awards for activators (those who ascend 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 […]

SKYWARN Recognition Day, Saturday, December 2

The annual SKYWARN event is coming up in a few weeks.  Please watch the club website for more information on club participant. From the ARRL ARES E-Letter: SKYWARN™ Recognition Day (SRD) will take place this year on Saturday, December 2 from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 1, in US […]

Education Presentation: “FT8” on November 11, 2017

Club Event: Educational Presentation Outline Posted on behalf of Dan AE∅DM and Steve K∅GUZ  FT8: The new mode is named after its developers, Steven Franke, K9AN, and Joe Taylor, K1JT. The numeral designates the mode’s 8-frequency shift keying format. (description courtesy ARRL 8/01/2017) FT8 for WCARC version 1.0   Additional information:     http://www.arrl.org/international-grid-chase-2018

Ham Fest Success

The Western Colorado Amateur Radio Clubs Ham fest on September 9th was a big success.  It has been a while since the club hosted a Ham Fest but we are moving to make it an annual event. We want to thank all the club members that pitched in to bring it all together.  Special thanks […]

Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club Ham Fest

Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club Ham Fest Grand Junction, Colorado September 9th, 9am – 2pm The WCARC would like to invite all Ham Radio Operators and enthusiasts to join us for our new WCARC Ham Fest. First Christian Church 1326 N 1st St Grand Junction, CO 81501 Admission is free.   We will have guest […]