Watauga Amateur Radio ClubPO Box 2208Boone, NC 28607
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Our club meets on the first Monday of the month. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be rescheduled.Our next meeting is Monday, February 4, at6:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Boone.If you want to get involved in Ham Radio in the High country, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO STOP BY. If you hvve any questions,please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.Directions: First Presbyterian Church address is 131 Big Valley Street off of Deerfield Road between the 3-way stopat one end of Bamboo Rd and the intersection of the other end of Bamboo Rd near the Blue Ridge Parkway access. Coming from town, access Deerfield Road and proceed past the golf course. Continue straight through the 3-way stop and Big Valley Street will be on the right.Park in upper lot and enter the church from the front doors under the portico. Folks who are mobility challenged can park in the slots around the circle. WARC SKYWARN NET FORMEDWARC has completed an MOU (Memorandumof Understanding) with the BlacksburgNational Weather Service office authorizingthe establishment of a Watauga County Skywarn net. Click here for details onthe Skywarn pageNEXT SKYWARN INFORMATION NET ISSUNDAY, January 6, at 8:00 pm onthe WW4L (147.36) repeater. WARC 2019 OFFICER ELECTIONSThe following officers were elected at theJanuary 2019 meeting; President Danny Horney KE4AAP Vice-President Steve Baublitz W9SLB Secretary Jessica Horney KM4NCM Treasurer Jack Bechtel KB4JEBThanks to Danny, Steve, and Jack who agreedto stand for re-election, an to Jessica for becoming our new Secretary. Special thanks to Doug Hall, WA4UNS, for hismany years service as Secretary.
WARC MONTHLY COFFEE - JOIN US!We gather at 8:00 AM on the third Monday of the month at Panera Bread in the Boone Mall. No business is conducted - just a chance to talk about any and all topics related to Amateur Radio. Everyone is welcome!THE NEXT GATHERING IS FEBRUARY 16 , 2019WARC HELPS THE COWBELLE CLASSIC BIKE EVENTOn Saturday, August 25, many WARC members provided communicationsupport for the CowBelle Classic, an all-woman bicycle race held each Augustin Western Watauga County. Due to the rough terrain (mountains and valleys), four separate repeaterswere used - WW4L (Boone VHF), WA4NC (Boone UHF DMR), WA4NC(Beech Mt. UHF), and, with permission from our friends in in Ashe County,W4YSB (Jefferson VHF).
Last updated February 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm...Please send suggestions and/or corrections to Scott Douglass, email@example.com
Feb 16 8:00 am Coffee at Panera BreadMar 3 8;00 pm Skywarn Information Net Mar 4 6:00 pm WARC monthly meeting Mar 16 2:30 pm VE Test SessionMar 18 8:00 am Coffee at Panera Bread
2019 WAC DUES ARE NOW DUEIndividual Memberships are $30/year, Family Memberships are $40/year. Please make your check payable to W.A.R.C. and mail to:Jack Bechtel475 Rockhouse Ridge RoadLenoir, NC 28645
VE TEST SESSION SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 16WARC will conduct an Amateur Radio license exam session onSaturday, March 16, from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm at the WataugaPublic Library in Boone, NC. Click HERE for more test sessioninformation.