View from the WA4NC DMR Sugar Mt. Repeater site. In the distance is Rich Mt. and Howard’s Knob near Boone – Rich Mt. Is the home of the WA4J repeater and the other WA4NC DMR repeater.
Last updated January 27, 2021 at 0930 EST.
Coming Events 2021
|FEB 1, 2021||7:00 pm||ONLINE WARC Club meeting|
|FEB 7, 2021||8:00 pm||SKYWARN Information Net|
|FEB 15, 2021||8:00 am||ONLINE ZOOM Coffee meeting|
|MAR 1, 2021||7:00 pm||ONLINE WARC Club meeting|
|MAR 7, 2021||8:00 pm||SKYWARN Information Net|
|MAR 15, 2021||8:00 am||ONLINE ZOOM Coffee meeting|
|APR 4, 2021||8:00 pm||SKYWARN Information Net|
WATAUGA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB NETS
|WARC 2-METER NET||EACH THURSDAY|
147.36 103.5 Hz
|ALSO ON |
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147.36 103.5 Hz
|PROVIDES TRAINING |
The following Club Members participated in the 2020 ARRL Field Day event, operating from home (Class 1D), and keeping in touch via a 24-hour ZOOM meeting – which turned out to be a nice enhancement to the stay home situation.
Congratulations to Eric, NI4E, for his great CW effort. Our Club PRELIMINARY score of 2424 points is the highest score ever for WARC. Potential Bonus
SCORE UPDATE: The final ARRL Field Day 2020 results are published in the December 2020 issue of QST. WARC’s score including bonus point is 3276. The article states there were “Over 1.8 million QSOs by nearly 19,000 participants.” !
Our score listed 9 submissions for WARC. If you are not listed in the above table, please contact K2SD and you will be added.
Our club meets on the first Monday of the month. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be rescheduled.
If you want to get involved in Ham Radio in the High country, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO STOP BY. If you have 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 stop at 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 Deer field 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 2021 OFFICERS
President Danny Horney KE4AAP
Vice-President Mark Ashley KX4IK
Secretary Jessica Horney KM4NCM
Treasurer George Bartholomew, Jr. K2ODV
Many thanks to retiring Vice President K9SLB and Treasurer0! KB4JEB!
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!
UPDATE: Due to the Pandemic, we are meeting online via Zoom until further notice.
WARC MENTOR PROGRAM
If you are a newly-licensed Ham, or perhaps returning to the hobby after a number of years, WARC has a Mentor program just for you. A number of our members have volunteered to assist others needing help getting on the air or learning more about other aspects of Amateur Radio. For more information, email Bill Bauldry at NC4WB@arrl.net