WTRA Happenings

WTRA 3rd Quarter Meeting

WTRA conducted the 3rd quarter meeting of 2020 via Jitsi. This was the first time we've used an online platform for a club meeting! Our presenter for this meeting was Howard Waxman Wz4K, Wakefield Skywarn Coordinator. Below are some of the links for Skywarn:...

2020 WTRA Field Day

On June 27 and 28, members of the Western Tidewater Radio Association participated in the annual ARRL Field Day. This year, due to coronavirus restrictions, the ARRL allowed members to operate from home and aggregate scores for a club total. Through the use of N3FJP...

2020 Changes to Virginia ARES Program

In late 2019, in light of recent reorganization within the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and development of the ARRL ARES Plan, Virginia Section leadership formed a steering committee to evaluate the ARRL ARES...

Ham of the Year – Ron Harvey W4RRH

Ron Harvey, W4RRH is the HoTY for 2019! Congratulations Ron! Well deserved for all of your hard work and support to the club! Here is Greg Feistel N4DIR presenting the HoTY award to Ron Harvey W4RRH.

Dedication of new Jamestown Ferry “Special Event” Station

WTRA was on hand for the dedication of the new Jamestown Ferry, the Powhatan. WTRA operated a "special event" station to commemorate the event. Thanks to John Jacobs, KA1UGM and Stu Tyler, WA4JUO for organizing this event.

W4T Activates on Tangier Island for the 2019 Virginia QSO Party!

WTRA Radio Club members activated W4T on Tangier Island for the 2019 Virginia QSO Party.  Operators for the event were Glen KA7HBH, Stu WA4JUO, Greg N4DIR, and Dave KK4PVE.  Congratulations on a very successful activation!

WTRA 3rd Quarter Meeting

WTRA conducted the 3rd quarter meeting of 2020 via Jitsi. This was the first time we've used an online platform for a club meeting! Our presenter for this meeting was Howard Waxman Wz4K, Wakefield Skywarn Coordinator. Below are some of the links for Skywarn:...

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2020 WTRA Field Day

2020 WTRA Field Day

On June 27 and 28, members of the Western Tidewater Radio Association participated in the annual ARRL Field Day. This year, due to coronavirus restrictions, the ARRL allowed members to operate from home and aggregate scores for a club total. Through the use of N3FJP...

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WTRA 2019 Annual Christmas Party!

WTRA held its annual Christmas party on Friday December 6, 2019 at the Isle of Wight Rescue Squad. Thanks to Stu WA4JUO and Linda, as well as Glen KA7HBH and Grace for all their hard work and effort in organizing this event. A good time was had by all! Thank...

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Labor Day 2019 Eyeball QSO

The Labor Day Eye Ball QSO on Monday September 2 at DQ in Windsor went really great!  Attendance was good and our special guest, Rebekah Brown (KJ4WCK) was there with her baby girl, husband, and father (KJ4HMZ).  The WTRA presented Rebekah with a $500 scholarship to...

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