WTRA Happenings

2021 WTRA Field Day

WTRA held the annual Field Day event in Suffolk, VA on June 26 & 27, 2021. The club score for the event was 1,040! Congratulations to all who participated in this event! Thanks to Duffie McLamb, KM4KBL, for coordinating this...

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!

November Meeting Minutes Rev. B

Hi Everyone, Attached are the updated meeting minutes (Rev. B) for the November meeting.  Please review and let me know if any corrections or additions are required. Thanks and 73's Butch, W4DXZ 2015Nov9_WTRA 4th Qtr Meeting Minutes_RevB

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WTRA Christmas Party 2015

On Saturday December 19th, members and guests of the Western Tidewater Radio Association gathered for the annual Christmas Party at the Villas of Smithfield clubhouse.The evening's repast consisted of dishes brought by members and provided by the club.  After a...

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