-- News and Events --

Mark Your Calendars

20 WARS members at the January 2022 meeting. The back row is standing and the front row is sitting in chairs.

Membership Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for

Saturday April 1, 2023
Meeting starts at 9 AM

We will meet at:
Roche Constructors
361 71st Ave
Greeley, CO 80634

→ Map and directions
Coffee and donuts will be on hand!

Roche entrance diagram

Let's Upgrade in 2023

More Radio Privileges = More Radio Fun!

Rodney Cobb N0NXG

from General to Extra on Feb 19

Eric Jonasson KE0YAV

from Tech to General on Feb 25

Who will be next on the list? I know there are at least 3 members who will be trying for an upgrade soon. Don't be the only one not on this year's list. 73 and Good Luck!

And some sad news.....

Bill Dawson K6VPE at the NCARC Hamfest January 2020

Bill Dawson K6VPE/SK

April 1940 - February 27, 2023

You can read about Bill's radio adventure's in this article from April 2022.

→ Bill Dawson K6VPE

February License Class

Thanks to Everyone that participated!

List of new call signs that attended the 2023 WARS Tech Class

WARS sponsored a 2 Saturday "Get your Entry Level Amateur Radio License class". There were a total of 13 licenses that came out of the class! Congrats to all the new hams.

→ Tips for success
→ ARRL License Manual @ ARRL
→ ARRL License Manual @ Amazon
→ Official Question Pool


-- Announcements --

Tuesday VHF Net

The Weld Amateur Radio Society holds an on-air get together every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM on the 147.000+ 100Hz tone machine. We hope to hear you check-in on Tuesday night!

Radio tuned to 147.000 MHz

Saturday Night

Digital Disco

Some members with the hip new Fusion radios have been getting their groove on the 147 machine at 7 PM on Saturday nights. Fire up those funky fusion radios and feel the good vibes as we discuss whatever comes to mind. Peace!

Thursday HF Net

The WARS Informal HF Net!

7224 kHz at 6 pm

Amateur Radio Exam Testing

WARS has partnered with the Patriot VE Team to provide free Greeley area amateur radio license exams.
Our next session is
April 15, 2023
The session will start at 10 a.m. but you should be there at 9:45 a.m. to get checked in. You must register for the session at
→ HamStudy.org

Please bring a tablet or laptop as all of our testing is done on the computer.
→ Contact Us for more info
→ Free Practice tests and more

Old time radio announcer telling you to get licensed.
Man working on repeater

Repeater Status

147.000 Mhz + 100 Hz Tone

- Operating normally

448.475 Mhz - 100 Hz Tone

- On and Off as we decide what to do with this machine

More info on these machines and other repeaters in the area can be found on
0ur Repeaters page

-- The WARS Calendar --

→ New WARS Google Calendar Page