Sun City Arizona

Welcome To WestValleyARC in Sun City Az.

Licensed hams from all over the sunshine state of Arizona

check in to our call-in nets on 147.300MHz (+) PL 162.2Hz

9am & 8pm

Ham Radio Operators Help in Hurricane Micheals Aftermath

AZ QSO Party-Oct 13-14

Here is a PDF with the rules of the Party.

The link to info is:



Octoberfest Picnic-Oct 20

Come on out to Beardsley Park for a great day of eating and socializing!



2018 Jamboree On The Air (JOTA)

This year's JOTA will be held October 19th to the 21st.  Don Wilbanks AE5DW and Jim Wilson K5ND will tell you more in this video from last year's event.  Sign up with Harry AF7UT to help him on October 21st.

"Simplex in the Park" Nov 7

VHF and UHF Simplex exercise at Beardsley Park

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Palo Verde Siren Test-November 14th

This is a short video from DEMA News about the yearly siren test at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.  WVARC members who would like more information can go to:

Maricopa County Emergency Communications Group

MCECG Events:

October 27-Javelina Jundred

November 4-Phoenix Half-Marathon

November 10-Cave Creek Cactus Classic 

November 30-AuxComm Interest

Many members have been asking about the date of the next AuxComm Training.  Take the first four FEMA classes online to be eligible, then sign up.

Past Events

2018 Field Day-June 23-24th

A great time was had by all.  We would like to sincerely thank North County Fire and Medical for the use of their facility.

2018 Prescott Hamfest June 1-2

What a great event!  Ray and his son Jimmy, Frosty, John 

and a few more club members hung out in Prescott.

Fox Hunting Presentation on MAY 7

Harry AF7UT gave us a great presentation, where we got a 

good close up of his "Fox in a Box".

Rare Radio Presentation-April 2

Club member Dick Stout KE7RD shows off some of his rare communication radios during our last meeting at St. Clement Church.

2nd Annual Picnic in the Park - March 24

If you didn't make it, you missed a good one!  Manny KI7QLD 

added his special seasoning to the grilled burgers and YUM!!

BLUE ANGELS at Luke Air Force Base - March 17-18

Club member Gordon NW7D took some great shots of the Blue Angels show.  

Thank you for sharing, Gordon.


WVARC Meets At Three Locations:

We would love to have you join our ham radio club in Surprise for Breakfast:

Lou's Tivoli Gardens   Every Thursday at 7 AM
          12535 W. Bell Road
          Surprise, AZ  85374

OR lunch:
JB's Family Restaurant    Every Tuesday at 1 PM
           9889 W Bell Rd.
          Sun City, AZ  85351

Hole ' N One    Every Friday at 11:30 AM
          13573 W. Camino Del Sol
          Sun City West, AZ  85375 

Holiday Luncheon-Dec 3rd


Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

An easy way to reserve your seat for a catered Luncheon from Oregano's Restaurant.  We plan to begin eating at 1:00 PM, so that no one drives home in the dark.  Don't forget your Registration Form below, and check or PayPal, needs to be turned in by Nov. 15th. See you there!

Holiday Luncheon Reg. Form

One form for 1-2 people attending on Dec 3rd

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