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

SK-Shel Stone, K7SLS

Announcement:

One of the long-time members of our club (blue shirt on left) 

has passed into the great radio shack in the sky.  

Shel Stone, K7SLS 

was quite the character, and will be missed by many.  He 

passed away at 8 PM, Monday, May 20th, and there will be 

no services.  No further information is available.


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A Special Message From Wally

Chairman of the 2019 Summer Field/Fun Day, Wally KB1IEE, would like your help.  Click to see his message.

Ham it Up! (pdf)

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FIELD DAY 2019

2019 ARRL Field Day-June 22-23 


Field Day is always held on the 4th full weekend in June.  Speak with this

 year's chairman, Wally, KB1IEE to volunteer for this event.

2019 Field Day results will appear in December QST.

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Want to see what 2019 Field Day is all about?  Watch our Field Day Public Service Announcement or view what several groups uploaded to Youtube from their 2018 Field Day activities.

FIELD DAY 2019 INFO

Special Event Stations

Looking for Special Event Stations?  It can be a lot of fun. Check this out and see if anything interests you. Sometimes they are challenging  and that is part of the fun.

Special Event Stations

Congrats To Sun City Grand Hams!!

WVARC member Gordon, NW7D was a driving force in this accomplishment!  

ARRL posted a description on their website:  http://www.arrl.org/news/arizona-homeowners-association-and-hams-agree-on-outdoor-antenna-guidelines

Wives Appreciation Event

For More Information:

This long-standing club tradition is making a comeback!  If you would like to coordinate this event, be sure to contact our club President Pat Regan, KD7TFD at  hjfinaz@yahoo.com      

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Maricopa County Emergency Communications Group

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MCECG Events:


Check this link for upcoming events: 

 https://www.mcecg.net/guest/events.php


 Also check out the Arizona Emergency Net-Maricopa website:  http://www.aen-mar.org/


September 7th-Barnburner Mountain Bike Race-Kendrick Peak (NW of Flagstaff)

LIST OF LOCAL HAMFESTS

Thank You to ADAW, for providing this information.  Check out their website:  https://www.adaw.org/

HamfestFlyers_Reduced (pdf)

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Past Events

2019 Annual Auction-Feb 4th

We had members and guests from all over the valley.

This is always a fast-paced, fun event.  

Click the green button for photos.

AUCTION PHOTOS

2019 Winter Field Day

Club members tested their radios

and antennas on a chilly over-nighter!

January 26-27

Holiday Luncheon-December 3

Catered by Oregano's Restaurant, the lasagna was yummy, with apple pie

and pecan pie for dessert, a good time was had by all who attended. 

Holiday Luncheon

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 Summer Field Day

Palo Verde Siren Test 

11/13/2019

Palo Verde Siren Test 2019

8am - 1pm

Buckeye Airport

+ Event Details

11/13/2019

Palo Verde Siren Test 2019

The Annual Palo Verde Siren Test is a great time for one and all,  and is helpful for our community. 

A group of hams from all over the  state, take part in the annual testing of the sirens surrounding the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.  APS always does a great job with this event! 


http://n7twt.net/Palo_Verdie_Siren_Test/palo_verde_siren_test.html

8am - 1pm

Buckeye Airport

JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST OR LUNCH

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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 


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