2021 ARRL Field Day Event

 West Essex Amateur Radio Club's 2021 ARRL Field Day Event.  Thanks to all that showed up to make this event a memorable one. Special Thanks to all my Friends from the Montclair University Repeater Group! You guys are awesome. More pictures and videos to come.   We had a great turnout of Club Members for this years Field Day.&nb...
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2021 Field Day

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Come Join Us!!! We at the West Essex Amateur Radio Club, will be having a Field Day Event at Rockpoint Community Church, 400 North Haledon Avenue, North Haledon, NJ 07508 starting at 2PM Saturday, June 26th, and continue through the night for a full 24 hours, until 2PM Sunday, June 27th. All are invited!! Come see us operate, learn more about how y...
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Neither Cold, Nor Snow, Nor Howling Winds!

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That's right! Neither Cold, Nor Snow, Nor Howling Winds, will keep these Hams from going out and testing their gear and making contact. The same held true for a couple of us WEARC Club Members. Lou Mercado - KD2TSC, Wayne Oshin - KD2UXU, and Metin Serdar Serbetci - KD2UAF. This past Saturday we packed our gear and went to Eagle Rock Reservation, in...
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2021 Winter Field Day - The Rookie's First

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Winter Field Day 2021 was a new experience for me in my Ham Operators Journey.  This was my first Contest that I ever participated in. Had no idea what to expect.  Except, that I was going to have a Blast!  While no Records were broken, Lessons were Learned.  New Friendships were started.  Old Friendships were For...
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In the midst of a Global Pandemic what are we to do?

The Absolute Fact is Clear. We are in the Midst of a Global Pandemic. With so many casualties due to Covid-19, and the World Powers frantically looking for a cure. What are We to do? Are we to live our lives in Fear? Or, like many others, would we choose to Live? Yes, there are the obvious truths that many are walking around with the virus unknowin...
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So you passed your Technicians Exam, What Next?

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OK, you finally got the nerve to go and take the Technician Exam, and Wallah! You passed! What next? Well, I believe we've all been in that same position. Lucky for you, you're in the right place if you took the Exam at a local Radio Club.Stick around and ask questions. Pretty much everyone in the Hobby is willing to help out a New Ham. If you're a...
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