Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
A 501(c)(3) Corporation
W9UUU Post Office Box 10081 K9IKQ/R
Club Station Terre Haute, IN 47801-0081 Repeater
WVARA Club Station

The WVARA maintains a club station for use by the membership and visiting amateurs.  The station is open every Thursday evening between the hours of 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM.  If activity warrants, the station may remain open until 8:00 PM. The station is also open during selected contests and can be made available at other times by appointment.

The club station is located in a building on the Glas-Col property on the northeast corner of 7th and Idaho Streets in Terre Haute, IN. The entrance is on the east end of the building.

Operating Positions
The station features 3 operating positions.  Each operating position is equipped with a laptop computer for logging and CAT control of the HF transceivers and also for internet access. 

Logging software includes the DXLabs Suite for general operating and N1MM+ Logger for contest operations.

Operating Position #1
Operating Position #1
Icom IC-756ProII HF Transceiver
Ameritron AL-811H Amplifier
 
Operating Position #2
Operating Position #2
Yaesu FT-950 HF Transceiver
Yaesu FT-2800 2m FM Transceiver
 
Operating Position #3
Operating Position #3
Yaesu FT-920 HF Transceiver
Icom IC-2710 2m/70cm FM Transceiver


Antennas
The station is equipped with the following antennas:
  • Homebrew 160m Off-Center Fed (OCF) Dipole (160m - 6m)
  • Gap Titan DX (80m - 10M)
  • 2 - Jetstream JTB2 Dual-Band (2m/70cm) Fiberglass Vertical Antennas
Work Area
A separate room contains a work area equipped with a professional soldering station with a lighted magnifier, basic test equipment, and an inspection microscope for repairing your equipment or for building that kit or homebrew project.

Operating Position #1
Club Station Work Area


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