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Breakfast this Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 9am will be at the Shady Oak Restaurant, 2984 W New York Ave, DeLand, FL 32720.  Someone will be on the repeater for anyone needing directions.

Our next meeting which, February 26, 2019. Agenda will include discussing lessons learned from Winter Field Day, and observations from Hamcation among other topics.

Member login has arrived on the website. Members who have paid their 2019 dues should look for an email from dated February 12 for details on how to log in and set up your profile.

If you haven't paid your dues, please do so at the next meeting or via PayPal here.

WestVARS Annual Swapmeet – Held each April in DeLand, FL


Welcome to WestVARS!

The West Volusia Amateur Radio Society (WestVARS) was founded in 1982 and has been continuously active since then.  We are an ARRL affiliated club and we offer a wide range of Amateur Radio activities, as well as licensing test sessions every other month.

Our monthly meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the DeLand Elks Lodge at 614 South Alabama Avenue, DeLand, Florida 32720.  The meeting location is directly across the street from the Earl Brown Skate and Bike Park.  Meetings start at 7:00 PM.  Show up early at 6:30 for some fellowship with your fellow Amateur Radio operators.

WestVARS holds three weekly radio nets every Wednesday night.

  • 2 Meter Net – 147.315 (+600 kHz No Tone) WV4ARS Repeater
    Begins at 8:00 PM (EchoLink Node 80113)
  • 10 Meter USB Simplex Net - 28.315 USB
    Begins right after the 2 Meter net (usually around 8:15 PM)
  • 6 Meter FM Simplex Net 52.040 MHz
    Begins at 8:45 PM

We would like to invite you to join the West Volusia Amateur Radio Society
(WestVARS).  Please click here for a membership application.

Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws