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Special Event – June 5
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North Carolina VOA Towers Demolished
A field of 48 antenna towers that have been out of service for several years was demolished by explosives on April 4. The VOA station continues to operated using another antenna field. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will use the area as a wildlife preserve. Video of the demolition is in this WITN TV news report,
and at the demolition company website https://youtu.be/Zcsbny8PFZw.
West Chester Amateur Radio Association, a division of National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting, is organized to promote amateur radio and provide facilities for members and guests to meet, operate WC8VOA, and exchange information about the hobby.
The club has members with many different backgrounds, and technical training and interests. WC8VOA has four HF operating positions, functioning in voice, cw, and data modes. WC8VOA/R is a Yaesu Fusion repeater, operating in the automatic mode. (145.39- No Tone). We also operate an APRS beacon/relay station with the call sign WC8VOA.
We also operate 10 Ghz EME, several contests each year, and ARRL Field Day.
An open operating night is held at 7:00 PM each Wednesday, and everyone is welcome to visit. Click ABOUT US in the toolbar for more information.
Welcome our newest members:
Russell Hines = WB8ZCC
David Zeek – W8DPZ