West Chester Amateur Radio Association – WC8VOA

Posted by: | Posted on: February 15, 2016
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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:

Donald Prince – KD8SOF
Al Bolton – W8OC
Bill Kuntzman – KE8BGZ
Sadie DiMuzio – KE8CMO
Edwin Sale – KE8EXT
Joe Burke – WA8OGS
Richard Angel – AF7RT
Chuck Elliott – W8URK
Carl Dole – WBØNPR
Andrew Foerster – AC8WQ
John Caldwell – WD8INC
Tom Koffel –   KZ8ZZ
Ronald May  – WD8INF
Marshall Paisner – K4MAP
Grant Hahne  – KF4IGK
Bobby Rogers – KB1LN
Paul Cromer – KD8UYZ
Andrew Krew – ND8D

 


2016 Holiday Party

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KD8YVJ Young Ham Of The Year Award Ceremony

Posted by: | Posted on: November 16, 2016
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Follow this link to see the Young Ham of the Year award presented to KD8YVJ

https://youtu.be/cn1e-QLjZiE

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iSPACE and WCARA make ISS Contact.

Posted by: | Posted on: October 14, 2016
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On Saturday October 8th iSPACE students in Cincinnati were able to talk to astronaut Kate Rubins (KG5FYJ) aboard the International Space Station with the help of our club and the VOA Museum.  The contact only lasted 10 minutes but I’m sure everyone will remember this exciting QSO for a very long time.

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Jocelyn (KD8VRX) & Sharon (iSPACE) Chris (KD8YVJ)

Cincinnati Enquirer Article/Video:
http://cin.ci/2eeN2ya

The local community TV (ICRC TV) posted the full event on Youtube.

Italian Telebridge Station Video:

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Jocelyn
KD8VRX


NPOTA Taft Museum – July 23, 2016

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2016 Field Day Photos

Posted by: | Posted on: July 3, 2016
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Field Day Results

.                                              Contacts                  Points
CW                                             121                          242
Digital                                         68                          136
Phone                                      1624                        1624

Total QSO Points                                            2002
Power Multiplier (2X)                                  4004

Bonus Points                                                           1520
TOTAL POINTS                                                5524    


KD8YVJ on AmateurLogic.TV Podcast.

Posted by: | Posted on: June 22, 2016
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Christopher was invited to take part in the “live” taping of AmateurLogic.TV during the Dayton Hamvention 2016.

The episode was posted earlier this week, here’s the link to the episode, you can see his segment at the 1:03:25 mark.


WCARA Calendar

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* Monthly Meeting - Holiday PartMonthly Meeting - Holiday Part

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WCARA annual holiday get together. Dinner at the VOA.

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* Open Operating NightOpen Operating Night

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* WC8VOA WorkdayWC8VOA Workday

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WC8VOA workday - 9:00 am to noon

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