Christopher Brault – KD8YVJ – Receives ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Award

Posted by: | Posted on: August 3, 2016
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WCARA member Chris Brault, has been awarded the ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim award. Quoting from the ARRL newsletter: 

“The League’s top award to a young radio amateur, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award goes annually to a current full ARRL member under the age of 21. The nominee’s accomplishments and contributions to both the community of Amateur Radio and the local community should be of the most exemplary nature.”

The West Chester Amateur Radio Association is very proud to have Chris as an active member of the club.

Use these links to see the ARRL announcement in full, and an interview on W5KUB podcast.

http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter?issue=2016-07-28#toc03
https://youtu.be/xIpyxTPSuOE?t=1h25m25s


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.


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:

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

 


WCARA Calendar

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* Open Operating NightOpen Operating Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Station is open for members and visitors to operate

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* Monthly PresentationsMonthly Presentations

Time: 7:00 pm

Gather on the First Thursday of every month to meet other amateur radio enthusiast; learn and grow.

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* Open Operating NightOpen Operating Night

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* WC8VOA WorkdayWC8VOA Workday

Time: 9:00 am

WC8VOA workday - 9:00 am to noon

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* Ohio QSO PartyOhio QSO Party

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Starts 12:00 EDT and ends 24:00 EDT Operation at the VOA

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* Open Operating NightOpen Operating Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Station is open for members and visitors to operate