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Posted by: | Posted on: July 13, 2017

Software Defined Radio Operational

ND8D has installed a SDR in the WC8VOA operating room.
Click this link to learn more and access the SDR
http://websdr.wc8voa.org:8073/`

The SDR allows you to monitor many of the SW bands, and you can check you signal by transmitting from home and listening to how you sound when received at WC8VOA.  The unit is presently connected to the fan dipole.  Four simultaneous connects are possible.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 6, 2016

2016 Holiday Party

Posted by: | Posted on: November 16, 2016

KD8YVJ Young Ham Of The Year Award Ceremony

Follow this link to see the Young Ham of the Year award presented to KD8YVJ

https://youtu.be/cn1e-QLjZiE

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Posted by: | Posted on: July 25, 2016

NPOTA Taft Museum – July 23, 2016

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Posted by: | Posted on: July 3, 2016

2017 Field Day Photos

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    6 m and 40 m antenna on telescoping pole
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    Mark's (KE8CIE) Kitchen
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Field Day Results  

.                                              Contacts                  Points
CW                                            77                            154
Digital                                      40                             80
Phone                                   1225                         1225

Total QSO Points                      1459                                         
Power Multiplier (2X)           2918                              

Bonus Points                             1240
TOTAL POINTS                       4158        

Click this link for detailed statistics
2017 WC8VOA Field Day Contacts                                  

Posted by: | Posted on: February 15, 2016

West Chester Amateur Radio Association – WC8VOA

440 MHz Repeater Operational
WCARA has installed a repeater operating on 443.650 (+) MHz in operation
from the VOA site.  It is a Yaesu Fusion repeater operating in Automatic mode.
The repeater is running at 20 w through a Station Master antenna at 60 ft.
No access tone is required, but it transmits a 123.0 tone in FM mode.
Set tone/squelch to 123.0 and FM users will not hear the digital signal.
Identification is WC8VOA/R and time out is 3 minutes.
Coverage is expected to be in the local area only, and reports can be sent to qst@wc8voa.org.

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EchoLink is now available for use on the WC8VOA 145.390 (-) (no tone) repeater.
ID is WC8VOA-R and node number is 805289
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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 the callsign for the clubs two repeaters.  Each is a  Yaesu Fusion repeater, operating in the automatic mode. The two meter repeater operates on 145.390 (-) (no tone) from a commercial tower located in Fairfield, Ohio.  The 440 MHZ repeater frequency is 443.650 (+) (no tone) from a 60 ft. tower located at the Voice of America Museum in West Chester, Ohio.   We also operate an APRS beacon/relay station with the call sign WC8VOA,and EchoLink on the two meter repeater with node number 805289.

Additionally, we 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.