Hi everyone, Under the current circumstances, our activities are limited at best.We hope to be more active in 2021.
Once again this year the WCARA was part of the exhibitors at the annual Lakota Leads PiDay. This event is to promote STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to local families. We had our famous PowerTower which is always a hit with the kids/students. We had a portable 2meter station setup to get kids/students on the […]
A few of the WCARA members activated the Cowan Lake State Park on October 12th as part of the Parks on the Air(POTA) program. The temperature was a little cold but it was sunny. A great day to be outside and play radio with some friends (KB8ZYE, W8ND, KD8VRX, KE8CIE, W8LTR & KE8JWE). We learned […]
This year WC8VOA will be participating in the CQ WPX contest as a YARC partner hosting station. This means we have a few youth guest operators at the station to learn more about contesting. Our goal to teach our guest operators the tips & tricks of contesting and most of all HAVE A GOOD TIME! […]
Once again this year the Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting hosted Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) for any Scouts that want to participate. We made over 80 contacts from 22 different states and 9 countries. We are looking forward to next years event. Thank you to all the helped with the event.
WC8VOA was once active this past weekend with the ARRL Get Your Park ON! event. We operated from Buck Creek State Park in Ohio on Sunday October 14th from 09:30am – 03:30pm. The weather didn’t look like it was going to cooperate but mother nature decided to give us a relapse. We once again were […]
The VOA Museum and WCARA were once again present at the 14th annual iSPACE Day event. The event is held on the first Saturday in October every year, the focus of the event is to show kids what STEM is and how fun it can be. Our booth consisted of the following activities: Power Tower, […]
As most of you already know, Chris(KD8YVJ) and Jocelyn(KD8VRX) are headed to Costa Rica(TI5) as part of the Youth DX Adventure(YDXA) from August 3rd until the 8th. You can find out more about the trip and YDXA from the YDXA Website. Members of the Current Team. There’s also a Twitter account that will show the […]
In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of ARISS, a Slow Scan Television (SSTV) event is planned for Thursday, July 20 starting around 21:25 UTC. The event plans to feature images from ARISS activities both past and present. This opportunity should cover most of the world during the operation period. The event plans to use a […]
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. Jocelyn (KD8VRX) & […]