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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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    6 m and 40 m operating position
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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

HAMVENTION SPECIAL HOURS

Special Tour Hours for Hamvention
Thurs. May 16th  4:00- 9:00 PM
Friday, May 17th  4:00 – 9:00 PM
Sat. May 18th 1:00 – 9:00 PM
Sun. May 19th 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Admission to the museum is just $5.00 per person.

TICKETS FOR SPECIAL
VOA / “WLW” Transmitter site tour (click here)

The West Chester Amateur Radio Association station WC8VOA and the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting will be open for visitation during the 2019 Dayton Hamvention.  Visitors are invited to operate WC8VOA using the four modern transceivers, and vintage equipment as available.  Talk-in is on 145.390 (-) no tone required.  Echo Link node is 805289.
The Voice of America facility is located at 8070 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio.  From I75, take Exit 22 (Tylersville Rd) and go East about 1.5 miles.  The Voice of America Building is on the north side of the road.  You can’t miss it – it is located on a large plot of land and is signed at the entrance.

WCARA Supports PI-Day 2019
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West Chester Amateur Radio Association, a division of National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting.   Operating as WC8VOA,  it is organized to promote amateur radio and provide facilities for members and guests to meet and to exchange information about the hobby.

The club has members with many different backgrounds, and technical training and interests.  WC8VOA has seven 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.

Posted by: | Posted on: October 5, 2015

WCARA Calendar

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* Monday NetMonday Net

Time: 8:00 pm

Weekly net on 145.390 FM & Digital. No tone required. No net on holidays.

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* Siren TestSiren Test

Time: 11:50 am

Monthly West Chester/Butler County siren test

* Open Operating NightOpen Operating Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Station is open for members and visitors to operate

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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Monday NetMonday Net

Time: 8:00 pm

Weekly net on 145.390 FM & Digital. No tone required. No net on holidays.

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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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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Monday NetMonday Net

Time: 8:00 pm

Weekly net on 145.390 FM & Digital. No tone required. No net on holidays.

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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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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Monday NetMonday Net

Time: 8:00 pm

Weekly net on 145.390 FM & Digital. No tone required. No net on holidays.

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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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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Museum & WC8VOA Open HouseMuseum & WC8VOA Open House

Time: 1:00 pm

Both the Museum and WC8VOA will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

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* Monday NetMonday Net

Time: 8:00 pm

Weekly net on 145.390 FM & Digital. No tone required. No net on holidays.

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