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A mateur R adio C lub

  Amateur Radio is a Hobby
    Emergency Communication is a Commitment

 

General Information

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2016 Officers  
President:   Bob Mitzel, N8RCM
Vice President:   Joe Wojtowicz, W0JO
Secretary:   Jo Wilms, KD8SNW
Treasurer:   Rosemary Marko, KD8TII
Past President:   Roy Haren, KD8IJF
Trustees:   Harry Harker, KD8PQK
    Russ Williams, NR8W
    Darrin Cannon, N8DMC
Appointed: 
Testing/Classes:  Al Avnet, AB8AA
Publicity:   Joe Wojtowicz, W0JO
Social:  Amanda Farone, KC3GFU
Newsletter/Web:   Jane Avnet, K8JAA
Historian/YouTube:   Terri Mitzel, N1TAM
Field Day:   Steve Fabry, KC8SOY
    Chris Monske, WF8U
Badges: Allan avnet, AB8AA
Facebook:   Terri Mitzel, N1TAM
    Chris Monske, WF8U
    Harry Harker, KD8PQK
50-50 Sales:  Devon Wilms, KD8SNV
  
Web Design: Robert Webster, WR8RW
Club Logo Design by: John Fabry, KC8SPF/SK
   
Club Flyer
Swap & Shop 12/27/15
Elmers
 
 
Upcoming Events
WRARC Test sessions and Classes  3/07/16
 
Next Regular Meeting Tuesday, July 19,
at Davidson's in Canfield
 
Annual Club Picnic Tuesday, July 23,
at The Western Reserve United Methodist Church
 
Members trip to visit K3LR's station
August 6, 11:00 A.M.
Contact Joe, W0JO, if you're planning on going.
 
Opportunities to Volunteer
 
Seventh Annual Panerathon - 2016
being held at the Covelli Centre again this year
Mark your Calendars for Sunday, August 21
Times: TBD
Contact Joe W, W0JO, Bob Mitzel, N8RCM,
or Al Avnet, AB8AA, to volunteer!
 
The Walk to End Alzheimers
Mark your Calendars for Saturday, October 8
Time: TBD
Contact Joe W, W0JO, to volunteer!
 
International Peace Race
Mark your Calendars for Sunday, October 23
Time: TBD
Contact Joe W, W0JO, to volunteer!
For information on any of the above or, you need help
using Amateur Radio Communications for Your Event e-mail our President
 

Club Meeting

WRARC Monthly Club Meeting
the third Tuesday each month, 7:00 P.M.,
Davidson's Restaurant
3636 Canfield Road, in Cornersburgh (see map below.)

For more information email our President.

 
Meeting: July 19
Speaker: ACC, John Myers, KD8MQ
Topic: TBD

Arrive early and have dinner with us before the meeting

 
Next meeting: August, 16
 
 
Saturday, July 23 is our Annual Club picnic
held at the Western Reserve United Methodist Church
4580 Canfield Road Canfield, OH 44406
3:00 P.M.
 
 

2016 ARRL Field Day

WRARC Field Day
June 25 & 26, 2016

Start: 1800 UTC Saturday
End 2100 UTC Sunday

Elser Metro Airport
10800 Sharott Rd. in N. Lima

If there are any new ideas for next year’s Field Day site, please let Steve know.

Activities

 
  Jan. 2015 After the Holidays Annual Dinner/Meeting

 
 June 2014 Field Day
Pictures !
 
May 2014  We Adopted a Highway - 3
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  March 2014 Home, Garden, & Craft Show
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  Jan. 2014 After the Holidays Annual Dinner/Meeting

 
Oct. 2013  We Adopted a Highway - 2
 
Diabetes Walk, Oct. 20, 2013
 
2013 Astro Ham Event
 
2013 Tour of the Valley
 
 June 2013 Field Day
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Dsve's  Antenna Party
 
Digital Interface Workshop
 
Soldering Workshop
 
FLDIGI Workshop
 
WRARC Tower Team takes tower down in Mecca
 
Visit our Facebook page for up to date acrivities
 

Newsletter Archive

WRARC Wave Bender Newsletter Archive
 
 
WRARC publishes a monthly electronic newsletter.
An archive of our more recent newsletters is available below
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
 
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Membership Information

Membership Information
 
The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club is a Special Service club
that exists to go above and beyond for our community and for Amateur Radio,
is what defines a Special Service Club (SSC).
We are leaders in our Amateur Radio community who provides active training classes,
publicity programs, and actively pursue technical projects and operating activities.

The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club welcomes all Amateur (HAM) radio operators to become club members.
Information and documents related to membership are available below.

 
Membership Application

For more information email our President.

Friday Night Nets

 
The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club invites all amateur radio operators to join our net
 
The two meter net which opens every Friday evening at 9.00 PM
145.270 Mhz (minus offset), PL 110.9.

You can advertise your Swap 'n Shop and
Ask our Elmers anything
The only dumb question is one you don't ask
No Question too big or too small!

 
Information files for net controllers are available below.
Net Control Script   01/01/16
Net sign in sheet   03/22/15
 
Club members are encouraged to act as net control.
For information about being the net control
or volunteer for the Net Control position, contact Steve Fabry (KC8SOY).

Thanks to everyone who volunteers to take a turn.

July   22 Al, AB8AA
July   29 Jane, K8JAA
Aug. 05 Bob, N8RCM
Aug. 12 Rose, KD8TII
Aug. 19 Frank, KD8YEC
Aug,  26 Bill, KD8HCQ
Sept. 02 Brian, AB8BL
Sept. 09 OPEN
Sept. 16 Frank, KD8YZC
Sept. 23 Joe, W0JO
Sept. 30 OPEN
Oct.   07 Frank, KD8YZC

Members Only

Members Only
Silent Keys
Back to Basics
From shopping for your first radio to
putting up your first antenna,
here is some tried and true advice.
From August 1995 QST, Volume 79, Number 8
 
Constitution & Bylaws
Members  07/21/16
WRARC Standard Operating Procedures  07/29/13
Club Wear Order Form   11/12/14

Technical Resources and Links

 
HF Propagation Conditions
  Swap & Shop 3/07/16
  Build an Emergencycomm BatteryBox
  District 5 ARES
  District 10 ARES
  Mahoning County ARES 
  Portage County ARES 
  Stark County ARES 
  Summit County ARES
  Tri-County Traffic net

  The Ohio ARES/OES HF Digital Net has a new website. Check it out at http://ohden.org/.
This net is held every Tuesday, 8:00 PM local time on 3585 kHz. See website for mode details.
All are welcome. You do not have to be an ARES volunteer to check in. Check in and put your county on the map.

 Emcomm Great resource of emergency communications information

  Satern Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network

  OTHER INFORMATIVE LINKS


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