Are You Ready? W estern R eserve
A mateur R adio C lub

  Amateur Radio is a Hobby
    Emergency Communication is a Commitment


General Information

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President:   Roy Haren, KD8IJF
Vice President:   Joe Wojtowicz, KD8RCC
Secretary:   Kevin Stein, KD8NXS
Treasurer:   Maureen Stein (KD8NXS)
Trustees:   Steve Fabry (KC8SOY)
    Chris Monske, KD8ELY
    Harry Harker, KD8PQK
Testing/Classes:   Al Avnet (AB8AA)
Publicity:   Joe Wojtowicz, KD8RCC
Social:  Maureen Stein (KD8NXS)
Newsletter/Web:   Jane Avnet (K8JAA)
Badges/Facebook: John Fabry (KC8SPF)
Club Logo Design by: John Fabry (KC8SPF)
Club Poster:   Click Here
Swap & Shop:   Click Here
Elmers:   Click Here
Upcoming Events
Meeting, April 15 at Davidson's in Cornersburgh
Next Test Session
Testing all license classes Wednesday, April 16, 6:30P.M.
at ITT Tech, 1030 North Meridian Road,
Youngstown, OH 44509
Amateur Radio General Class
Wednesday Evenings, May 7 thru June 11, 2014 - 7:00 - 9:30 P.M.
Testing June 18 at ITT Tech, Everyone welcome
Class Flyer: Click Here

Location of the Class: ITT Tech,
1030 North Meridian Road, Youngstown, OH
For more information on the classes, to obtain the text books, e-mail Al

For information on any of the above or
you need help using Amateur Radio Communications for Your Event e-mail Roy

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 Roy Haren, KD8IJF.

April 15 meeting:
Speaker: Ohio Section Manager Scott Yonaly, N8SY
Topic: Topic: Amateur Radio Websites

Arrive early and have dinner with us before the meeting

Next meeting: May 21

June 17 Meeting - 6:00 P.M. meet at Davidson's for dinner,
followed by a field trip to K3LR'S open house


2014 ARRL Field Day

WRARC Field Day
June 28 & 29, 2014

Start: 1800 UTC Saturday
End 2100 UTC Sunday

Elser Metro Airport
10800 Sharott Rd. in N. Lima

Hi everyone, This is the WRARC field day chairmen letting you know
everyone is welcome to our field day site, at
Elser Metro Airport
We will be setting up our campers, tents, and/or generators on
Friday morning.9:00 A.M., June 27.
We will have a lot of room for anyone who wants to camp with us
in a trailer, or in tents. There is no charge.
There will be generators for your basic power needs. Tell your
friends to come out and join us, and experience the excitement of Ham Radio.
Steve KC8SOY, 73

Saturday morning, June 28, 10:00 A.M.
we will have testing for anyone who needs a test
Contact Al to reserve a space.

To all operators, please review the rules for 2014 Field Day Here.
Contact Steve or Chris Monskie (KD8ELY) with your choice of band and station.
Contact Maureen KD8NXS to let her know what you'll be bringing for the Pot luck.
If there are any new ideas for next year’s Field Day site, please let Steve know.

2014 Field Day Flier


  March 2014 Home, Garden, & Craft Show - Pictures take time to load.
  Jan. 2014 After the Holidays Annual Dinner/Meeting

Oct. 2013  We Adopted a Highway, Again
Diabetes Walk, Oct. 20, 2013
2013 Astro Ham Event
2013 Tour of the Valley
 June 2013 Field Day
Two pages of  Pictures  take time to load!
May 2013  We Adopted a Highway
April 2013  Antenna Party
March 2013 Home & Garden Show
Digital Interface Workshop
Soldering Workshop
FLDIGI Workshop
WRARC Tower Team takes tower down in Mecca

Newsletter Archive

WRARC Wave Bender Newsletter Archive
WRARC publishes a monthly electronic newsletter.
An archive of our more recent newsletters is available below
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
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Membership Information

Membership Information
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 Roy Haren, KD8IJF.

Friday Night Nets

The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club invites all amateur radio operators to join all our nets
The two meter net which opens every Friday evening at 9.00 PM on 145.270 Mhz (minus offset), PL 110.9.
The Ask the Elmers net immediately after the 2-meter net on 145.270 - Join Us!
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   01/01/14
Net sign in sheet   01/01/14
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).
Mar. 28 Mike KC8WUX
Apr. 04 Steve KC8SOY
Apr. 11 Al AB8AA
Apr. 18 Cory KD8STJ
Apr. 25 Joe KC8RCC
May 02 OPEN
May 09 Dennis KD8SNA
May 16 Chris KD8ELY
May 23 OPEN
May 30 OPEN

Members Only

Members Only
Constitution & Bylaws
Members  03/13/14
Standard Operating Procedures  07/29/13

Technical Resources and Links

HF Propagation Conditions
  Swap & Shop
  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
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


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