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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2015 Officers  
President:   Roy Haren, KD8IJF
Vice President:   Joe Wojtowicz, W0JO
Secretary:   Kevin Stein, KD8NXR
Treasurer:   Maureen Stein, KD8NXS
Past President:   Allan 'Al' Avnet, AB8AA
Trustees:   Chris Monske, WF8U
    Harry Harker, KD8PQK
    Russ Williams, NR8W
Testing/Classes:  Al Avnet, AB8AA
Publicity:   Joe Wojtowicz, W0JO
Social:  Maureen Stein, KD8NXS
Newsletter/Web:   Jane Avnet, K8JAA
Field Day:   Steve Fabry, KC8SOY
    Chris Monske, WF8U
Badges/Facebook: John Fabry, KC8SPF
Web Design: Robert Webster, WR8RW
Club Logo Design by: John Fabry, KC8SPF
Club Poster
Swap & Shop 12/19/14
Club Raffle download a copy of the flyer and post

Upcoming Events
Next Meeting Tuesday, February 17
at Davidson's in Canfield
Next Test Session
Testing all license classes Wednesday, February 18, 6:30P.M.
at ITT Tech, 1030 North Meridian Road,
Youngstown, OH 44509
Upcoming Amateur Radio Technician, General & Extra Classes
Technician Class Wednesday Evenings,
January 14 through February 11 - 7:00 - 9:30 P.M.
Testing Feb 18 at ITT Tech, Everyone welcome

Extra Class Thursday Evenings,
January 29 through March 19 - 7:00 - 9:30 P.M.
Testing March 26 at ITT Tech, Everyone welcome
pre registration a must!

General Class Wednesday Evenings,
February 25 through April 1 - 7:00 - 9:30 P.M.
Testing April 15 at ITT Tech, Everyone welcome

Class Flyer: Click Here
Location of Classes: 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 if
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.

February 17 meeting:

Arrive early and have dinner with us before the meeting

Next regular meeting: March 17


 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

Newsletter Archive

WRARC Wave Bender Newsletter Archive
WRARC publishes a monthly electronic newsletter.
An archive of our more recent newsletters is available below
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
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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
2015 Dues are now due and payable December 1 through January 31

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).

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to take a turn.

Jan.    2  Al, AB8AA
Jan.    9  Chris, WF8U
Jan.  12 Jane, K8JAA
Jan.  23 Joe, W0JO
Jan.  30 Dennis, KD8SNA
Feb.   6 Chris, WF8U
Feb. 13 Darrin, N8DMC
Feb. 20 Dave, KD8YMK
Feb. 27 Joe, W0JO
Mar.   6 Al, AB8AA
Mar. 13 Jane, K8JAA

Members Only

Members Only
Constitution & Bylaws
Members  10/03/14
Standard Operating Procedures  07/29/13
Club Wear Order Form   11/12/14

Technical Resources and Links

HF Propagation Conditions
  Swap & Shop 12/19/14
  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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