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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
Testing/Classes:  Al Avnet, AB8AA
Publicity:   Joe Wojtowicz, W0JO
Social:  Maureen Stein, KD8NXS
Newsletter/Web:   Jane Avnet, K8JAA
Historian/YouTube:   Terri Mitzel, KD8YYE
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 Flyer
Swap & Shop 12/27/15
Upcoming Events
How to Read a Schematic Workshop
All you ever wanted to know or "how do you read this thing?"
Saturday, March 19, 2016, 9:30 A.M.
Contact Al Avnet, AB8AA or Dave Brett, KD8NZF by 3/10/16
WRARC Test sessions and Classes  1/16/16
Next Regular Meeting Tuesday, February 16,
at Davidson's in Canfield
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.

February 16 meeting:
Speaker: Katrina Carlton from H&R Block
Topic: income taxes

Arrive early and have dinner with us before the meeting

Next meeting: March 15

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

Hi everyone, This is KC8SOY, the WRARC Field Day Chairman,
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
Friday morning, June 24, 9:00 A.M.
We will have room for anyone who wants to come out
and camp with us in a trailer, or in a tent.
There is no charge.

There will be generators for your basic power needs, no AC.

Tell your friends to come out and join us.
Experience the excitement of Ham Radio.
Steve, KC8SOY, 73

Saturday, June 25, 10:00 A.M.
There will be TESTING for anyone who needs a test
Contact Al to reserve a space.

To all operators, please review the Field Day Packet for 2016 Field Day Here.
Contact Steve, KC8SOY or Chris Monskie, WF8U with your choice of band and station.


  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
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
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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
2016 Dues are now due and payable now through January 31, 2016

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.

Feb. 12 Mike, KC8WUX
Feb. 19 Allan, AB8AA
Feb. 26 Jane, K8JAA
Mar. 04 Dennis, KA8DJM
Mar. 11 Joe, W0JO
Mar. 18 This Could Be YOU
Mar, 25 Roy, KD8IJF

Members Only

Members Only
Silent Keys
Constitution & Bylaws
Members  11/10/15
Standard Operating Procedures  07/29/13
Club Wear Order Form   11/12/14

Technical Resources and Links

HF Propagation Conditions
  Swap & Shop 12/27/15
  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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