Field Day;  We will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on June 23rd and 24th of June.  Operation will commence at 2pm on the 23rd and cease at 2pm on the 24th.  We will be located in the wooded lot across form 2104 Salem Church Road, Goldsboro NC 27530, (FD Map) just south of Lane Tree Golf Course.  We will start set-up after breakfast, around 9 am, on that Saturday…..if you need more time then you can start on Friday if need be.  

We will also be having a cook-out around 6 pm on that Saturday(menu, Grilled Chicken, Potato Salad, Chips and a Drink).  After the cook-out we will hold a short meeting.  

We will need folks to set-up, operate to including logging, and tear down on Sunday.  If you have had you license less than a year or been off the air several years come on out we will have a special station set up for you to get back on the air (GOTA- Get on the Air Station)


Electrical Engineering link….lots of good apps

What is HAM Radio…… here

Herman Munster and Ham Radio

Amateur Radio a 21st Century Hobby


2 Meter Repeater 146.85 (-) 88.5 Hz Tone (K4CYP) Status: On the Air.

70cm Repeater 443.00 (+) 88.5 Hz Tone (K4CYP) Status: Off the Air (Hard line damaged by Hospital contractors).

Our repeaters are NOT Linked via a 70cm radio at the VHF site.  Additionally, both the repeaters have emergency backup power.

ECHOLINK via K4CYP-R Node 858227


2 Meter/70cm Net Thursday night at 8:30pm local On the WCARA Repeaters          Net Control Operator:  Pete Wene, WA5T

EchoLink (K4CYP-R) is connected to the 2 meter repeater.  If you are out of town you can still check in via Echolink.

6 Meter Net  8:30pm local every Tuesday evening on 50.140 Mhz SSB.
Net Control Operator:  Pete Wene, WA5T