Pearl Harbor Day Event (Dec 7th) – We have been invited to join the Azalea Radio Club for the Pearl Harbor Day special event aboard the Battleship NC.  We will meet at the K&W for breakfast in Wilmington at 0800.  We will head to the ship around 0900.  You are welcome to join us at anytime during the day.  For more information contact Pete, WA5T, at pete@wene.net.

The WCARA Tri-Club CHRISTMAS PARTY (KARS, SCARS & WCARA) will be held on Thursday December 13th at 6:30 p.m. to Until (Social hour 6:30 – 7:30, eat at 7:30).

Location: Lakeside Room at the Walnut Creek Country Club.  Address is:  508 Lakeshore Dr, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Please R.S.V.P. by December 9th with your choice of meal and the number in your party to Pete Wene at pete@wene.net

Option #1 – Roasted Turkey with Stuffing and gravy

Option #2 – Chopped Steak with Onion Gravy

Option #3 – VEGETARIAN OPTION – Portabella Mushroom Stuffed Ravioli

With: Mashed Potatoes and Green Bean Casserole, Mixed Garden Salad w/house dressing and crackers,
Vegetable and Starch, Bread with Butter, Water/Tea/Coffee and Dessert

Total Cost: $25 per person (Tax and Tip included)

Door Prizes and Dirty Santa Gift Exchange (Bring gift to participate – not to exceed $15)     First door prize is a Yaesu FT-2980 VHF and ARRL 2019 Handbook.  Each Club Member will receive a free ticket…..additional tickets at $1.00 each.


Electrical Engineering link….lots of good apps

What is HAM Radio……..click 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: On the air ( We have replaced the Hard line and moved the antenna up ~ 65 additional feet).

Our repeaters are 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 every Thursday night at 8:30pm local on the WCARA Repeaters – Net Control Operator: Pete Wene, WA5T

EchoLink (K4CYP-R Node 858227) is connected to the 2 meter repeater.  If you are out of town you can still check in via Echolink.

6 Meter Net every Monday night at 8:00pm local on 50.140 Mhz SSB.
(if at net time the frequency is occupied please look for us 3,6,9, or 12 KHz down from 50.140) –  Net Control Operator: Pete Wene, WA5T.