Club Events

The following is a list of scheduled events and hamfests up through mid year 2023.  Details for each event will be forthcoming as the event draws near.

January 2023

  • General Licensing Class – January 21st through March 4th 
  • WCARA Business Meeting/Elections – January 21st 
  • February 2022
  • WCARA Sprint – TBD
  • NC QSO Party – TBD

March 2023

  • VE Test Session – March 25th – Cliffs of the Neuse – Contact Ray Lane for more information at

May 2023

  • WCARA Un-Fest – May 6th.  – The Un-Fest will be held on May 6th from 8:00am until 12:00pm in Goldsboro, NC at the 1st PH Church, Goldsboro.  The Un-Fest is held in the front of the Church

June 2023

  • Museum Ships Weekend – June 3rd – We will be joining the Kinston Amateur Radio Society aboard the CSS Neuse II. We will only operate on Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00am until the bands close that evening. For more information contact the KARS president at  Once updated the following website will have more information relevant to the event

Details will follow in a email as the event draws closer.

The Address to the CSS Neuse II is: 118 N. Heritage Street, Kinston, NC 28508

We all had a wonderful time at this event last year and are looking forward to another great event this year.

  • Field Day – June 24th and 25th
  • Field Day Prep – June 24th – We will be doing FD set up that Friday starting after 3 pm and lasting until done.  
  • The Wayne County Amateur Radio Association will participate in the ARRL Field Day on June 25th and 26th. We will be set up in the same location as last year. The Kinston Amateur Radio Society and Sampson County Amateur Radio Services will join us to help with operations. As usual we will have a cookout on Saturday night. Details will follow in a email as the event draws closer.