Club Events

The following is a list of scheduled events and hamfests up through mid year 2017.  Details for each event will be forthcoming as the event draws near.

Nov 2017,

  1. VE Test Session – If you are looking to upgrade we will have a test session on the 11th, 9am, WCC, Holly Building, Room. If you are a VE come join us and get credit for a test session
  2. JARSFest 19h – Benson, NC
  3. Boy Scout Radio Merit badge clinic 11/10 or 11 in Ralegh – Dave Price, K4KDP, has the details.

Dec 2017,

  1. SKYWARN Recognition Day – Dec 2
  2. Battleship NC, 7 Dec – We have been invited to work the Pearl Harbor Commemorative Special Events Station aboard the Battleship NC.
  3. Christmas party, 14 Dec – We are holding our Christmas Party at Walnut Creek Club House at 6pm. Details will follow in an email

Jan 2018,

  1. General class Jan. 23- Feb 27
  2. Club Meeting (25th) – Election of officers

Feb 2018

  1. Antenna Class – Feb 1
  2. Frostfest 3rd – Richmond, VA (Richmond International)
  3. Skywarn class – tentative for the 8th
  4. 2nd Annual WCARA HF/Sprint – 17th – rules to follow in January
  5. NC QSO Party – 24th

March 2018,

  1. VE Test Session – 3rd
  2. Down East HamFest – 24th
  3. RARSFEST – 31st
  4. Charlotte Hamfest –9th

April 2018

  1. Unfest 28th – WCARA will be sponsoring a “Tail-Gate” Swap Fest. No Vendors, No cost to sell, No cost to attend.  If you have stuff to sell bring it out and set up your tail-gate spot.  We are going to invite all the local clubs in the adjoining counties to attend and or participate.  The location is TBD at this time.

May 2018,

  1. Nothing scheduled for May….

June 2018,

  1. Field Day 23rd-24th. Same location as last year.  We intend to invite the Boy and Girl Scouts to attend, camp out, and help set up.  The intent is to help the Scouts with their Preparedness and Radio Merit Badge.  Also, the Kinston Club will be invited to help with operations during Field Day.  Bonfire and cookout is also on the agenda.