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The Athens County, Ohio
Amateur Radio Association
Email: acara@ac-ara.org

Serving Southeast Ohio Communities

Until further notice, in-person meetings are canceled! Instead, we’ll meet via teleconference.

Next meeting via Zoom: April 20, 2021, at 7 PM. For instructions on joining the teleconference via Zoom, click here.

Interested in fox hunting? Check out some tips from our own KC8JRV for getting started by clicking the link found on the menu to the left.

Upcoming events: More info on individual event pages.

The following events have been cancelled:

  • In-person Technician license classes. The license class may be held late spring early summer depending on virus numbers.
  • The ACARA Athens Hamfest scheduled for April 25 has been canceled pending selection of a new date later in the summer.
  • Plans for Field Day June 26-27, 2021 are in discussion as to holding group event or go with individual stations submitting for club score. Watch for updates.

Public service events:

  • Iron Furnace Trail Run on April 3, 2021 and Thunderbunny in May have been cancelled for 2021.
  • The Athens Marathon scheduled for April 18, 2021 has become a virtual event for 2021.
  • The Athens Gravel Challenge bike race has been rescheduled to October 2, 2021.
  • A summer date is anticipated for the Lake Hope Bicycle Race.
  • Possible Special Event Station for the visit of the traveling Viet Nam Veterans Memorial Wall July29-Aug 1. More info to come.

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