ARRL Field Day! Saturday-Sunday, June 22-23, 2019

The biggest operating event in the amateur radio calendar is almost upon us! The ARRL Field Day is Saturday & Sunday, June 22-23, 2019. The ACARA will be participating in Class 1A at the Athens County Fairgrounds (map) with one HF station and one 6m VHF station. Complete information about Field Day can be found more

2018 NC8V Memorial Trophy

The NC8V Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the ACARA member with the highest score in the ARRL 10-Meter Contest in recognition of the life and accomplishments of past-member John Cornwell, NC8V (SK). Four ACARA members participated in the 2018 ARRL 10-Meter Contest and were, therefore, in the running for the coveted NC8V Memorial Trophy: Carl Denbow, more

Congratulations, N8SUZ!

Congratulations are due to ACARA’s very own Jeff Slattery, N8SUZ. Jeff is the ARRL Ohio Section ARES District 8 Emergency Coordinator and on November 19, 2018, he was honored by the Southern Ohio Amateur Radio Association (SOARA) with a certificate of Special Recognition for his outstanding service. A photo of the presentation can be seen more

ACARA Field Day — A Success!

The ACARA participated in the 2018 ARRL Field Day with 100-watt stations at the Athens County Fairgrounds with the callsign W8PG. For the third year running, the group was able to set up the stations inside the large brick building on the Fairgrounds for protection from weather and insects. The club participated in class 1A, more