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

ACARA June Picnic: Tuesday, June 19

In place of the June ACARA meeting, we will be having the annual June Picnic on Tuesday, June 19 at the Dairy Lane Park at Dairy Lane and South Park Drive in Athens. (This date is the usual 3rd Tuesday of the month and the park is adjacent to the Putt People First mini-golf course.) more