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CCARA Members Participate in SKYWARN Recognition Day

WB8ZZR (Paul, KD8DGH (Mark) and K8DEG (Dave) participated in the 20th Celebration of SKYWARN Recognition Day.  The special event started Friday December 6th at 7PM and continued until 7 PM the following day.  Paul (WB8ZZR) and Mark (KD8DGH) are primary operators and Dave (K8DEG) was a secondary operator for the 2019 season of weather incidents

Fun was had by all at Courthouses on the Air

This past Saturday CCARA setup on the lawn of the Clinton County Courthouse in Wilmington for the Courthouses on the Air special event in addition to the Ohio QSO Party.  The group was able to make 45 contacts throughout the US and Canada including 19 counties in Ohio.

13 Colonies Special Event

I know several of the clubs members participated in the 13 Colonies Special Event the July 4th week.  The hams I know who made contacts of all 13 stations are: W8SBL (Steve), KB8UAW (Dave 4 using QRP) and also getting all 13 plus a bonus station KS8P (Sara). Mike WF8B reports that he got all 13 colonies plus 2 bonus stations!  If you made all 13 contacts, please drop us a note and we will get you on here.

Clinton Memorial Hospital donates surplus laptops to Local Amateur Radio Groups!

Mark Atwell, From Clinton memorial hospital donated laptops to the Clinton County Amateur radio Association, The Laurel Volunteer Examination Team, And the Highland Amateur radio Association at the regular monthly meeting of the Clinton County Amateur radio Association. These will be used for various amateur radio activities in communications exercises and emergency preparedness training. The Volunteer Examiner Team leaders laptop will be used in administering FCC examinations which are free to the public. The Picture from left to right is Mike Boyle WF8B Laurel VE Team Leader, Paul Jellison K8IO President of CCARA, Mark Atwell KD8DGH representing CMH, Jim Hause K8CUH President of HARA.