Welcome to the Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club Website 

The Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club is based in Parma, Ohio. 
We are an Amateur Radio organization the offers training, monthly presentation and other activities.

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2019 Woodchuck Event Calendar

All our Events held at the Woodchuck A.R.C. Club Station 11694 State Rd. just south of Wallings. 

July 1st till July 7th : All times day and evening.

13 Colonies on the air contest using our club call from the club station at Riches’.
Everyone is welcome to go to the club station and participate!
The list of stations we must contact will be on the table. They will be on all bands, so search.
Please place your initials at the end of the line that you contact. Our repeater should be monitored when anyone is at the station. Just turn it on!

Aug. 10th.

DX Engineering will be having a Hamfest from 9am till noon in the Showroom.
And 8:00am till noon a flea market in the North parking lot.

Aug 17th.

Woodchuck Special Event Station, “30th year Club Anniversary”. 12 noon till ?
It will be advertised in QST Magazine Contest Corral. 


Ohio QSO Party at the club station at Riches’. 12 noon till 10pm.

Sept. 14th.

The Woodchucks will hold its’ First Annual YL check-in. 6pm to midnight.
All female members and female friends are asked to participate.
The club will have QSL cards printed for stations that contact us.
This was the list of events so far that are planned for this summer! Come and enjoy!!!



30th Anniversary
and Club Picnic


The Woodchuck ARC will be celebrating there 30th year as a Club.
In celebration of this Historic Event the club will have a Picnic Party at KD8KBO's QTH. 

We will be running a Special Event Station from the Club Station, "The Conctete Tent".

We are looking for any memorabilia or information that you many have to celebrate this event.
Please contact Larry, N8OWS or Chuck K8CVM.

We are also looking for members to take the lead and manage the 2 events.
If you’re interested please contact us.

Keep checking back with us, we will post more information as it becomes available.


Here is a list of Field Day events that the
Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club
is planning for 2019.


Winter Field Day
     Saturday January 26 thru January 27

International DX Phone
     Saturday March 2 thru Sunday March 3

     Saturday April 7 

Summer Field Day
     June 22 thru June 23

Ohio QSO Party
     Saturday August 24

Ohio State Parks on the Air
     Saturday September 7

November Sweeps
     Saturday November 16

Woodchuck ARC Events are open to all.
Not a HAM, that's OK stop in and see what the World of HAM Radio is about.

The events are planned for the Concrete Tent unless otherwise noted.
The Concrete Tent is located at 11694 State Road, N Royalton, OH 44133.
Look for the sign..


Well, the transformation of the Concrete Tent from a garage to a Ham Shack has started....
With the suggestion and permission of Rich, KD8KBO the Concrete is getting a Radio Station position.
On Saturday March 30, 2019 a few souls came out to the Tent to begin the clean out, demolation and construction of a Radio Station position for the Club.
We moved several storage cabinets and other items to install a counter are where the Club can hold events from.
While construction is still ongoing, this was the firsts days work...
And Larry N8OWS says "NO ONE" sits on the Table.......

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Progress on Day 3 of the new Radio Station table.

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 Photos from the Woodchuck Winter Field Day 2019

Woodchuck Members, as you know our dues are now due by the end of the January meeting.
We would appreciate prompt payment so we may make out our Roster for 2019.

Our Dues for the year 2019 are as follows: Full Membership $15.00, Members of the same household $7.50
Associate Membership (no voting rights) only available to those without an FCC license) $7.50

Due to new Federal Regulations we cannot have a checking account in the club name.
So please make your check out to the new club Treasurer as follows:
Make Check Payable to the Treasurer: James Tommer
Write in the Memo of your check: Woodchuck dues 2019
If there are any changes to your information (address, Tel, etc.) please include a note.
You may mail, present your dues at the meeting, PayPal them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mail Dues to:

Woodchuck ARC
C/O James Tommer
16989 Hart Rd. Apt. 1
Montville, OH 44064

You can just cut out the address above and tape it to your envelope.

From: Dave, K8WRS


 Once again, the Woodchuck ARC will be participating in the Winter Field Day Contest.

The event will be held on January 26/27, 2019 and the Woodchuck’s will be operating from the Cement Tent.
The tent is heated, and food and refreshments will be available throughout the contest.

 Winter Field Day runs for 24 hours during the last full weekend in January each year from 1900 UTC (2pm EST) Saturday to 1900 UTC (2pm EST) Sunday. Station set-up may commence no earlier than 1900 UTC (2pm EST) on Friday, January 25th. Station setup may consume no more than 12 hours total.

All Amateur bands, HF, VHF, & UHF except 12, 17, 30 and 60 meters.
Any mode… CW, SSB, AM, FM, DStar, C4FM, DMR, Packet, PSK, SSTV, RTTY, Olivia, Satellite, etc… can be used.

We will be operating for the full time and are looking for participants to work the radios for the event. Weather you have a few minutes, several hours or the full duration of time available, drop in and see us.

We have several new antennas at the Tent to use and evaluate and will have several Radios setup.

See you at the tent......