Welcome to the
"Half a Bubble Off"
The Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club is based in Parma, Ohio.
We are an Amateur Radio organization the offers training, monthly presentation and other activities.
Why the Woodchucks? Find out why by clicking here...
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Woodchuck POTA Party May 27 2023
Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club
Kevin K8DNQ has spent a good deal of time working on this event and has even visited the Park and talked to the Rangers.
We will begin setup at 11:00am and start transmitting @ 12:00pm and operate until 16:00.
We are going to operate in the following…
- Exact Location in Park: Pine Hollow trail head. It’s on Quick Road
If you enter this address into Google Maps you will get the location for Pine Hollow
5465 Quick Rd, Peninsula, OH 44264
- We will use the Club call W8BTO
- We will operate for 4 hours.
- We will Run on solar power.
- Radio and Antennas will be brought by K8DNQ.
- Anyone is welcome to bring a rig if they want to, but we will only have one operator active at all times.
- We will have water and snacks available.
- Details will be discussed at the Friday 5-26 business meeting.
- Since we will be using the Club call any level of operator can participate.
- Please send and questions or comments to Kevin, K8DNQ
Please come join us for some Parks On The Air fun!
More info about the park can be found at: https://www.nps.gov/cuva/index.htm
For more information about Parks On The Air: https://parksontheair.com/
The Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club holds its business meeting along with a presentation the 4th Friday of the month (except in December) at the Busch Community Room, which is located at 7501 Ridge Road - just south of Pleasant Valley Road.
The meeting starts at 7:30 pm and is open to all.
Visitors ae always welcome
Woodchuck ARC Items for Sale
Purchase your Woodchuck ARC logoed items and help support the Club?
The Woodchucks now have an online store where you can purchase Woodchuck Logoed items to show off yor support for the club.
Each item purchased returns a percentage of the sale to the Club.
New items will be added as the store grows.
Thank you for your support.
Amateur Radio License Map
A very interesting website to find Hams in your or any area.
Use this map to find amateur radio license holders in the USA. Click here for more info.
- Select the type of input (callsign, gridsquare, zip code or street address) on the left.
- Enter an appropriate search value on the right.
- Hit the button.
- Scroll down see the map.
You Will Pass Your Test!
Tips and tricks to pass your FCC Amateur Radio Exam.
Thank you to Quicksilver Radio for this information.
Some will complain that my approach does not teach anything – that its only purpose lies in memorizing answers in order to pass the test. My answer is “you are 100% correct”. My experience has shown that sometimes our best and most enthusiastic operators – those who give back to the hobby – may not know which end of the soldering iron to hold. And conversely, some of the most technically adept Hams are notably hard to find when there is work to be done or Public Service events to staff. Most Hams, I think fall somewhere in between these extremes. A good friend of mine likes to say that there are 28 different kinds of Ham Radio, and that there’s something there for just about anybody. My goal here is to make (or upgrade) more Hams so that they can find out what kinds of Radio they’re going to enjoy. And if you follow my suggestions, YOU WILL PASS!! So here we go: