Proposed Amendment to WVRA Bylaws

The Wisconsin Valley Radio Association board of directors are proposing the following amendment to the WVRA Bylaws to address the length of an initial membership when a person joins the club. With the proposed amendment, when a new person joins the club within 6 months of the club’s fiscal year, their membership will also be […]

Statement Concerning Rothschild/Weston Shooting Incident

22 March 2017 On behalf of the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association and the greater amateur radio community, I would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of those who were affected by today’s shootings in Rothschild and Weston. Since the club’s inception in 1934, the WVRA has worked with law enforcement, […]

WVRA 2017 Calendar Fundraiser

The Wisconsin Valley Radio Association is pleased to announce that the 2017 WVRA calendar to benefit amateur radio will soon be available. The calendar is an annual fundraiser to help defray the increasing costs of providing amateur radio services to the hams that live and travel through North central Wisconsin. The 2017 calendar we opened up […]

FCC License Exam Session Saturday August 13, 2016

The Wisconsin Valley Radio Association(WVRA) is sponsoring and hosting an Amateur Radio license examination session, to be held on Saturday, August 13th, starting at 10:00 AM, at Rasmussen College, Room #102, 1101 Westwood Drive, Wausau, WI  54401. Testing will be conducted for ALL Classes of Amateur Radio licenses.  Walk-ins for the test session will be […]

June Activities with the WVRA

Summer is FINALLY here! I hope you had a great holiday weekend and are excited for summer! The WVRA will be in full swing beginning in June – we have a lot of events planned so please mark your calendars: June 7th – general meeting June 25/26 – Field Day July 7-10 – Wausau Balloon […]

New area repeater and W9SM 147.135 Update

From the KD9CJX ham shack…well, not really. I’m happy to report I spent most of the day at WZAW-LD, aka Fox 55. We have begun re-installing the W9SM systems and we’re making progress. Since we were last out there, an overhead door was installed which is requiring us to re-route our hard line. Once this […]