As part of the National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) event sponsored by the ARRL, WQ4CWA conducted operations for 8 hours at the Fort Monroe National Monument in Hampton, VA on 7 May 2016. The log from that activation has been posted to the ARRL Logbook of the World (LOTW). LOTW confimation is the only way to receive credit for the ARRL NPOTA awards.
WQ4CWA is the amateur radio voice of QCWA Chapter 119 Inc. -- an active and involved group of amateur radio operators from the Mid-Atlantic area centered on Virginia Beach, VA.
CHAPTER 119 SPONSORS AN IOTA EXPEDITION
From July 23 to July 26, 2009 W4T, a special event call sign secured for this occasion, will be on the air from TANGIER ISLAND, a small island in the Chesapeake Bay. A team of 8 operators from Chapter 119 will be QRV on SSB, CW, and RTTY during this period on all bands 80 through 10 meters as propagation permits. The CW AND SSB stations will operate in the Multi-Op, Island category of the IOTA Contest on radio day July 25. QSL via the Chapter 119 QSL manager, K5VIP.
Team members include: Quint, K4CQW; Butch, KE4AZL; Terry, KI4RXC; Barry, K5VIP; Vic, W4VIC; Talley, W4TVG; Steve, W4XQ; and Ron, W8RJL.
QCWA Chapter 119 Inc. acquired our callsign, WQ4CWA on January 4, 2007. The call sign is used for the Chapter 119 Inc. HF net that meets on 3.947 MHz Sunday mornings from 0800 to 0900 local time and on the QCWA Chapter 119 Inc. Sunday Roundtable (VHF net) that meets Sunday evenings on 146.97 repeater at 2100 hours local time . One need not be an active member of QCWA or of Chapter 119 to join our nets -- all amateur radio operators are welcome. The WQ4CWA call sign will also be used for special event activities and for limited contesting. We hope to meet you on the air.
QSL POLICY: All non-repeater contacts using WQ4CWA are logged and will be QSL'd 100% via LoTW. QSL cards are available for a S.A.S.E. from the QSL manager, K5VIP.
Please join us on our Sunday morning HF and Sunday evening VHF nets.
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