Amateur Radio Group in Jasper, AL- W4WCA

Meetings:  2nd Saturday of each month at 8AM at Red Cross building at 1101 Viking Dr in Jasper, AL.

Nets:  147.390 Mhz with PL tone of 110.9 on Thursdays at 8PM. We also have a time for echolink checkins. You can find us on echolink by searching W4WCA or by entering node 993864.  We also have a simplex net following our repeater net. The simplex net is on 147.435 Mhz usually around 8:20 or so. We also activate a Net it times of emergency or bad weather on our repeater.


147.390 Mhz w/PL tone 110.9

442.300 Mhz w/PL tone 110.9 Fusion

146.660 Mhz w/PL tone 110.9


Our purpose is to provide emergency communications in time of disaster or other emergency when all forms of communications are down.

 Amateur Radio License Testing

We do testing for Technician, General, and Extra Licenses at each of our monthly meetings. We meet at 8AM on the 2nd Sat of each month, then our testing starts immediately following our meeting, usually around 9AM.

We have our monthly meetings on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 8am at the Red Cross building at 1101 Viking Drive in Jasper.

Upcoming Events

May 4th - Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge 2024

June 22-23 - Field Day 2024

Needing volunteers for Yellow Hammer and Make-A-Wish this year

Yellow Hammer is April 19th-20th

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook .com/AlabamaYellowhammer

Contact is trandle@mindspring.com

Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge  is April 20th and May 4th

Info at: https://secure2.wish.org/site/TR?fr_id=5722&pg=entry

Contact is Roger Parsons kk4udu@arrl.org

If anyone is available to operate a station please email the contact of the event 

What we've done

We assist in helping local agencies communicate in times of emergencies. In the April 2011 tornadoes that hit Cordova, AL we had group members in fire, medic, and police vehicles riding along using ham radio to communicate for them because their communications were down.

 Photo Albums of Recent Events

The Boy Scouts had a Merit Badge Day at the Red Cross it and Curry Day were both a success.

Congratulations to Hunter Warren for passing his Technician License at our April Meeting

Congratulations to Jared Freeman for passing his Technician License at our April meeting

Hope to see you soon!

See more photos of other events in the Photo Album tab at top of page on phone click the 3 lines at top then Photo Album

Here is where we are located for meetings.

If you have questions about Amateur Radio or would like to know more about it please come to one of our meetings..