Greater Cincinnati Amateur Radio Association

               Founded October 16, 1936
         84 Years of Service to Amateur Radio in the Tristate
             Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana




Who are we?

GCARA is a general interest amateur radio club intended to promote amateur radio, electronics education and fellowship through amateur radio in the Greater Cincinnati Tristate - Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky area. The club service area lies within a circle having a radius of 35 miles from downtown Cincinnati.

GCARA Membership and Dues

Club membership is open to all licensed radio amateurs and persons interested in amateur radio. Dues for the GCARA are $15 per year for regular membership. There is no charge for membership for Amateurs who are students in grades 1 through 12. The club year is from October 1st through September 30th. Student members enjoy the same privileges as regular members. Only current members and their guests are eligible to attend the picnic and the Christmas dinner. Contact GCARA Membership Chairman Richard Pestinger, KC8RP (kc8rp@arrl.net) for information.

Who is W8DZ?

GCARA Club Callsign once belonged to Jacob Scott (1915-1970). To learn more about Jacob, go to www.gcara.org/w8dz.html