Clark County Amateur Radio Association Photos

146.73 Repeater Site

Photos of our 146.73 repeater, antenna installation and a view of the county from the antenna's mounting point.

145.31 Repeater Site

CLARA's second two meter repeater which has emergency power backup. Here are some 2007 photos of maintenance on the wind generator and general clean up at the facility.

Field Trip 2005

The 2005 field trip was to visit the Care Flight operations at Dayton's Miami Valley Hospital. CLARA members received a tour of the emergency room and the Care Flight helicopter.

Field Trip 2006

Our field trip for 2006 was to the B-17 restoration hangar at Grimes Field in Urbana, Ohio. The B-17 Flying Fortress, known as "Champaign Lady", is undergoing restoration with the final goal to fly. It will take several years to complete, using volunteers to perform all jig making and parts re-creation using original blue prints.

Field Day 2005

Here are photos from our 2005 Field Day activities.

Working the country via amateur radio was certainly part of the day; however, even more important was the social gathering and the food!

Field Day 2008

Here are photos from our 2008 Field Day activities.

Working the country via amateur radio was certainly part of the day; however, even more important was the social gathering and the food!

Field Day 2009

Here are photos from our 2009 Field Day activities.

Working the country via amateur radio was certainly part of the day; however, even more important was the social gathering and the food!

Field Day 2010

Here are photos from our 2010 Field Day activities.

Working the country via amateur radio was certainly part of the day; however, even more important was the social gathering and the food!

Field Trip 2009

Our field trip for 2009 was a followup visit to the B-17 restoration hangar at Grimes Field in Urbana, Ohio. Workers have made progress since our last visit.

New HUD in OSP Cars

In 2007 the Ohio State Patrol began a test of a new Heads-Up-Display (HUD). This allowed troopers to manage the various functions within the cruiser via voice activation or touch screen.

One test cruiser was assigned to Springfield's Post 12. They were very gracious to bring the cruiser to our meeting location for a closer view.

EMA Trailer at the 2008 Fair

CLARA members support the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) in Clark County.

ARES works very closely with the Clark County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). Here are some photos of their command center trailer when at the 2008 Clark County Fair.

Field Day 2011

Here are photos from our 2011 Field Day activities.

Working the country via amateur radio was certainly part of the day; however, even more important was the social gathering and the food!

New Hospital ARES Stations

The new Springfield Regional Medical Center is now open. Two ARES stations were an integral part of the emergency communications systems installed at the hospital.

145.31 Repeater Upgrade

CLARA's 145.31 repeater received a new DB-224E antenna at the top off the 110 ft. tower in March, 2012. Here are some photos.

Field Day 2013

Photos from our 2013 Field Day activities. The scout leaders setup a PVC antenna, we had 3 HF stations on the air plus APRS, not to mention all the great food and fellowship!

Members in Honor Flight

CLARA members participated in the 2013 and 2014 Honor Flights. WT8W in 2013 and W8RVH and K8WQE in 2014. We salute our veterans!

145.31 Building Repair

CLARA's 145.31 repeater building received some new roof fascia board and roof flashing in July, 2014. Here are some before and after photos.

Field Day 2014

Photos from our 2014 Field Day activities. We had 2 HF stations on the air plus FLDigi, not to mention all the great food and fellowship!

C-17 Tour

CLARA members were able to tour a C-17 Transport in May, 2015!

New 146.73 Antenna 2016

The new Command Technologies antenna project, started June, 2014; completed June, 2016

Another Gallery Coming