Welcome to the WTRA
web site! We are a non-profit amateur "ham" radio club based in
Smithfield Virginia. Learn more about us by clicking the menu
items on the left of your screen. Amateur Radio is a friendly,
high-tech hobby that's got something fun for everyone!
You can write us at
WTRA, PO Box 323, Smithfield, VA 23431-0323 USA. The e-mail address is wt4ra
Our amateur radio club call sign is WT4RA.
General/program meetings are held the second Monday of each month. Annual meeting: January. This is the new
officer election meeting. Formal/business meetings are held on
the second Monday of the second month of each quarter at 7:30 PM in
Check the WTRA calendar of events
We hold a weekly net
on our repeater on 147.195 (+) every Thursday at 7:30 PM. We hope you
check in. Net script. Our EchoLink node 88373
and IRLP node
8373 and VHF-UHF remote base are available
The town of
Smithfield is located in the northern part of Isle of Wight
County. The county is named after the island off the coast of
southern England. When you visit Smithfield, you will be welcomed by
the town's sign declaring it as the "ham capital of the
If you are just
learning about the amateur radio hobby, visit this site. Other places to visit and learn
more about ham radio, a hobby of over 700,000 licensed U.S.
operators, are the ARRL, FCC-Amateur Radio Division and YAHOO! amateur radio
Club members should
also check the WTRA
Current WTRA officers:
President -- Chris W4VX
Vice President -- Jarvis
-- Butch KK4GRU
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All Rights Reserved. Last updated 2/17/2013. WC4R webmaster.