Welcome to the Sampson County Amateur Radio Service




Christmas Party

WCARA will be hosting the Tri-Club (Wayne County, Sampson County and Kinston Clubs) Christmas Party.

Date 7 Dec

Time 6 pm to 6:45 pm for eye ball QSO….we will eat soon thereafter.

Location 1St PH Church, Generations Center, Fellowship Hall (around back of the main chapel)

Address:  1100 1st PH Church Rd, Goldsboro NC 27534

Meal, $25 per person (includes tax and tip, pay at the door on Dec 7th)

          Hamburger Steak

          Grilled BBQ Chicken

          Mashed potatoes

          Butter beans

          Stewed Cabbage

          Salad Bar

          Deserts TBD

          Tea – sweet and unsweetened


Dirty Santa gift exchange.  Bring a gift to participate, 15 to 20 dollars….make sure it is something you would want to take home. One gift per person to include family and guests.

5 Major Door prizes – each club member will receive one free ticket toward the door prize…..additional tickets can be purchased that evening for $1.00 each.

All club members, family and guests are welcome.  Please Wayne Stewart know NLT than 5pm on Wednesday the 29th of November as the head count needs to be confirmed at that time.  Once the head count is turned you will be committed to pay even if you are unable to attend.  Please email Wayne Stewart at wecstewart@aol.com with your reservation to include guests as soon as you can, no texts or phone calls.

Club Meetings: The Sampson County Amateur Radio Services is meeting in person. We meet every second Saturday of the month.  Location: Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church, 201 Fayetteville St., Clinton.  Meeting start time is 10 am.   If you are a licensed Amateur Radio Operator or interested in learning more about Amateur (Ham) Radio you are welcome to join us.   See schedule below for monthly meeting dates.

The April meeting will be held on the 1st due to the RARSFest on Saturday the 8th of April.

Please note all meeting times are at 10 am

  • 2023 Meeting Schedule
  • January 14th
  • February 11th
  • March 11th
  • April 1st (Change due to RARSFest on 8 April)
  • May 13th
  • June 10th
  • July 8th
  • August 12th
  • September 9th
  • October 14th
  • November 11th
  • December 9th

If you have any questions or want more information please inquire to information@sampsoncountyars.com 

2023 Dues were due in December 2022. So come on out to one of our Saturday meetings and catch up on your dues.

Field Day 2023

Field Day is over.  As in past years we had a great time as well as mad lots of contacts.  Our final score for 2023 is 4529 total points.  We will have wait until Dec QST Magazine to find out how we did against other 5A station.

If you have questions please contact Peter M. Wene (WA5T) via email at pete@wene.net.