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RCA History

The history of our Club is one with which every member should be familiar. With its founding as the Junior Wireless Club Limited in 1909 (with roots dating back to 1907), the Club is nearly as old as the art itself. The history presented herein covers the formative period of the Club, 1907 through 1934. Additional material, extending to the present, will be added from time to time.

Here is a partial listing of RCA’s Wireless Pioneers

 

Radio Club of America 100 Years

1907 – 1909: The Club is Born

1910 – 1911: The Junior Wireless Club Limited becomes the Radio Club of America

1912 – 1916: The Club Grows

1917 – 1919: The Great War

1921: Club Station 1BCG and the Transatlantic Tests

1922 – 1934: The Club Matures

1934 – 1959: The Club Continues

1959 – 1984: The Club Continues

1985 – 2009

 

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9:00 pm RCA Interview Series with John F...
RCA Interview Series with John F...
Feb 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RCA Interview Series with John Facella
Join RCA President Emeritus Tim Duffy for a conversation with new RCA President-elect John Facella! John Facella is a Fellow and Life Member of RCA. He is an alumni of both Georgia Tech (where he[...]
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13
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Carole Perry WB2MGP and RCA Young Achiever Audrey McElroy KM4BUN will be presenting a forum titled “Youth Recruitment and Retention in Ham Radio Ideas” on Saturday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. ET. This talk will[...]
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QCWA Annual Convention
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