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Who comprises QCWA?


Who   What   When   Where   Why

The Quarter Century Wireless Association was founded in 1947 to provide an organization for the pioneers of the hobby to gather. QCWA Promotes friendship and cooperation among Amateur Radio operators who were licensed at least a quarter century ago, and are licensed today.

More on our history can be found on other pages on this site.

More than 36,000 membership numbers have been assigned over the years by Headquarters. Although the majority of these amateurs live in the United States, our membership stretches around the world.

Activities within QCWA range from the local -- belonging to or organizing a Chapter in your area. Local chapters are involved with all areas of Amateur Radio. -- to the national, when we meet for a National Convention each year in October -- to the international, during our two QSO Parties.