WInona Amateur Radio Club
WInona Amateur Radio Club
Winona Amateur Radio Club (WARC) is located in Winona, Minnesota.
WInona Amateur Radio Club
WInona Amateur Radio Club
The club was founded in 1945.
Winona Amateur Radio Club
Winona Amateur Radio Club
We are an ARRL affiliated club.

2020 Minnesota QSO Party – First Place!


Winona Amateur Radio Club took 1st place in the Multi-Operator category of the 2020 Minnesota QSO party.  Congratulations to those who participated.


Moral Support Crew: KØNY, K2OPT, WØMK, WKØW

Also, special thanks to Mike Cizek, WØVTT and his wife Susan for hosting the event.

The official results of the QSO party and several great articles can be found here.

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The club operates 4 repeaters in the Winona area. All 4 support analog FM and 3 support Yaesu System Fusion.
Click here for frequency, tone, and offset information
The club operates a remote HF station at the Witoka repeater site. The station is open to use by members of the club.
For more information on the staion and how to use it click here.
Club members have been experimenting with OSLR-based mesh networking technologies on the amateur bands, with plans for a wider area rollout in the spring and summer of 2020.
Click here to get involved.

Club Officers

Paul, K0ZYV

Paul, K0ZYV

Lance, AD0UT

Lance, AD0UT

Vice President
Bob, W9LSE

Bob, W9LSE

Harro, KG6RLM

Harro, KG6RLM


Board Members

Erik Brom
Station Custodian

Dan Goltz
Board Member

Mike Foerster
Board Member

Standing Committee Chairs

Program - Lance Tagliapietra, ADØUT

Voice Repeater - Erik Brom WBØNIU

Digital Systems - Clare Jarvis K0NY & Les Hittner KØBAD

Operating Activities - Lance Tagliapietra ADØUT

Public Service - Dan Goltz - WKØW

Education and Outreach - Paul Schumacher KØZYV

Hamgram Editor - Bob Seaquist W9LSE

WARC Publicity Coordinator - Open

Webmaster - Ben Kuhn KUØHN

Contact Us


Want to join in on the fun and support Amateur Radio in the area? You do not need an Amateur Radio license to join.

WARC annual dues for an individual membership are $30.00 per year and are payable in December of each year. A family membership is also offered. If you have two or more family members living at the same address you may all become members for $35.00 per year. Dues for first-time members who join after March are $2.00 per month through the end of the calendar year. Annual dues for those Elementary through High School age students whose parents are not club members shall be an annual fee of $5.00 until they finish High School or turn 18 years of age. Newly Licensed Amateur Radio operators receive a complimentary year of Club membership..

Dues can be sent to the address below. Make sure you include your name and call sign (if licensed). If it is a family membership include names of all who will be members.

Winona Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
PO Box 1451
Winona, MN 55987


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