Quarter Century Wireless Association
The Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. (QCWA) is an organization of licensed amateur radio operators who were first licensed at least 25 years ago. It is not required that licensing have been continuous during that period. The organization was started in 1947, and had 54 charter members at the end of that year. Its headquarters is in Framingham, Massachusetts. There are dozens of chapters throughout the United States, several in Canada, and one each in Germany and Switzerland.
The Association has a Memorials program for deceased members, and a scholarship program for worthy recipients.