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About Ham Radio and Local Clubs

Even if you're not a ham radio operator, this page is for you.

To get a brief overview of amateur radio activities, visit the ARRL's  Introduction to Amateur Radio page. The ARRL, or American Radio Relay League, is the largest amateur radio organization in the US and has a wealth of information on its web site.

In particular, the following pages deal with hams in public service:

bulletARRL:  Amatuer Radio in Public Service

To find out if amateur radio is something you might enjoy, contact a club near you. A telephone call to the club president or the membership chair will result in a friendly explanation of what's involved and no doubt an offer to help you get started.

Some local clubs are:

Morris Radio Club
     The Morris Radio Club meets in the Morristown, NJ area.

Splitrock Amateur Radio Association aka SARA
     SARA operates the K2GG Repeater in Roxbury, NJ. The frequency is 146.985(-600) with a PL of 131.8.

North Jersey DX Association
supports long distance (DX) shortwave communications & sponsors the ARRL Second District QSL Bureau.

D-Star NNJ Club
     The D-Star NNJ Club operates several D-Star repeaters.

New Providence Amateur Radio Club
     An active club with many Hams from southeast Morris County.

bullet Search for a club based on miles from your home

Another way to get started is to talk with your municipal RACES Radio Officer.

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Last Updated: 04/02/2014