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Northeastern U.S.


Central Area Repeater Association (CARA)

  • Area Served: Central Maine
  • Contact: Max Jacques e-mail:
  • Meetings: Varies
  • Meeting Location: Varies
  • Primary Repeater: 146.600 -600
  • Repeater Location: Central/South Central Maine

Northern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club (NoBARC)

  • Area Served: Western Massachussets, Eastern New York, Southern Vermont, Connecticut
  • Contact: Todd Shoff, N1XHR, (413) 499-5221, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Fourth Sunday of each month at 7 p.m.
  • Meeting Location: Polish Community Club, Pittsfield, MA
  • Primary Repeater: 146.910 (-600)
  • Repeater Location: Mt. Greylock, Adams, MA
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: For directions to the meetings, check out our web page, noted above. We also have many options available on our page. It is a must for any ham looking for information concerning Amateur Radio.
New York

Keuka Lake Amateur Radio Association (KLARA)

  • Area Served: Steuben, Livingston, portions of Allegeny, Chemung, Monroe counties in NY and Tioga County, PA
  • Contact: Deborah Koehler, KB2WEY, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second Wednesday of month at 7:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Civil Defense Training Center, Route 54, Bath, NY
  • Primary Repeater: 145.190 -600
  • Repeater Location: Hammondsport, NY
  • Comments: KLARA is an ARRL affilated club that operates repeaters in NY's southern tier. The 147.045 repeater is located in Bristol, 147.330 is located in Perkinsville (near Dansville), and 145.190 is in Hammondsport. We can also link to the 146.700 repeater in Elmira. For packet we also have STEUBN, a NEDA node located on Mt. Washington, and BATHNY, a local PBBS located in Bath. Both have a LAN frequency of 145.610. Our repeater system is open to all amateur operators, and we welcome you to make use of it. Our weekly informal net is held on Sunday night at 8:30 PM. We participate in Field Day and numerous public service events during the year.

Pioneer Radio Operators Society

  • Area Served: South of Buffalo, NY
  • Contact: Mike Wrona (KB2TDN), e-mail:

Columbia Area Amateur Radio Club Inc.

  • Area Served: Lancaster-York-Dauphin-Berks-Chester Counties in Pennsylvania
  • Contact: J. "Yogi" Bear (WB3FQY), 717-872-4303, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of month at 1900 hours
  • Meeting Location: Ironville Fire Hall, Prospect Road
  • Primary Repeater: 146.715 -600
  • Repeater Location: Ironville, PA
  • Comments: ARRL Special Service Club. An additional repeater is available at 449.975. VE tests are held on the 3rd Thursday at 1900 hours in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and November. Entry level classes begin in April of each year. The club participates in Field Day and JOTA. The club also provides public service communications to numerous non-profit organizations and participates in a adopt-a-highway recycling program. It also has its own aluminum recycling program. The club is a leader in the county for ARES and RACES. Potential new members and the general public are invited to all meetings and special events. Other inquiries for information should be sent to

Southeastern U.S.


Montgomery Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Central Alabama
  • Contact: Jim Eiland, 334-277-0361
  • Meetings: 3rd Monday of each month
  • Meeting Location: Montgomery Alabama State Trooper Post
  • Primary Repeater: 146.840 -600
  • Repeater Location: Montgomery, Alabama
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: MARC is an active ARRL Special Services Club.

Dixie Amateur Radio Group

  • Area Served: West Memphis, AR and Memphis, TN
  • Contact: Kellye Farris (KB5RCE), 870-732-8724, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 3rd Tuesday @ 7 PM
  • Meeting Location: West Memphis Utility Commission Building
  • Primary Repeater: 147.150 +
  • Repeater Location: West Memphis, AR
  • Comments: DARG is sponsoring the first hamfest ever held in West Memphis, AR on 2/6/99. It will be named DixieFest '99.

RESPOND of Arkansas, Inc.

  • Area Served: Northeast Arkansas
  • Contact: Kevin Watkins, 501-932-4728
  • Meetings: 3rd Monday @ 7 PM
  • Meeting Location: 711 Union Ave., First Baptist Church University Room
  • Primary Repeater: 147.165 +
  • Repeater Location: Jonesboro, AR
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: RESPOND is an ARRL affiliated special service club with an emphasis in emergency communications.

Clearwater Amateur Radio Society

  • Area Served: Tampa Bay area of Florida
  • Contact: Chris Schwab at 813-585-6375 or 813-585-7055 (FAX)
  • Meetings: 2nd Thursday of month
  • Meeting Location: Clearwater Red Cross, 624 Court Street, Clearwater
  • Primary Repeater: 146.970 -600
  • Repeater Location: Largo, Florida
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: The Clearwater ARS operates the 146.970 (103.5), 224.940 and 444.150 (103.5) repeaters all linked together. CARS has a weekly net on Wendesday at 8PM. CARS sponsors Amateur Radio exams on the second Monday of each month at the Clearwater Salvation Army at 1625 North Belcher Road. Founded in 1954, CARS is one of the oldest Amateur Radio clubs in Pinellas County.

Alford Memorial Radio Club

  • Area Served: East Atlanta and Stone Mountain, GA
  • Meeting: 2nd Thursdays
  • Primary Repeater: 146.760 -600
  • Repeater Location: Stone Mountain
  • Comments: The Alford Memorial Radio Club is one of the oldest clubs in the area. "Dedicated to the traveling amateur", it's repeater is one of the oldest repeaters in the Southeast. This club sponsors the hamfest held at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in late October or early November.

Atlanta Radio Club, Inc.

  • Area Served: Metropolitan Atlanta
  • Contacts: Penn McClatchey, K4PE, President, 404-605-0742, e-mail:,
    Dick Bentley, K2UFT, Vice President, 770-393-2150, e-mail:,
    David Tomaschik, KF4MDV, Secretary, 770-395-0081, e-mail:,
    Bill Bass, W4LFC, Treasurer, 770-493-8438, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month @ 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Monthly meeting is located at the American Red Cross Training Center, across Piedmont Road from the Lindbergh MARTA station. The meeting location is in the Lindbergh Plaza. Club members usually meet at the Picadilly around 6:15 PM for dinner. They then move to the Red Cross facility for the 7:30 PM meeting. Talk-in for meetings is on 146.820.
  • NationsBank Building Repeaters: 146.82(-), 224.34(-), 444.825(+)
  • WFOX Tower, Chestnut Mountain Repeaters: 145.35(-), 224.56(-), 444.45(-)
  • Home Page:
  • Hamfest: June, 2001, Jim Miller Park in Marietta, GA. Contact: John Talipsky, KA4VQH, 770-995-6446, e-mail:
  • Comments: New officers are elected in September. The club publishes a monthly newsletter called the Atlanta Ham which is included in the annual dues.

    Note: The Atlanta Radio Club sponsors the Atlanta Hamfest, one of the largest hamfests in the Southeast.

Big Shanty Repeater Group (BSRG)

  • Area Served: Marietta, Kennesaw and Cobb County, GA
  • Contact: 24 hour information line - 404-936-3737
  • Meetings: Varies - usually meets at "lunch bunches", work parties, and family functions
  • Primary Repeaters: 146.655, 146.775, 147.345, 224.44, 444.05, 443.800, 53.09, 29.64
  • Comments: The BSRG is "the areas most progressive repeater group". It is the home of the Space Shuttle audio and video retransmissions for the area. You can hear the Space Shuttle in flight on 147.345 or watch the video on cable channel 58 (427.25). The BSRG also operates an ATV repeater. It's members have pioneered some ATV equipment and antennas and had their work published in some amateur radio publications.

Bill Gremillion Memorial Radio Club

  • Area Served: Atlanta, GA
  • Contact: Steve Hill, 770-253-1576
  • Meetings: 4th Tuesdays - 7:30 pm
  • Meeting Location: Newnan Church of Christ, Jackson St, Newnan, GA
  • Primary Repeater: 145.130 -600
  • Repeater Location: Newnan/Coweta County
  • Comments: Second repeater at 146.790 (-600). Meetings in March, June, September, and December are at various local resturants.

Bubba Group

  • Area Served: Madison County (Athens, GA) area
  • Contact: Ed Riddle (N4ALE), or Ruff Smith (KE4SVC) at 706-795-3235, e-mails to
  • Meetings: Varies
  • Primary Repeater: 147.300
  • Repeater Location: Colbert, GA.
  • Comments: The Bubba Group meets every night on 28.440, 365 days a year at 8 PM local time.

Douglas Area Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Douglas and Coffe Counties in Georgia
  • Contact: Bob Merritt (KE4BMT), Secretary/Treasurer, 912-383-0450, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 4th Monday Evening at 7:30 pm
  • Meeting Location: Douglas Radio Shack
  • Primary Repeater: 147.045 +600
  • Repeater Location: Douglas, Georgia

Glynn Amateur Radio Association (GARA)

  • Area Served: Southeast Georgia - Brunswick, St. Simons
  • Contact: Jeff Cole (N4XGI), 912-638-1177 and e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second Monday of each month at 7 PM
  • Meeting Location: Ryans Steak House, Scranton Road in Brunswick, GA
  • Primary Repeater: 145.330 -600
  • Repeater Location: St. Simons Island

Gwinett Amateur Radio Society (GARS)

  • Area Served: NE Atlanta and Lawrenceville, GA
  • Contact: Ike Chapman, President, 770-339-8123
  • Meetings: 3rd Thursdays @ 19:00/Local time
  • Meeting Location: Central Gwinnett Baptist, Lawrenceville, GA
  • Primary Repeater: 147.075 +600 (pl = 82.5)
  • Secondary Repeater: 444.525 + (pl=156.7)
  • Repeater Location:Lawrenceville, GA with 3 remote receivers

IBM Radio Club

  • Area Served: Atlanta, GA
  • Contact: Furman Lanier, 404-858-8767
  • Meetings: 2nd Thursdays - 7:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Marietta Library
  • Primary Repeater: 145.290 -600
  • Repeater Location: Riveredge Parkway - Northwest Atlanta
  • Comments: The Atlanta Radio Club is open only to IBMers and ex-IBMers, but operates a popular open repeater Northwest side of town.

Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Marietta, Atlanta, Kennesaw and Cobb County, GA
  • Contact: Rubens Fiuza Lima (PT2RFL), 770-928-7038, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 1st Tuesdays - 7:30 PM
  • Primary Repeater: 146.880 -600
  • Repeater Location: Sweat Mountain, North of Atlanta in Cobb County
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: First licensed as W4BTI, the KARC has been in existence since 1949.

Liberty County Emergency Communications Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Liberty County, GA
  • Contact: Wally Rankin (KE4ISH), , Club Secretary, 912-368-8716, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Last Monday of month at 7:30 PM
  • Primary Repeater: 145.470 -600
  • Repeater Location: Riceboro, GA
  • Comments: Meetings in March, September, and December are eating meetings at a local restaurant. The June meeting is at a Field Day location site. This is an ARRL affiliated club.

Metro Atlanta Telephone Pioneers Amateur Radio Club (MATPARC)

  • Area Served: Atlanta, GA
  • Contact: Leonard Young (KS4RN), 770-662-0909
  • Meetings: 1st Tuesdays (Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, Dec) - 6:30 PM dinner 7:30 PM meeting. On alternate months, an on-the-air meeting is held on the first Monday at 8:30 PM..
  • Meeting Location: Old Hickory House Restaurant, Dunwoody, GA. On alternate months, the on-the-air meeting is held on the 145.410 repeater (-600).
  • Primary Repeater: 145.410 -600
  • Repeater Location: BellSouth building - Downtown Atlanta
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: Dedicated to Public Service, the main repeater has a nearly 50 mile radius coverage from downtown Atlanta. With repeaters also on 224.62, 444.15, and 1292 as well as a digipeater on 145.03 and ATV on 421.25 out/434 and 1253 FM in, the repeaters cover most areas of interest. The club also sponsors the RadioActive Schools (sm) program supporting radio clubs in 7 North Georgia schools. Call the hotline 404-529-0788 for club news.

NorthEast Georgia ARC

  • Area Served: Jackson, Banks, Madison, Clarke counties in NE Georgia
  • Contact: George Grimes, 706-335-7899, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Thursday of each month. Meal starts at 6:30 PM and the meeting starts at 7:30 PM.
  • Meeting Location: The Jefferson, GA. Civic Center. Talk-in is on the 147.225 repeater.
  • Primary Repeater: 147.225+ (PL 123.0)
  • Repeater Location: Commerce, Ga
  • Comments: Relatively young club (5 years old). Offers entry level, general, and CW classes. 60+ active members. The club also operates a 440 repeater on 444.225+ (PL 123.0). Both repeaters have excellent area coverage and are located on a 300 foot commercial tower in Commerce, Ga.

North Fulton Amateur Radio League (NFARL)

  • Area Served: North Atlanta, Roswell, Alpharetta and NE Cobb County, GA
  • Contact: Steve Mays (KS4KJ), President - 770-429-1346, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month. Dinner starts at 6:30 PM and the meeting begins at 7:30 PM.
  • Meeting Location: The Alpharetta Diner in Alpharetta, Ga. Talk-in is on the 145.470 repeater.
  • Primary Repeater: 145.470 -600
  • Repeater Location: Sweat Mountain
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: NFARL has two 2-meter repeaters and one 440 repeater serving the Atlanta and North Georgia areas. The most used of which is a-top Sweat Mountain, located about 25 miles due North of downtown Atlanta. Many of their members help the Roswell, Alpharetta and Fulton emergency organizations through their well-organized "Ham Watch" program.

Pinelog Mountain Repeater Group

  • Area Served: Northwest Georgia
  • Contact: Evert Hickman (N4XRM), 404-591-8211
  • Meetings: Announced on repeater
  • Primary Repeater: 145.270 -600
  • Comments: Repeater has excellent North Georgia coverage! Club is active in local emergency prepardness activities to include Field Day. The Pinelog Mountain Repeater Group welcomes new members.

Southeastern DX Club

  • Area Served: Atlanta, GA
  • Contact: Steve Schmidt (KR4DL), President - 770-242-6142
  • Meetings: 3rd Tuesdays - 6:30 PM dinner - 7:30 PM meeting
  • Meeting Location: Old Hickory House - Copeland RD
  • Primary Repeater: 147.195 +600
  • Repeater Location: Perimeter Mall area
  • Comments: The Southeastern DX CLub is one of the largest clubs in the nation with a DX theme. They help sponsor dxpeditions around the globe as well as several popular contests.

Southern Polytechnic Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Marietta and Atlanta, GA
  • Contact: Michael Gresham (KE4SWX), 770-319-6376, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Southern Tech Student Center, Room 214 or 215
  • Primary Repeater: 443.750+ Mhz (KF4INY)
  • Repeater Location: Southern Polytechnic State University campus, Marietta

University of Georgia Bulldog Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: University of Georgia campus and Clarke County, GA
  • Contact: Marvin A. Mealer (KT4KN), 706-549-4862, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Geography building, UGA campus
  • Primary Repeater: 147.000 +600
  • Repeater Location: NationsBank building, downtown Athens, GA

West Georgia Amateur Radio Society

  • Area Served: Carrollton and West Georgia
  • Contact: Larry Revis (KE4FJI), President - 404-854-8451
  • Meetings: Contact Larry for details or visit the club's home page noted in the club's comments section below.
  • Meeting Location: Red Cross Center
  • Primary Repeater: 146.640 -600 131.8 Hz tone
  • Repeater Location: Oak Mountain, Carroll County, GA
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: WGARS 2-meter net every Monday night at 8:00 PM on 146.64 -600 with a 131.8 Hz tone. Carroll County ARES net every Thursday night at 8:00 PM Other info same as above. This repeater DOES cover the metro Atlanta Area.

Laurel Amateur Radio Society

  • Area Served: Southeastern Kentucky
  • Contact: Stanely E. Baker, 606-877-1534, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 1st Thursday - 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: The Ponderosa Steakhouse in the London Shopping Center at Exit 38 off of I-75 in London, KY.
  • Primary Repeater: 146.610 -600
  • Repeater Location: Corbin, Kentucky
  • Comments: The Laurel Amateur Radio Society is an ARRL-affiliated club of more than 130 members.

Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club (CARC)

  • Area Served: Metro Chattanooga, TN area
  • Contact: Tim Walker (KR4TT), president, 423-756-4881
  • Meetings: First Friday of each month at 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Red Cross Building - McCallie @ Palmetto
  • Primary Repeater: 146.790 -600
  • Repeater Location: Atop Signal Mountain, TN
  • Home Page:

LeBonheur Children's Medical Center ARC

  • Area Served: Memphis, TN
  • Contact: Bill Hancock (WA4MJM), 901-573-3752, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Quaterly - varies
  • Meeting Location: LeBonheur Children's Medical Center

Plateau Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: East Tennessee
  • Contact: Nick Smith, 615-484-8220
  • Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month at 7 PM
  • Meeting Location: Art Circle Library
  • Primary Repeater: 146.865 -600
  • Repeater Location: Renegade Mountain

Rhea County Amateur Radio Society

  • Area Served: Southeast Tennessee
  • Contact: Tommy Mize (KO4SY), , 423-570-0840, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Saturday of each month at 7:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Civil Air Patrol HQ - Dayton Airport
  • Primary Repeater: 147.390 +600
  • Repeater Location: Evensville, TN
  • Home Page:

Stones River Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Rutherford County, middle Tennessee
  • Contacts: Tom Delker (K1KY), 615-459-0453, e-mail: or Jim Hall, 615-223-9997
  • Meetings: First Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM local time
  • Meeting Location: Rutherford County Rescue Squad - Old Nashville Hwy. Talk-in on 145.23
  • Primary Repeater: 145.23
  • Repeater Location: Smyrna/LaVergne (.23 & .36), Joelton (.37)
  • Home Page:, and also visit the Tennessee Contest Group at:
  • Comments: ARRL Special Service Club

Sumner County Amateur Radio Association (SCARA)

  • Area Served: Sumner County, Tennessee
  • Contact: Roger Good (KC4WPS), 615-822-4930, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Thursday of each month
  • Meeting Location: Golden Corral, Gallatin, TN
  • Primary Repeater: 147.240 +600
  • Repeater Location: Gallatin, TN
West Virginia

East River ARC

  • Area Served: Mercer and McDowell Counties in WV and Tazewell Co in VA
  • Contact: George E. Fisher III (KD4ZUA), 540-326-3419, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Monday of every month (Dinner at 6 PM, Meeting at 7 PM)
  • Meeting Location: Ryan's Steakhouse in the Bluefield, VA WalMart Shopping Plaza
  • Primary Repeater: 145.490 -600
  • Repeater Location: East River Mountain, Bluefield, VA, 1 mile West of VA/WV state line
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: The East River ARC has approximately 150 members from WV and VA.   The club is based in Bluefield, WV, and meetis in Bluefield, VA.  The club sponsors two voice repeaters at 145.490 (-) and 444.450 (+), has an APRS packet node on the freq. of 144.390 and the WV DAREN (Digital Amateur Radio Emergency Network) packet node on a frequency of 145.690 (alias <MERCWV>).  The club participates in the annual ARRL Field Day and June VHF contests.  We sponsor the "Bluefield Hamfest and Computer Show" in Bluefield, WV, held on the third Saturday in June.  The ERARC is active in the Mercer Co. (WV) ARES program and also has a VE team which you can visit on the Web at

Plateau Amateur Radio Association, Inc. (PARA)

  • Area Served: West Virginia
  • Contact: Juddie David Burgess (KC8CON), e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: WV Division of Environmental Protection, 116 Industrial Drive, Oak Hill, WV
  • Primary Repeater: 146.790 -600
  • Repeater Location: Gauley Mtn., near Ansted, Fayette County WV
  • Home Page:
  • Comments:PARA sponsors the Plateau Hamfest held in March of each year at the Raleigh County Armory/Civic Center. PARA has sponsored the hamfest for over 20 years. PARA has a W5YI VE team that gives the exams 4 times a year.

Midwestern U.S.


St. Clair County Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Belleville, IL
  • Contact: Dale Wentz (KB9JJA), (618-233-3055), e-mail:
  • Meetings: Last Thursday of the month at 8 PM
  • Meeting Location: Fairview Heights, IL, American Red Cross
  • Primary Repeater: 147.120 +600
  • Repeater Location: Bellville, IL


  • Area Served: Southern Suburbs of Chicago
  • Contact: Bill Will (N9TEG), (708-747-2508), e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second Friday of the month at 7:30 PM local time.
  • Meeting Location: Midlothian Village Hall
  • Primary Repeater: 146.640 -600
  • Repeater Location: Blue Island, IL
  • Comments: Our club operates two open repeaters. 146.640 with a negative offset, and 442.675 with a positive offset. The 2-meter machine has a closed autopatch available to members only. Frequent users of the repeaters are encouraged to join the club.

Adrian Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Southeastern Michigan and Northwestern Ohio
  • Contact: Brian J. Sarkisian (KG8CO), 517-265-1537, email:
  • Meetings: First Friday of each month at 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Civil Air Patrol Building at the Adrian Airport
  • Primary Repeater: 145.370 -600 PL: 85.4
  • Repeater Location: Sand Creek, MI - 5 miles south of Adrian, MI
  • Comments: We are a medium sized amateur radio club located in the southeastern part of Michigan. We have a regular club meeting, Sunday night 2 meter net, and a monthly newsletter (which is also on the Web). The AARC participates in Field Day each year. We also participate in Skywarn. You will find our club to be very friendly and much fun. The AARC has two repeaters on 2 meters and 440, and has 2 fully operational HF stations in the AARC shack.


  • Area Served: Charlotte, Lansing, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Reading, Michigan
  • Contact: Jeff Frank (N8HEE) or Larry Tissue (N8QGE), email:
  • Meetings: Thursday and Sunday evenings
  • Meeting Location: Willies (Thursday) and Big Boy (Sunday)
  • Primary Repeater: 443.625
  • Repeater Location: Charlotte, Michigan
  • Comments: We are an informal club. We have no dues or officers. We have provided services to the Mother's March and have been called upon by the police for help when the area lost power. We participate in Sky Warn, and have been trained as Advanced Weather Spotters. We are currently working on building a packet link to the North. The group represents every class of license. Our name stands for the Eaton County Four Forty Emergency Communications Team. We also work Field Day as N8MVW.

Twin City FM Club

  • Area Served: Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area
  • Contact: Mike Sigelman, 542-8450
  • Meetings: As announced in the club newsletter (6 per year)
  • Meeting Location: Golden Valley Public Safety Center
  • Primary Repeater: 146.76 -600
  • Repeater Location: Golden Valley, MN
  • Comments: Full modern HF/VHF/UHF club station available for use by all properly licensed members. The club sponsors scout Radio Explorer Post #676, Hamfest Minnesota (the largest hamfest in this part of the Midwest with proceeds going to benefit Amateur Radio both locally and to other clubs and organizations around the world), the "First Wednesday" talk show, and the "Saturday Swapfest". The club's newsletter is an award winning publication. Also ask about the club's "Contest University".

Twin City Repeater Club

  • Area Served: Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area
  • Contact: Steve Filek (N0OWL), e-mail:
  • Meetings: Varies, information can be found on the club Web page
  • Meeting Location: Varies, check the club's Web page
  • Primary Repeater: 147.21 +600
  • Repeater Location: Burnsville, MN (15 miles South of Minneapolis)
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: The TCRC also run two other repeaters along with the 147.21 wide area machine. They are on 224.54 and 443.300 from the same repeater location. The club holds an informal breakfast every Saturday morning and a general info net on the .21 repeater every Tuesday night at 7 PM. The 2m repeater is a primary Skywarn weather watch repeater, and the club is active in public service and Field Day. The TCRC is an ARRL Affiliated Club. Please check their Web site form more information, or send an e-mail to

The METRO Net (Massive Emergency Tactical Radio Operators Network)

  • Area Served: St. Louis, MO and Collinsville, IL wide coverage area
  • Contact: Greg DeChiara (KB9KLC), 618-667-0015, Mon-Sat 0900 - 1700 local time
  • Meetings: Saturday's @ 0900
  • Meeting Location: GYCY Radio and Electronics in Troy, IL
  • Primary Repeater: 443.5250 +
  • Repeater Location: Collinsville, IL
  • Comments: We LINK to many thousands of square miles in Missouri and Illinois on two 70 cm and three 1.25 meter machines. We also have the Internet RepeaterLink system capability for world-wide coverage. Also part of the METRO Net is a GMRS repeater in Collinsville, IL. As requests are made, we link to a 6 meter repeater and conduct code practice for those who are willing to learn it. We are an open repeater users group.

Dayton Amateur Radio Association

  • Area Served: The Greater Dayton, Ohio area
  • Contact: Daniel Shepherd, 937-277-5314, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First and third Fridays of each month
  • Meeting Location: Dayton Career Academy, 441 River Corridor, Dayton, Ohio
  • Primary Repeater: 146.940 -600
  • Repeater Location: Dayton, OH
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: One of the largest clubs in the country. Sponsor of the Dayton Hamvention.

Northern Ohio DX Association

  • Area Served: Northeastern Ohio (Cleveland)
  • Contact: John Papay (K8YSE), 216-822-7816, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Monday of each month at 8 PM Come early.
  • Meeting Location: Country Kitchen Restaurant (I-71 & State Route 82).
  • Primary Repeater: 147.36 +600 (PL 107.2)
  • Repeater Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: The Northern Ohio DX Association is devoted to the advancement of DX'ing. It is the only club of its kind in Northeastern Ohio. N0DXA supports dxpeditions and has international as well as local members.

University of Cincinnati ARC

  • Area Served: Greater Cincinnati and the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana tri-state area
  • Contact: Steve Lewis (N8TFD), Days: 606-386-5387 or Nights: 513-961-5237, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: 901 Swift Hall, University of Cincinnati main campus
  • Primary Repeater: 147.06 +600
  • Repeater Location: University of Cincinnati main campus
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: We provide communications for 4 annual charity events, as well as maintain a packet BBS on 145.65, 223.4, 14.103, and 420.65/430.65

Southwestern U.S.


Boulder Amateur Radio Club (B.A.R.C.)

  • Area Served: Boulder County, Colorado
  • Contact: Ellie Van Winkle (N0QCX), 303-494-5578, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of month at 7 PM
  • Meeting Location: City of Boulder Fire Training Center
  • Primary Repeater: 146.700 -600
  • Repeater Location: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
  • Comments: Come join our club!

Colorado QRP Club

  • Area Served: Regional and National
  • Contact: Dick Schneider, (AB0CD), 303-758-9519
  • Meetings: Bi-monthly, first Saturday, 10:00 AM
  • Meeting Location: Castlewood Library
  • Home Page:

Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association, Inc.

  • Area Served: Colorado Springs, CO and El Paso County
  • Contact: Aaron Pelouze (KD6FLM), Publicity Director, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month at 1900 hours local time.
  • Meeting Location: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1318 N. Circle Cr., Colorado Springs
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: This is the only club in the area with a monthly newsletter (The O-Beat) and monthly meetings. The club call is WA0VTU. Listen for club members on Field Day each year. The club also holds an annual picnic in the Summer, conducts VE testing each even-numbered month, participates in JOTA, and participates in many public service events each year.

Southeast Louisiana Amateur Radio Club (SELARC)

  • Area Served: Hammond, LA
  • Contact: Nathan Gifford (N5BFC), e-mail:
  • Meetings: 2nd Thursday
  • Meeting Location: Check club calendar for restaurant
  • Primary Repeater: 147.00 (down 600)
  • Repeater Location: Hammond, LA
  • Home Page:
  • Hamfest Home Page:
  • Comments: SELARC serves the hams in the area around Hammond, LA. We are ARRL, ARES, SKYWARN affiliated. VEC and instruction programs are available through the club.

Southwest Louisiana Amateur Repeater Club

  • Area Served: Southwest Louisiana and SE Texas
  • Contact: Ron Phelps (KC5FGO), (318-625-5554), e-mail:
  • Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month
  • Meeting Location: Parish government building in Lake Charles, LA
  • Primary Repeater: 146.730 (down 600)
  • Repeater Location: KVHP-TV tower
  • Comments: ARRL affiliated club and Skywarn net as needed. New repeater will be up at 800 feet and on 145.21. This will provide extra Skywarn coverage and general operational coverage.

Owasso Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Owasso & Tulas area
  • Contact: Dan Sitterly (KA3GRJ), 918-274-9602
  • Meetings: Third Monday of each month
  • Meeting Location: Owasso Public Library
  • Primary Repeater: 145.450 -600
  • Repeater Location: Hwy 169 & 96 St. North - Owasso Water Tank
  • Comments: Owasso is located 12 miles NE of Tulsa and the OARC is an active and growing club. Members are active on all bands from Lower HF thru microwave, both analog and digital. A unique feature of the OARC repeater is "Jim's Weather Voice System". At the touch of a DTMF key you will get a current voice weather report from Jim's (KD6VPE) remote WX station. WX alerts for the county are automatically xmitted and Jim is adding lightening detection with sub-audible tone xmit. APRS is also active in the area. If you are in the area, try the repeater, there's almost always someone montoring.

Arlington Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Contact: Larry Pollock (N5XBM), 817-424-8512, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Third Friday of each month @ 7:30 PM.
  • Meeting Location: Arlington Human Resources Building, 501 W. Sanford St.
  • Primary Repeater: 147.140 and 444.200
  • Repeater Location: Arlington, TX

The Armadillo Gang

  • Area Served: Corpus Christi Area - South Texas
  • Contact: Richard Martin, 512-991-7559
  • Meetings: Third Saturday of the month at 8:30 A.M.
  • Meeting Location: Harvey's Barn Door Restaurant
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: The Armadillo Gang Club Station, W5LEX, is located in the main radio room of the USS Lexington aircraft carrier in Corpus Christi Bay. Come on down!

San Angelo Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Concho Valley of West Texas
  • Contact: Jerry Jennison, 912-942-0632
  • Meetings: Second Thursdays of each month at 7:30 PM local time.
  • Meeting Location: SAARC Clubhouse, 5513 Stewart Lane
  • Primary Repeater: 146.940 (down 600).
  • Repeater Location: San Angelo, TX
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: A public service oriented club providing SKYWARN severe weather spotting service and communications support to public service events.
Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah

Towers Mountain Remote Association, Inc.

  • Area Served: Links serve 7 Southwestern states in the U.S.
  • Contact: e-mail:
  • Repeater Location: Towers Mountain at 7,628 feet AMSL.
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: Towers Mountain Remote Association is a private, closed, remotely controlled base station located on Towers Mountain. It is affiliated with the Cactus Intertie System which links remote bases throughout 7 Southwestern states.

Western U.S.


Lake Isabella Amateur Radio Association

  • Area Served: Kern County, California
  • Contact: Rex Emerson (KE6ZOC), 619-379-3011, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Thursday of each month at 6 PM local time.
  • Meeting Location: Lake Isabella Senior Citizens Center
  • Primary Repeater: 440.900
  • Repeater Location: Shirley Peak, Kern County, California
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: The Lake Isabella ARA is committed to supporting the Kern Valley ARES/RACES group. A monthly newsletter, the "Allmodes Monthly", is published by the Lake Isabella ARA.

South County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (SCARES)

  • Area Served: South San Mateo County, CA
  • Contact: Harry "Dick" Collins (K6ANN), 415-593-8952, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Third Thursday of each month at 1930 hrs.
  • Meeting Location: San Carlos City Hall Council Chambers
  • Primary Repeater: 444.5 w/PL: 100 Hz
  • Repeater Location: Kaiser Hospital, Redwood City
  • Comments: SCARES is a dedicated ARES non-profit organization with complete operating stations set up in all South County police departments and local hospitals. They also have antenna drops in all South County fire departments. An active board of directors is the guiding hand of this club.

Southern California Amateur Transmitting Society (S.C.A.T.S.)

  • Area Served: San Gabriel Valley, California
  • Contact: Jeremy Protas, (KD6BSM), e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Monday of each month at 7 PM local time.
  • Meeting Location: Community Presbyterian Church, 540 E. Vine Avenue, West Covina
  • Primary Repeater: 147.765 -600 w/PL 131.8
  • Repeater Location: Covina, California
  • Comments: Home of the "Long Red Underwear" for Field Day. The club was founded in 1975, and since then has continued its original purpose - the eductation of new hams, and the promotion of the Amateur Radio Hobby. Since its inception, the club has held numerous training courses for license levels ranging from Novice to General. The group has become one of the most important training clubs in the area.

Moloka'i Amateur Radio Association

  • Area Served: Island of Moloka'i, Hawai'i
  • Contact: SahoniRedbird E. English (WH6QD) - 808-552-0085, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Varies - usually bi-monthly
  • Meeting Location: Varies. Check with club member on club repeater.
  • Primary Repeater: 145.370 -600
  • Repeater Location: Kualapu'u Hill - Moloka'i
  • Comments: We are a small island just to the East of O'ahu and Honolulu about 26 miles - with a population of around 7,000 people. Our club is made up of people of various ages and backgrounds, reflecting the melting-pot of Hawai'i itself. There are more Hawai'ian natives on our island than anywhere else in the state. We are linked via statewide repeaters. ALOHA.

Clearwater Valley Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: North and North-central Idaho
  • Contact: John Scoles, President, 208-476-4191
  • Meetings: First Monday of each month
  • Meeting Location: Washington Water Power Company Building
  • Primary Repeater: 145.490 -600
  • Repeater Location: RedDog Ridge, Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho
  • Comments: VE-testing is available at the meetings. Visitors are welcome.

Eagle Rock Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Upper Snake River Valley
  • Contact: Donn Bates, President, (KB7UZN), 208-524-3829, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Wednesday of every month @ 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Basement of the law enforcement building on Capital Ave.
  • Primary Repeater: 146.640 -600
  • Repeater Location: Iona Butte

Columbia Amateur Radio Society

  • Area Served: Eastern Washington State
  • Contact: Gary Grove (K7EJ), 509-663-8817, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Saturdays at 12:00 PM
  • Meeting Location: Prospector's
  • Primary Repeater: 146.900 -600
  • Repeater Location: Mission Ridge
  • Comments: The Columbia Amateur Radio Society is comprised of hams that enjoy HF, QRP, Digital, and Field Day operating. Membership is free, and there is a monthly digital newsletter.

Shy-Wy ARC

  • Area Served: South Eastern Wyoming
  • Contact: Gary Rix (KB7MUP), 307-635-6354, e-mail:
  • Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM MST
  • Meeting Location: American Legion Post 6
  • Primary Repeater: 146.775 -600
  • Repeater Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming



Redcliff Independent Amateurs

  • Area Served: Redcliff, Alberta, and surrounding areas
  • Contact: Shawn Schenkey (VE6RIA), 403-548-2477, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Sundays at 08:30 hrs
  • Meeting Location: Old Redcliff Firehall
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: Serving the communication needs of Redcliff and district for community events and disaster services.

S.E.A.A.R.C. (South East Alberta Amateur Radio Club)

  • Area Served: SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan
  • Contact: Milt Duquette (VE6VOA), 403-526-6472, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Thursday of the month at 1700h local time
  • Meeting Location: Southview School
  • Primary Repeater: 147.180 +600
  • Repeater Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: Voice and linking in the SE Alberta/SW Saskatchewan area. Sponsors: VE6MHT, VE6MHU, VE6VOA, and VE6BWL repeaters.

Blue Mountain Radio Club

  • Area Served: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada & Georgian Bay Area
  • Contact: Earl Helmkay (VE3SQU), 705-444-5738, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Third Monday of every month
  • Meeting Location: Upstairs of the National Trust Building, Hurontario St., in Collingwood, Ont.
  • Primary Repeater: 146.790 -600
  • Repeater Location: On top of Blue Mountain, 3 miles West of Collingwood
  • Home Page:

Nortown Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: North Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Contact: Paul Fletcher (VE3PGF), 416-205-3407, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First and third Fridays from September to June at 8 PM
  • Meeting Location: The Bayview Community Centre, 3230 Bayview Avenue, first traffic light North of Finch Avenue on the West side of Bayview.
  • Primary Repeater: 443.650
  • Repeater Location: Yonge & St. Claire Avenues, Toronto
  • Home Page:
  • Comments: Club sponsors the internation WAVE (Worked All VE) and WACAN (Worked All Canada) awards.

Orillia Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Orillia, Ontario, Canada
  • Contact: Robert P. Barkey (VA3RPB), 325-2401, e-mail:
  • Meetings: First Wednesday of the month
  • Meeting Location: Mackinell Square, Orillia

Otter Valley Amateur Radio Association

  • Area Served: Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada
  • Contact: Gordon Collins (VA3FGX), 519-842-7049, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Second and Fourth Wednesdays of each month
  • Meeting Location: To be determined
  • Primary Repeater: 147.045
  • Repeater Location: Delhi, Ontario

Quinte Amateur Radio Club

  • Area Served: Belleville in Eastern Ontario
  • Contact: Tim Pekkonen (VE3UO), 613-969-8012, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month @ 7:30 PM
  • Meeting Location: Loyalist College (Pioneer Bldg - room P1)
  • Primary Repeater: 146.985
  • Repeater Location: Belleville, Ontario
  • Home Page:
Yukon Territory

Yukon Amateur Radio Association

  • Area Served: Yukon Territory, Northwestern BC
  • Contact: Brian Butler (VY1BB), 403-633-3101, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Frist Wednesday of the month at 19:30
  • Meeting Location: Yukon Emergency Communications Centre
  • Primary Repeater: 146.88
  • Repeater Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
  • Comments: Voice and packet repeater coverage of the Southern Yukon. Lots (35+ pages) of maps, photos, and information can be found on the club home page.



Grupo Aguia de Radio Emissao

  • Area Served: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Contact: Helio Henrique Teixeira Junior, 011-5589-4266, e-mail:
  • Primary Repeater: 27.375
  • Comments: Gostariamos de saber sobre os tipos de Radio Usados p/comunicacao Brazil/EUA, etc. Um abraco!

Radio Club de Panama

  • Area Served: Panama City, Panama
  • Contact: Henry Lewis (HP1CDW), 507-230-2137, e-mail:
  • Meetings: Every Monday Night at 8 P.M.
  • Meeting Location: Panama City
  • Primary Repeater: 147.210 +600
  • Repeater Location: Cerro Bandera
  • Home Page:
South Africa

The Gang

  • Area Served: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Contact: Ari Gork (ZR6YG), 011-784-1213, e-mail:
  • Primary Repeater: 145.262 Simplex
  • Comments: "The Gang" is the first Amateur Radio Club, in South Africa, for Amateur Radio Youth. "The Gang" is run by youth, and its main aim is to promote Amateur Radio amoung the youth of the country.
South Korea

Kyung Pook San Up University Amateur Radio

  • Area Served: South Korea
  • Contact: HL0FXX
  • Primary Repeater: 21.300

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