DIAL Radio Club


The Dial Radio Club serves the greater Middletown, Ohio area.  We are a general interest amateur radio club with an emphasis on training and licensing.


We meet on the third Monday of every month.  The next meeting is at the Clubhouse Sports Grill, 250 N. Main Street, Monroe, OH. Dinner is at 6:00 followed by our business meeting at 7:00.

Please join us.


General Information
Family Based Membership:
  • Typically 80+ members representing 50+ families
  • Yearly dues are $26 per family
Extensive Good Coverage Repeater System:
  • Two analog repeaters:
  • 2 meters
  • 2 meters and 70 cm linked
  • Motorola DMR repeater with internet link on 70 cm
  • Yeaesu Fusion repeater in digital & analog operation on 2 meters
  • See all the details on the "Repeater System" page
Amateur Radio Classes:
  • We have taught classes for 30+ years to allow persons to become amateur radio operators and to upgrade their privileges.
Recent Special Operating Events:
  • We celebrated our 75th anniversary as a ARRL Affiliated Club on May 9, 2016, which included a special event station - W8D.
  • Since our contest call is K8PI, we took part in the International Pi-Day celebration on March 14, 2015.
Possible Future Operating Events:
  • We have participated in the Ohio QSO Party in August for the last few years and hope to participate again this year
  • CQ WPX SSB contest in the spring
  • ARRL SSB Sweepstakes in November
  • Members and guests are welcome to visit and participate at any of our operating events.  Watch the "DIAL News" for details.