Tokyo International Amateur Radio Association
The next meeting will be Friday, March 22nd
starting at 7PM in Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku.
The meeting will be held in Meeting Room 1 of the
Jiyugaoka Juku Center
1-24-12 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku. It is
about a 5 minute walk from Jiyugaoka Station.
The Tokyo International Amateur Radio Association (TIARA)
holds monthly meetings in English usually in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo.
Jiyugaoka is just a few minutes from
Shibuya on the Tokyu Toyoko Line, or from Oimachi
on the Tokyu Oimachi Line.
Meetings are held on the third Friday of most months except
August (Field Day & Ham Fair) and December (Christmas Party).
The meetings are open not only to members, but other
English-speaking hams and foreigners residing in or
visiting Japan interested in amateur radio.
Notes from some Past Meetings
Older meeting notes...
- Rick Swanton
JI1HSV/KK6PRB provided an update on his 40 Meter CW Transceiver,
and the challenges of designing and building an effective AGC in a
very limited space.
- Andrew Young NU8W
a commercial network of satellite ground stations.
- FC-1 40 Meter CW Transceiver April Update (and latest additions to his QRP Labs QCX Transceiver) (video) (slides) (demonstration video) by Rick Swanton JI1HSV/KK6PRB
- Ham Radio in Hell and High Water: Lessons from Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis (video) (slides with notes) by Ken Nollet JO7XVL/K0EN
- QRP Labs QCX Transceiver (video) (slides) by Rick Swanton JI1HSV/KK6PRB
On the Air Meeting
TIARA members gather on 21.320 MHz at 1000 JST (0100Z) most Sundays
for an informal chat. Join us!
Officers Re-Elected March, 2012
Internet Mailing List
The 7J1 mailing list
on Yahoo Groups discusses topics of interest to foreign amateur operators in Japan.
You can subscribe or visit the archives using
the web interface
or by sending a blank email to 7j1-subscribe at yahoogroups.com.
TIARA sponsors the JR1VI repeater located in Meguro, Tokyo. 434.980in/439.980out (77Hz subaudible tone) and 1272.980in/1292.980out (88.5Hz subaudible tone).
TIARA uses a combination of IRLP, WIRES, and and EchoLink to build a VoIP network
in Tokyo. You are welcome to join us on the air via:
||Typically connected to IRLP Reflector 9202
and the 439.98 repeater.
|7J1YAA-ND C4FM WIRES-X
||Linked to the 439.98 repeater in analog mode most weekends and holidays.
US Amateur Exams in Tokyo
The ARRL VEC Tokyo VE Team (which is not directly affiliated with
TIARA, but which includes some members) conducts examinations
for US amateur radio licenses at least twice a year in the Tokyo area.
The next session
will be announced
at the Takinogawa Higashi-Kumin Center.
Information and pre-registration are available from
ARRL VEC Tokyo
Start studying now!
A US amateur license can be your gateway to getting a Japanese
reciprocal license while you are here.
You can also check
the ARRL US amateur exam registry for Japan to find other sessions.
Operating in Japan
Questions and Comments
This website is maintained by
Jim Tittsler 7J1AJH/AI8A/ZL2IA
and suggestions are welcome.
Last modified: Sun Mar 03 17:20:16 JST 2019