Northwest Amateur Radio & Electronics Association
146.730 (-) Tone 141.3
443.450 (+) No tone
Our repeaters are open to all licensed hams. Please tell your friends
NAREA is a modestly-sized Amateur Radio organization comprised of members residing or employed primarily in the northwest suburbs of St. Louis County. Our members come from many backgrounds, but find common interest in a friendly, informal ham radio club setting. The club's focus is general amateur radio issues, and public service activities.
Monthly Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Meetings commence at 7:30 p.m. New members are welcome! The May, 2015, meeting will be at the Bridgeton Community Center, 4201 Fee Fee Road (roughly halfway between Natural Bridge and St. Charles Rock Roads. Click here for information.
June through December, 2015, meetings will be held at the Bridgeton Trails branch of the St. Louis County Library, located at 3455 McKelvey Road, just west of St. Charles Rock Road. Click here for location.
Location for 2016 meetings will depend on completion of the Bridgeton Community Center Construction project.
Weekly Breakfast gatherings occur Saturday at 7:30 AM at Sunrise Family Restaurant located at 3500 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Ann Mo, south of Old St. Charles Road. Restaurant access is northbound only, so southbound drivers must use the Whitehall Road U-turn ramp for best access. Click here for location.
NAREA operates two FM voice repeater systems on 146.730 (-600 KHz offset, 141.3 Hz CTCSS) and 443.450 (+5 MHz offset). These repeaters are open for the use of all licensed amateur operators.
Affiliations & Activities
NAREA is an ARRL Affiliated Club. There are several members actively participating in other amateur radio organizations as well.
The club has established an informal mutual support partnership tenure with DePaul Health Center. The hospital provides penthouse space, roof access for our repeater equipment, use of a telephone line and access to emergency power. NAREA is prepared to assist DePaul with communication assistance as needed.
Club members regularly participate in the numerous public service opportunities available to the St. Louis area amateur community. The club will also periodically respond to requests to organize and sponsor communications support for area charitable events.
2015 Club Officers
President Dave Brown
Vice President Phil Bunch
Treasurer David Walle
Secretary Raymond French
Trustee - Raymond Bishop - NV9B
Membership dues are $15 per year. Membership period runs the calendar year, but new members are welcome at any time, with annual dues pro-rated. Licensed amateurs considering membership are encouraged to come to any meeting for a test drive!
Inquiries about NAREA and questions or comments about this web page should be directed to: [email protected]
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This page was last updated on April 14, 2015