Salem Area Amateur Radio Association
Welcome to the home page of SAARA, Salem Ohio's Ham Radio Club
SAARA is an association of radio amateurs organized for the promotion of Amateur Radio communication and experimentation.
We provide communications during disasters, emergencies and community events.
We are located in Salem, Ohio in Columbiana County.
The club meets at 6:30 PM. on the first Thursday of every month
at the Salem Library's Quaker Room
821 EAST STATE ST., Salem, OH.
The public is welcome, and the meetings have handicap access.
The club meets on the Lisbon Repeater every Tuesday at 9:00 PM on 146.805 (P.L.162.2 off during net)
to discuss items of interest to radio amateurs.
All hams are invited to check in and scanner listeners are welcome.
10 Meter 'RAG CHEW NET' 28.310 USB 9:30 PM local time following the Northern Columbiana County ARES Net.
Ham Radio Classes
Ham Radio classes are offered every January to help people obtain entry-level licenses.
The classes last about 5 weeks and amateur license exams are administered at the conclusion.
Please contact us for specific details.
Field Day 2013
June 22 and 23
Every year on the fourth weekend in June, the club sets up an amateur radio station at Waterworth Park #8 in Salem.
The club contacts as many other Hams as possibile within 24 hours. This is part of a national exercise to test
emergency communications. The public is welcome to stop by and see a working Ham Radio Station.
SAARA provides free radio communications for community events such as parades, bike races, or walkathons.
Please contact us if we can be of assistance. Emergency/Disaster Communications Coordinated with Fire/Police/Hospitals
during Severe Weather, and Natural or Man Made Disasters
Come visit us in July during the annual Salem Jubilee.
The club members will be happy to answer any questions about Amateur Radio.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Mail: Salem Area Amateur Radio Association, PO BOX 696, Salem, Ohio 44460
Email: Our President
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