Clark County Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
PO Box 1424
Vancouver, WA 98668
360-989-9268

Welcome to the Clark County Amateur Radio Club Website

We are a Volunteer Organization and an ARRL Special Service Club!

We also co-sponsor with OTVARC the annual SEA-PAC Ham Convention and ARRL NW Division Conference in Seaside, Oregon.

We appreciate your looking us over and hope you like what you see.

 

6 Meter Repeater
†† 52.95-
(tone 94.8) Yacolt

(Note: 6M Offset is -1.700)

2 Meter Repeater
147.24+ (94.8) Livingston
1.25 m Repeater
224.36- (94.8) Livingston

70 cm Repeaters
443.125+ (94.8) Yacolt

443.825+ (94.8) Mem Hosp (YSF)

443.900+ (94.8) Larch (YSF)†††

443.925+ (94.8) Livingston

23 cm Repeater
1292.50- (94.8) Livingston

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EYEWARN

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Ham Basics

Ham Fair

License Classes

Links

Meetings

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Nets

New Member Information

Pictures

Repeaters 

Scholarships

Site Map

Tech Information

Training

VE Testing

Young Ladies (YL)

Contact Us

 

Webmaster

 

 

 

 

For an informative brochure about the Clark County Amateur Radio Club, click here.


CCARC Wins Prestigious 2017 Dayton Hamvention

"Club of the Year" Award

 

The Clark County Amateur Radio Club was selected this year to receive this prestigeous award. Competetion is open to clubs from around the world. To read about more about the award, visit the Dayton website by clicking here.

 


 

2017 Field Day and Ham Fair Planning is Underway

 

The planning for both the 2017 Field Day on 24 June and Ham Fair on August is underway. All members are encouraged to take part in the planning for these annual events.

 

Please click on the "Field Day" and "Ham Fair" links on the menu to the left to learn more about each. Field Day Planning meetings are on the 2nd Saturday monthly through July and Ham Fair Planning meetings are on the 4th Saturday monthly through September.

 


 

 

2017 License Classes & VE Testing Scheduled

 

The Clark County Amateur Radio Club has scheduled both Amateur Radio License Classes and Volunteer Examiner testing dates for 2017. To see the specific dates and learn about more details, click on the "License Classes" or "VE Testing" links on the menu to the left.

 


 

 

Where can I sign up?

 

The Clark County Amateur Radio Club is an ARRL “Special Service Club”.See the logo in the upper right corner of this page.†† ARRL Special Service Clubs go the extra mile to provide ongoing training and community service.

 

To check out the normal club activities and community events we support

during the year, click here.

 

As an active club member that supports club activities,

be sure and volunteer to do your part!

 

To volunteer for one (or more) of the clubís community service activity activities coming up, click on an activity name link below and it will take you to the current signup sheets (when published) to see where you can volunteer to help out.Also shown are the activity dates and the event coordinator to contact if you want to sign up or have any questions.Donít hesitate to sign up early for one (or more) or all the good shifts and/or locations will be taken!

 

 

Harvest Nights Car Cruise - 24 July 2017

contact Nicole/N7XBY at nicole.xby@gmail.com

 

 

Gee Creek I-5 Rest Stop - 2-3 September 2017,

contact George/KG7NQZ at lindageorgem@gmail.com

 


 

Interested in learning more about the Clark County Amateur Radio Club EYEWARN program?

 

 

To view an informative video on the EYEWARN program in Clark County, click here.

 

For more information, contact John/NO7DE at info@eyewarn.net

 


Watch us on Social Media!

 

If you "Follow", "Like", or otherwise use any of the social media tools that are out there, here is a list of CCARC social media sources to see what the club is doing!

 

Facebook - "W7AIA" - https://www.facebook.com/W7AIA

 

Instagram - "clark_county_arc" - https://www.instagram.com/clark_county_arc

 

Twitter - "W7AIA" - https://www.twitter.com/W7AIA

 

YouTube - "CCARC Clark County Amateur Radio Club"

 


 

Friday Lunch

 

Everyone is welcome!! Bring your friends.

This is basically a social time between club meetings.

No agenda, just good food and fellowship.

 

The Friday Lunch Schedule is:

 

Jun 23

Rib City

14415 SE Mill Plain Blvd

Jun 30

IHOP

2900 SE 164th

Jul 07

Canton Chinese Buffet

1118 NE 78th St

Jun 14

Elmer's

7105 NE 40th St

Jun 21

Lakeside Chalet

3533 NE Everett St (Camas)

Jun 28

Duck Tales

612 N Devine Road


 

 

We always meet at 12:45 p.m. after the lunch crowd has thinned out a little.

Friday lunch locations will be announced on the 147.24+ repeater starting at 11:00 am on Friday before the lunch time.

 


 

 

 

Have a thought or suggestion?

 

 

Recently we activated a new email address to submit thoughts and suggestions for the benefit of the Clark County Amateur Radio club. All members are encouraged to share their thoughts with the leadership team to input new ideas, or concerns, about the club's operation now and in the future.

 

The email address is suggestion@w7aia.org .

 

 

 


 

  

2017 Amateur Radio License Classes

 

 

 

 

Amateur radio offers opportunities for fun, education, and public service.You need a license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to transmit.The license allows you use a wide variety of frequency bands that provide different communication options.After tornados and hurricanes, amateur radio operators (also called hams) often provide communications for their community until phone and other services are restored.

 

In 2016, we are offering both "open" and "YL only" classes. For more information, click here.

 


 

 

Elmers?

Do you need help with your HAM station, tower, or other equipment? Do you need assistance with getting on the air? Do you need help with _____ (fill in the blank)?

Click here to see a list of CCARC "Elmers" (Amateur Radio operators who are willing to "mentor" and assist in any way they can!)



 

 

The Clark County Amateur Radio Club, Providing Community Service

 

Contact us today and join us at a meeting!

 

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