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

125 cm Repeater
  224.36- (94.8) Livingston

70 cm Repeaters
  443.125+ (94.8) Yacolt 

  443.900+ (94.8) Larch   

  443.925+ (94.8) Livingston

23 cm Repeater
  1292.50- (94.8) Livingston

 

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

 


 

 

Have a thought or suggestion?

 

Recently we activated a new email address to submit thoughts and suggestions for the benefit of the 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 new address is suggestion@w7aia.org .

 

 


 

  

2015 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 2015, we will be offering both "open" and "YL only" classes. For more information, click here.

 

 


 

 

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 club’s 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.  Don’t hesitate to sign up early for one (or more) or all the good shifts and/or locations will be taken!

 

Gee Creek I-5 Rest Stop - April 25-26 - Pat/KE7UBF

MS Walk Vancouver - May 3 - Scott/W7SLS

Hazel Dell Parade of Bands - May 16 - Jerry/K7KWO

  


 

 

CCARC EYEWARN Net on Wednesdays

 

 

The CCARC EYEWARN net operates weekly.

The repeater used is the 147.24+ (94.8) and begins at 7:30 p.m.

 

Regardless of other affiliations, all amateur radio operators in Clark County are invited to participate.

 

For more information on the new EYEWARN program and the list of Net Control Stations for each Wednesday, click here.

 

 


 

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:

 

 

April 24 Canton Chinese Buffet 1118 NE 78th St
May 01 Dok Koon Thai Cuisine 3414 NE 52nd St, #103
May 08 Lakeside Chalet 3533 NE Everett St, Camas
May 15 Duck Tales 612 N Devine Road
May 22 Great Taste 8101 NE Parkway Drive #E-4
May 29 McGrath's Fish House 12501 SE 2nd Circle

 

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.

 


 

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!)


 

 

 

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updated 04/22/2015 - gjt

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