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   Pottstown Area Amateur Radio Club

 Home of the K3ZMC Repeater on 147.21 MHz with a PL of 131.8


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The Pottstown Area Amateur Radio Club (PAARC) is an ARRL affiliated,  amateur radio club that sponsors many types of activities.PAARC operates 4 FM repeaters, APRS Digi, and a IRLP Node.  

Anyone is welcome, and encouraged to attend our meetings as you do NOT need to be a radio amateur to participate.

Club Meeting

       The next club meeting is scheduled for May 7th at LGS.  The topic is Loop Antennas.

       Test session at the May club meeting starting at 6:00 pm. Please contact if you want to test. You do not need to be a member to test No preregistration required. If you plan on upgrading, please bring a copy of your license as well as the original. Also bring exact change or a check for the fee.($15)  We will NOT be able to make change at this session

        Club Shirts- please bring your money to Dennis KA3RIX for the shirts

        We need help! We have several committees and need volunteers

o   Field Day

o   Picnic

o   Repeater maintenance- Need able body people to help with repeater shack repair. Must be able to walk and work on uneven(rocky) surfaces, please.

 - contact Bill (w3frb)  at if you want to be part of a committee but cannot make the meeting

        Raffle- No 50/50 here.  We are auctioning off a (generously donated)  Baofeng uv-5r and programming cable!!!

The primary purpose of these meetings is to get together with our fellow amateurs, friends and families in order to enjoy conversation and snacks. There are usually monthly presentations covering various topics including everything from Amateur radio to star gazing and automated pie making machinery.
Directions are located here

If all the above sounds like fun, then join   Click here to open up page for membership form.

Recent Contests

June VHF - Begins 1800 UTC Saturday, runs through 0259 UTC Monday (June 13-15, 2015)

ARRL Field Day is June 27-28, 2015

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