Welcome to the Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club!

Interested in radio communications and volunteering? All majors are welcome to join CPARC!


Upcoming Events (Calendar)

  • Winter 2022 Testing Session
    We are planning a lovely in-person amateur radio testing session next Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 at 13:00 (1:00 PM) PST! This will be our first in person testing session in two years and I am very happy to be a part of it! The session will be run by CPARC people and everyone is welcome …

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January 2022

Thursday January 20

18:30 – 20:30
CPARC General Meeting

Orv W6BI will be presenting about ham networking and the AREDN mesh via zoom at 6:30 PM: https://www.calpoly.zoom.us/my/w6bhz . He will be discussing its applications to emergency (and non-emergency) amateur radio communication in SLO county. All are welcome to join!

Friday January 21

18:00 – 20:00
CPARC General/Extra Study Session

Interested in upgrading to General or Extra? Come by and we’ll help you study for your exam.


Club meetings regularly have guest speakers from industry and enlightening technical (and non-technical) topics related to Amateur Radio. Meetings usually take place every other Thursday at 6:30p. Meeting room information can be found on the meetings page.

Click here to check out the latest upcoming meetings and events and click here to join our mailing list. If you’re having trouble joining, send an email to calpolyradioclub@gmail.com

If you’re curious, we’d love it if you would attend one of our virtual bi-weekly meetings or stop by The Shack to say hello. Also, feel free to email calpolyradioclub@gmail.com for more information about the club. You are also welcome to check out our ongoing club projects Trello page where you can get involved with the club!


The Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club strives to create a welcoming environment where everyone can feel accepted and respected as an individual. As an organization we choose to support and embrace diversity and inclusion within the club as well as within the amateur radio community as a whole. Amateur radio is to be enjoyed by everyone, and discrimination based on race, religion, gender, gender expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation will not be tolerated.