Welcome to the Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club!

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

Club Blog

  • Fall 2022 Ham Cram
    This is a reminder that our annual Ham Cram is quickly approaching! The Ham Cram will be held in-person on October 22nd, in room 8-123 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. The testing session will follow the Ham Cram. Our testing session will start at 3:00 PM in room 8-123. If you feel comfortable with the material …

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Upcoming Events (Calendar)

February 2023

Thursday February 9

18:30 – 19:30
CPARC General Meeting

Saturday February 11

18:30 – 19:00
W6BHZ Weekend Club Net
W6BHZ Repeater

Every Saturday at 6:30 PM, we check in to the W6BHZ Repeater to test out our communications equipment and have fun on the air! This is a great place to practice net communication, especially if you are new to the radio! Stations without a radio can check in on the Echolink (http://www.echolink.org) node W6BHZ-R.

Recurs weekly

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. Meetings are currently on hold for summer and will resume with the start of the academic year.

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.