St. Louis, Missouri
Local Area Amateur Radio Organizations

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Ancient Modulators Radio Club

Call sign K0AMC
The Ancient Modulators Radio Club (aka Ancient Modulators Amateur Radio Club) is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of AM radio.

The club holds three weekly nets on its various systems (see below).

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The Ancient Modulators Radio Club Web site

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BEARS: Boeing Employee's Amateur Radio Society

Call sign W0MA
The BEARS - STL has a membership of nearly 100 employees and retirees who support and participate in a wide range of activities ranging from public service events to contesting to VHF/UHF repeater operations. The club maintains voice and digital repeaters on 2 meters as well as an APARS node. Club communications systems also serve as an auxiallary communications backbone for The company's Emergency Preparedness Task Force.

The club holds a weekly net on Sunday evenings at 8:00 PM on its 2-meter repeater.

The club maintains a repeater on -
147.060 MHz (+) (141.3 Hz tone)

The Boeing Employee's Amateur Radio Society Web site

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The Egyptian Radio Club

Call sign W9AIU
Started in 1929, The Egyptian Radio Club is one of the oldest amateur radio organizations in the area.The mailing address is -
The Egyptian Radio Club
P.O.Box 562
Granite City, Illinois 62040

The club meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm at -
Room 541
Belleville Area College
Granite City Campus

The club newsletter is "Podunk Hollow News"

The club maintains repeaters on -
146.76 MHz (-)
146.79 MHz (-)
224.06 MHz (-)
442.40 MHz (+)

There is a regular net on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM on the 146.790 repeater.
As of January 1, 2008, the nets will be:
Regular net - Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM, 146.790
Kids net - Saturday mornings at 8:00 AM, 146.760

The Egyptian Radio Club Web site

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The Emergency Communications Association of St. Charles County

Call sign W0ECA
Provides emergency communications services in St. Charles County. The mailing address is -
The Emergency Communications Association of St. Charles County
3376 Clemens Dr
St. Charles, Missouri 63301-4440

The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM at -
St. Charles County Emergency Management
301 N 2nd St
# 280
St. Charles, MO 63301-5424
(636) 949-3023

There is a weekly ARES net on Monday evenings at 8:30 PM on the 145.490 (-) (141.3 Hz tone) repeater.

The Emergency Communications Association of St. Charles County Web site

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The Francis Howell High School Amateur Radio Club

Call sign KD0CSW

This club is in the early stages of being formed. It is intended for students and alumni of Francis Howell High School.

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Gateway Chapter 10-10 International

The club is the local chapter of Ten-Ten International Net, an organization dedicated to maintaining high levels of amateur radio communications on the 10-meter amateur band.

The Chapter meets every Wednesday evening on 28.650 MHz at 2000 Local Time.

Gateway Chapter 10-10 International Web site

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Hospital Amateur Radio Network

The Hospital Amateur Radio Network (or HARN) is a program managed by STARRS (the St. Louis Area Regional Response System). Its purpose is to provide amateur radio operators to assist hospitals in their communications needs and provide communication support to enhance hospital preparedness for response to critical incidents in the St. Louis Bi-State region.

HARN runs radio tests on the second Friday of each month at 8:10 AM using the 146.850 (+) (141.3 Hz tone) repeater. (Please note that not all hospitals test every month.) The HARN stations then attempt to check in to DHSS (Department of Health and Senior Services) nets held on other frequencies later the same morning.

The schedule, applications, and other documents can be found at www.stlares.org/HARN/index.html.

For information contact the Amateur Radio Emergency Coordinator, Steve Wooten, KC0QMU at kc0qmu@arrl.net.

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Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club

Call sign KB0TTL

The club runs two linked repeaters -
147.075 MHz (+) (141.3 Hz tone)
147.105 MHz (+) (141.3 Hz tone)

There is a net on the repeaters every Monday night at 8:00 PM local time.

Contact -
Al Asberry, WB0WEJ
6511 Old Lemay Ferry Road
Imperial, MO 63052-2821
E-mail ElvaT@aol.com

The Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club Web site

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Lewis and Clark Radio Club

Call sign K9HAM
The Lewis and Clark Radio Club is open to anyone interested in amateur radio. The club performs numerous services, including communications for bike-a-thons, SKYWARN, and Alton's Halloween parade. The club also gives periodic classes to those wishing to obtain amateur radio licenses. It also sponsors a hamfest every November.

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm. They are held at the Lewis and Clark Community College, which is on Route 67 north of Alton, Illinois. The meetings are held in Caldwell Hall in the Faculty Dining Room. Talk-in is available on th club's 2-meter repeater.

The Lewis and Clark Radio Club, Inc.
P.O.Box 553
Godfrey, IL 62035

The club maintains the following repeaters -
145.130 MHz (-) (123.0 Hz tone)
145.230 MHz (-) (79.7 Hz tone) (EchoLink Node #204775)
442.225 MHz (+) (123.0 Hz tone)
442.775 MHz (+) (123.0 Hz tone)
442.900 MHz (+) (123.0 Hz tone)

There is a weekly net Monday evenings at 8:00 PM on the 145.230 repeater.

The Lewis and Clark Radio Club Web site

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Mississippi Valley DX/Contest Club

The Club's goals are to promote the working of DX and contests, provide financial assistance to deserving DXpeditions, and to have fun. The Club asseses annual dues of $20.00 which includes a subscription to the (almost) monthly newsletter.

The MVDX/CC meets on the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM at the Thornhill Library Auditorium, Saint Louis, MO

The Mississippi Valley DX/Contest Club Web site

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Missouri Digital Group

Call sign K0MDG
The Missouri Digital Group (MDG) was formed in 2006 by several amateurs to build and operate D-Star digital repeater systems. As of the end of 2006, MDG has placed D-Star repeater systems on the air for use by St. Louis area amateurs. MDG is dedicated to the advancement of digital amateur radio.

The digital repeaters are on -
1251.0000 MHz 0 MHz DD
1285.0000 MHz -12 MHz DV
442.5750 MHz +5 MHz DV
147.0150 MHz +600 KHz DV

Missouri Digital Group Web site

Send email to info@modigitalgroup.org

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Monsanto Amateur Radio Association

Call sign K0DO
repeater 147.360 MHz (+)

Monsanto Amateur Radio Association Web site

Send email to info@monsantoara.org

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The Northwest Amateur Radio and Electronics Association

Call sign KB0TUD
The NAR/EA is a small but active club with interests in repeaters, field day, field trips, and public service. Meetings are open and are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM at
Bridgeton Community Center
4201 Fee Fee Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(just a few blocks north of St.Charles Rock Road)

The club also welcomes people to attend its "Breakfast Socials" held every Saturday at 7:30 AM at the Sunrise Restaurant on Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Ann, south of Old St. Charles Rd. (The restaurant access is northbound only, so southbound drivers must use Whitehall Rd. U-turn ramp for best access.)

Club repeaters -
146.730 MHz (-)
443.450 MHz (+)
- are located at DePaul Health Center near the intersection of I-70 and I-270.

The Northwest Amateur Radio and Electronics Association Web site

Send email to narea@qsl.net

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Northwest St. Louis Amateur Radio Club

Call sign K0AXU

This small group focuses on contesting.

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The Rivers Bend Amateur Radio Club

Call sign K0RBR
The Rivers Bend Amateur Radio Club members have broad interests, from VHF to DX and Digital. Membership is by invitation.

The club maintains repeaters in O'Fallon, Missouri on -
145.410 (-)
444.275 (+)

Contact information:
Rivers Bend Amateur Radio Club
c/o Jay Underdown, W0PS
25 Bunker Drive
O'Fallon, MO 63366

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The St. Charles High School Amateur Radio Club

The club meets irregularly but always on a Monday afternoon after school - approximately every two weeks - from 2:30 to 4:00 PM.

Contact information:
Trustee = Ward Silver, N0AX n0ax@arrl.net
Faculty Sponsor = Ellen Zerr, KD0PES elzerr@stcharlessd.org

The club is on the air using voice and digital modes with an IC-718 HF transceiver and 6BTV vertical on the roof of the school. A DR-635 FM transceiver and GP-6 collinear provides 2 meter and 70 cm capabilities. The ARRL provided its equipment through an ARRL Foundation grant and the local mentoring club is the St Charles Amateur Radio Club.

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The St. Charles Amateur Radio Club

Call sign WB0HSI

The club's primary purpose is to enjoy the camaraderie of folks with similar interests. Membership is open to anyone who is interested in ham radio and a license is not necessary in order to join.

The club has provided communications for events such as bike and walk-a-thons. There is a open net held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm on the 145.330 repeater. The club holds Volunteer Exam sessions and amateur radio license classes. It also publishes The Garble newsletter.

The club meets on the fourth Monday of each month (except December) at VFW Post 5077, 8500 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, O'Fallon, MO 63366 at 7:30 pm. Pre-meeting chat, VE testing and ask the Elmers at 6:30 pm. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Contacting the club:
St. Charles Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 658
St. Charles, MO 63302

The club operates 3 repeaters -
146.670 MHz (-)
145.330 MHz (-)
444.650 MHz (+)

Please check the club website for other activities and information. WB0HSI - the St.Charles Amateur Radio Club Web site

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St. Clair Amateur Radio Club

Call sign K9GXU

Membership is open to anyone.
Club meetings are held the last Thursday of the month at the Fairview Heights, Illinois American Red Cross Building, next to the Post Office.
Meetings start at 8:00 pm.

Contact information:
St. Clair Amateur Radio Club Inc.
P.O. Box 94
Belleville IL 62222

The club operates 3 repeaters -
147.120 MHz (+)
224.120 MHz (-)
444.625 MHz (+)

The St.Clair Amateur Radio Club Web site

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Saint Louis Amateur Radio Club

Call sign K0LIR
The Saint Louis Amateur Radio Club was founded about 1930. It is an ARRL-Affiliated Club and it has the original affiliation certificate signed by Hiram Percy Maxim. The club is limited to 35 members as dictated by the size of its clubhouse and St. Louis County fire safety ordinances. The clubhouse is located in Upper Buder Park. The club's biggest activities are Field Day and the annual Halloween Hamfest. It publishes a monthly newsletter called "Sidebands". Regular meetings are the third Friday of the month at 8 p.m. but members meet frequently at the clubhouse for special projects or just plain fun.

Contact information:
Saint Louis Amateur Radio Club
K0LIR Trustee
18633 Hardt Rd
Glencoe, MO 63038
USA

The Saint Louis Amateur Radio Club's Halloween Ham Fest Web site

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The St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club

St. Louis Repeaters and the Suburban Radio Club merged in 2003 to form the new St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club. It is an American Radio Relay League affiliated club.

The St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club general meetings are held on the fourth Friday of the month at the -

Missouri Baptist Hospital
Nursing Institute Building
Ballas Road
Des Peres, MO

There are some exceptions around holidays, so please check the web site for up to date information. www.slsrc.org

Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. All amateur radio operators and those persons interested in amateur radio are invited to visit the meetings.

The club maintains repeaters on -
146.850 MHz (-) CTCSS tone 141.3 Hz
146.910 MHz (-) CTCSS tone 141.3 Hz
146.940 MHz (-)
146.970 MHz (-) CTCSS tone 141.3 Hz
224.520 MHz (-) CTCSS tone 141.3 Hz
442.100 MHz (+)
443.075 MHz (+) CTCSS tone 141.3 Hz

The St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club Web site

The St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club's email address is info@slsrc.org

The St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 2233
St. Louis, MO 63139

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St. Louis Metro ARES/RACES

This is the ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service group for St. Louis City and County, Missouri. Its purpose is to provide backup and alternative communications to emergency and relief agencies during disasters. The group merged with St. Louis County RACES/SKYWARN on March 1, 2014.

St. Louis Metro ARES runs a weekly 2-meter voice net on the 146.850 (-) repeater (141.3 Hz tone) at 7:30 PM on Wednesday evenings.
A practice message net activates as soon as the main net ends.
St. Louis Metro ARES maintains a packet mailbox / bulletin board on 145.070 MHz (FM simplex, no tones). You can try to connect directly, or through the Missouri Emergency Packet Network (connect to node MSTL, then connect to station N0ARS-1).

Meetings are open to everyone and are held on the second Monday of each month. Please see the Web site calendar for the date, directions, and topic of the next meeting.

The amateur radio callsign for St. Louis Metro ARES is N0ARS.

For information contact the Emergency Coordinator (EC) Steve Wooten, KC0QMU at kc0qmu@arrl.net.

St. Louis Metro ARES/RACES Web site

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St. Louis County SKYWARN and RACES programs

The St. Louis County SKYWARN program is managed by the St.Louis County Police Office of Emergency Management, and exists to gather reports from trained spotters in St. Louis City and St. Louis County and pass them on to the National Weather Service and the Office of Emergency Management.

St. Louis County RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) provides backup and alternative communications for the St. Louis County Police Department and its Office of Emergency Management.

These programs merged with the St. Louis Metro ARES group on March 1, 2014.

The amateur radio callsign for St. Louis County SKYWARN program is WB0AAF.
The amateur radio callsign for St. Louis County RACES and other St. Louis County Police Office of Emergency Management activities is W0AAF

The amateur radio frequency for reporting severe weather in St. Louis City or St. Louis County is 147.360 MHz (+)
St. Louis County SKYWARN holds a net on this repeater on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM local time.

The St. Louis County Emergency Operations Center maintains an APRS (Automated Packet Reporting System) station on 144.390 MHz. Using callsign W0AAF this station also acts as a digipeater and an I-gate. The APRS signal may go offline when the digital station is used for other purposes, such as connecting to the Missouri Emergency Packet Network.

For information contact the Amateur Radio Emergency Coordinator (AREC) Steve Wooten, KC0QMU at kc0qmu@arrl.net.

The St. Louis County SKYWARN Web site

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The St. Louis QRP Society

Home of QRP enthusiasts in the St. Louis metro area since 1987.

The St. Louis QRP Society Web site

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Telephone Employees Amateur Radio Club

Call sign KB0ZRI
Membership is restricted to Southwestern Bell Telephone employees.
The club operates a closed repeater on 147.150 MHz (+).

Contact Peter Brisbine for information.

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The Zero Beaters Amateur Radio Club

(See picture of the club station at the top of this page.)
Call sign WA0FYA
"ZBARC" is an organization of people who share a common interest in Amateur Radio communications and technology. ZBARC is a general interest club, its members are engaged in a wide variety of Amateur Radio related activities. The yearly dues are $18.

ZBARC holds a regular monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of each month except August and December. These meetings begin at 7:30pm and generally end around 8:30 or 9:00. Club activities, projects, maintenance, and expenditures are typical topics for discussion at these monthly meetings. There is usually time before and after the meeting for socializing.

In addition to the regular meetings, there is an informal gathering at the club building almost every Wednesday night. Members and visitors alike are welcome.

The club maintains a repeater on 147.24 MHz, holds Volunteer Exam sessions, sponsors packet radio repeaters, holds a weekly net, holds a yearly field day, a yearly hamfest, a yearly picnic, and a Christmas party.

The mailing address is -

P.O. Box 24,
Dutzow, MO. 63342

The club maintains repeaters on
147.240 MHz (+)
444.350 MHz (+) CTCSS tone 100 Hz

WA0FYA - The Zero Beaters Amateur Radio Club Web site



Please send updates, corrections, and additional information to -
E-mail Gary Ross Hoffman
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