Mission and Purpose

The mission of this Association is to:

- foster and promote the hobby of Amateur Radio,

- provide repeater systems for the Amateur Radio community,

- provide public service and emergency communications when needed,

- provide education for licensing, and

- provide a forum for members to meet and exchange information, share experiences, and socialize with one another.

Current By-Laws


Formation and Status

The Newark Amateur Radio Association (NARA) was formed prior to October 1969 and became affiliated with the American Radio Relay League on 31 October 1969.

NARA was incorporated as a 501c7 Not-For-Profit corporation on 13 November 1978 and has subsequently been classified as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization since 12 July 2016.

To make a tax deductible donation make your check payable to the "Newark Amateur Radio Association"  and mail to the NARA Secretary at the address below.  Donations may also be made via Paypal.  More information about becoming a member of NARA can be found here.





Mailing Address
P. O. Box 601
Newark OH 43058-0601


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For over 50 years