Welcome to the

Newark Amateur Radio Association!

We are central Ohio's premier organization for radio & technology enthusiasts. Join us in our journey of learning, experimenting, exploring, mentoring, serving and having fun!

Get Licensed or Upgrade! A General Class License Study course will begin February 10, 2024 and will meet each Saturday morning from 9:00AM to noon. The course will end with the planned exam session on April 27, 2024.

To enroll, please contact Earl W8BR via email at [email protected]

Important Changes to Upcoming Meeting Dates The following meeting dates have been changed. Please update your calendars.

  • March Officers & Trustees Meeting - 3/23/2024 @ 4PM
  • March Business Meeting & Program - 3/23/2024 @ 6PM (4th Saturday in March)
  • May Business Meeting & Program - 5/11/2024 @ 6PM (2nd Saturday in May)

    Please see the club meetings page for additional important meeting information.

Is your membership expired? We all get busy and forget sometimes. If you haven't renewed your NARA membership for 2024, there's no time like the present to get it done. It's never been easier to sign up or renew your membership online.

Check your membership status


In the news...


The Athens County Amateur Radio Association finds that young people are still drawn to old-school communication


NARA 2024 Field Day

Planning is underway, and reservations have been made at Flint Ridge Ancient Quarries and Nature Preserve, 15300 Flint Ridge Road, Glenford, OH

We plan to arrive at around 10am on Saturday, set up antennas and our radio stations, and be ready to get on the air at the event start time of 2pm. There will also be a club picnic around 5pm. We will tear down and clean up to facilitate an exit from the property before dark.

Additional planning is forthcoming. Stay tuned for more details.