Welcome to QAARC

Welcome to the Queen Anne’s Amateur Radio Club website.  We are pleased to provide you with information and resources regarding amateur radio activity in our area.  Some of our pages are linked directly to PDF documents or other websites.  Simply click the return arrow in the upper left hand tool bar of your browser to return to QAARC.

Monthly Club Meetings: Our club meets at 6:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Queen Anne’s County Library in Centreville, MD.  Our meetings are open to the public. Are you a ham or simply curious about amateur radio or emergency communications? Come on out and join us!

Weekly QAARC Net: We hold a weekly on-air net each Monday evening at 8:00 p.m. on the 146.940(-) QAC RACES repeater, PL 107.2.  The net is open to all amateur operators.

Mid-Atlantic DMR Net – Thursday evenings at 2000 hrs. Sessions are held on the Maryland State Talkgroup DMR TG-3124 TS 1. You can join from any of the DMR repeaters in the local area (Chestertown, Wye Mills, or Trappe) or connect using your hotspot. Intended for those new to using the DMR mode.

Become a Ham – If you are interested in amateur radio, please see the links under the Amateur Radio Resources drop down in the right tool bar “Become a Ham.”  To find out more about our club, please go to “About QAARC.”   Up to date club activities can be found in the “News and Events” section.  Our membership application can be directly downloaded from the link under QAARC Documents on the right tool bar.

Emergency Preparedness: Amateur radio operators provide emergency communications for county, state, and federal government agencies during disaster emergencies such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, winter storms, power outages, and floods. See the “Emergency Preparedness” page for more details on how ham operators serve our community.

Donate to QAARC

QAARC is a 501(c)(3) exempt organization.   Please refer to “About QAARC” for more details.  We accept monetary donations as well as amateur radio equipment.

Our members are available to assist families of amateur radio operators, who’s loved one has fallen a “silent key”, with the inventory and sale or donation of amateur radio equipment.