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Amateur Radio Resource

Searchable guide helps you find clubs and groups.


Dayton has a robust amateur radio (HAM) community.  There are tons of ways to get involved in amateur radio and increase your knowledge, fun, and the hobby in general.

Below you’ll find links to some of the many clubs and organizations locally.

Also, did you know that Dayton is the site of the largest HAM convention in the country?!

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If you’ve never gone -- go!

West Central Ohio Amateur Radio Association
Great group which sponsors repeaters and also holds a few nets including one Monday night regarding Shortwave & Scanners -- that’s at 21.30 (9:30pm) on Monday.

DARA (Dayton Amateur Radio Association)
The Dayton Amateur Radio Association is an association of radio  amateurs, organised for the promotion of interest in Amateur Radio  communications and experimentation, for the establishment of networks to provide communication in the event of disasters or other emergencies,  and for the advancement of the radio art and of the public welfare.

Montgomery County ARES (District 3, Ohio)
The  American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Amateur Radio  Emergency Service® (ARES®) consists of  licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered  their qualifications and equipment for communications  duty in the public service when disaster strikes.  ARES® members learn  more about emergency operations and practice regularly  by providing aid for non-emergency events like  parades, marathons and drills.

Mound Amateur Radio Association, Miamisburg Ohio
The name MARA comes from the Indian Burial Mound that is across the street from the facility in Mound Park.  The MARA clubhouse also resides in this park.  Today the MARA members (~50) provide public service and severe weather warning assistance to the Miamisburg, Ohio, community and surrounding areas.

The Miami County Amateur Radio Club

XWARN - Xenia Weather Amateur Radio Net

Huber Heights Amateur Radio Club (HHARC)

Tipp City Amateur Radio Group

The OH-KY-IN Amateur Radio Society
Active club for people interested in amateur radio.  Newcomers, as well as old timers, enjoy fun & interesting meetings which cover topics such as contesting, digital modes, slow scan tv, satellites, dx’ing, and the like.