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  • FISTS North America, [1], The International Morse Preservation Society, supports the use, preservation and education of Morse code - The club is devoted exclusively to CW operators, CW operating and people who are passionate about Morse code.
  • Straight Key Century Club (SKCC), [2], is the fastest growing group of straight key Morse code operators in the world. The group encourages the preservation of manually generated Morse code, sponsors a monthly weekend sprint event, and tries to maintain the spirit of Straight Key Night (SKN) every month.


  • The Coachella Valley Amateur Radio Club, [3], serves the Coachella Valley region of Southern California's Colorado Desert and the southern Mojave Desert. The club, founded nearly sixty years ago, operates two very active and open 2m repeaters located at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway at a height of more than 8500' (2590m).
  • The Condor Connection, [4], is an integrated system of privately owned open repeaters on 220 MHz serving a large area of California and parts of Arizona, Nevada and Baja California. It was conceived as a way to encourage use of the underused 1.25-meter band and as a means of long-range VHF communications. The system utilizes standard CTCSS protocol for access. Though not a club per se, the system is organized and holds a weekly net Monday nights.
  • The Desert Radio Amateur Transmitting Society or Desert RATS, [5], also serves the Coachella Valley with an open 2m repeater atop Edom Hill north of Cathedral City. The same location is home to most of the area's broadcast transmitters. The club offers classes for new amateurs and holds a yearly hamfest in March.
  • PAPA System, [6], an IRLP-linked 70cm system operating on twelve open analog and D-Star repeaters throughout Southern California. Although the repeaters are open, membership in the organization is encouraged which in turn allows more privileges, including D-Star access. Repeaters are far flung; the northernmost repeater is in Santa Ynez with the southernmost repeater located on Otay Mountain near San Diego. It takes its name from the Pocket Auto-Patch Association autopatch telephone system of the 1980s.


  • North Fulton Amateur Radio League (NFARL), [7], the northern area of Atlanta, Georgia. Operates 2m and 440 repeaters.


  • The Motor City Radio Club (MCRC),, an ARRL special service club servicing the Detroit area since 1932, and is involved with events like transmitter hunts, field day and other contests, a weekly net (open to all hams), and much more.


  • Minnesota QRP Society (MNQRP), [8], dedicated to QRP design, construction, experimentation, and operation. Although members live in many areas of Minnesota, meetings and activities generally occur in the Minneapolis metro area.

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South Carolina

  • Columbia Amateur Radio Club (CARC), [9] - Greater Columbia, SC Area. Meetings are on the first Monday of each month at the ETV building near Williams-Bryce Stadium (see the website for directions). Everyone is invited to attend, whether you're a licensed ham or just interested in the hobby. The CARC is a service-oriented ham radio organization. Nets are held every Sunday and Wednesday evening at 8:30 PM on the 147.330 (+600) repeater. PL tone 156.7Hz There are monthly workshops ("Roger's Workshops") on topics of interest to ham operators at every level.
  • Trident Amateur Radio Club (TARC), [10], - Greater Charleston, SC Area. We are a broad based club, offering something for everyone, no matter if your interests lie in fellowship, disaster relief, repeaters, HF, VHF, UHF, Nets, Satellite or just plain fun, we invite you to join us. Our club meetings are held the third Monday of each month, at the American Red Cross Building on Rivers Avenue @ Greenridge Rd., in the old shopping center behind the Arby's. If you are interested in becoming a member, attend a meeting or announce yourself on the TARC Net every Tuesday at 20:00 Local - 147.270+ (Summerville) - 147.345+(Adams Run) - 442.150+ (Trident Medical Center). All repeaters have a PL tone of 123.0Hz - NET CONTROL, Bobby W4KSD. Want to try 10 meters? Locals listen on 28.450 most evenings.


  • Garland Amateur Radio Club (GARC), [11], Dallas county, Texas. Operates 2m/ 70 CM and 900 MHZ repeater, Active in ARES, SkyWarn and RACES (Special Service Club) ARRL Affiliate
  • Highland Lake Amateur Radio Club (HLARC), [12], Burent and Llano counties, Texas. Operates 2m repeater, Active in ARES and SkyWarn


  • Lakeshore Repeater Association Website Amateur radio association for the upkeep of the 2 KR9RK/R Repeaters in Racine, WI, USA.
  • Gateway Technical College Amateur Radio Club Website Provides students with support for their technical, educational, experimental, and other Amateur Radio activities. Operates the N9GTC station.
  • QCWA Chapter #162 Local chapter of the Quarter Century Wireless Association. Operates the station K9AKG has sponsored the International QCWA convention many times, most recently in 2005 and will host it again in 2009.
  • Racine Amateur Television Society (RATS) Website A group of amateur radio television enthusiasts, both FSTV and SSTV in Racine, WI, USA.
  • Racine County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (RCARES) Website Racine, WI extension of the Amateur Radio Emergecy Service (ARES) arm of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) operates the WI9RAC station and the Racine County emergecy communications trailer.
  • Racine Megacycle Club Website Amateur Radio fraternal organization in Racine, WI , USA. Operates the Amateur station W9UDU. Sponsors of the MegaWiki. Sponsors the FoxHunt - Amateur Radio hidden transmitter hunt.
  • Volunteer Center of Racine County Website General Volunteer organization in Racine, WI, USA that operates the WI9VCR station. Supports other local ham radio organizations.
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