The Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club, call sign W1PBR, is an Amateur (Ham) radio club. The mission of the Pen Bay ARC is to bond together Radio Amateurs in the Mid-Coast region in order to enhance their personal growth in Amateur Radio and in order to facilitate the growth of Amateur Radio in general.
PEN BAY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB INC
PO BOX 120 WEST ROCKPORT ME 04865
As always, all Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club meetings are open to anyone interested in Amateur (Ham) Radio. Please join us at our next meeting and check us out.
Our next Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club meeting is on:
Saturday, March 9, 2024
|PEN BAY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
Meetings – 2024
|Saturday, March 9, 2024
|Saturday, April 13, 2024
|Saturday, May 11, 2024
|Saturday, September 14, 2024
|Saturday, October 12, 2024
|Saturday, November 9, 2024
Please fill out our Tech Session Questionnaire
Meetings will be held at the Knox County EMA, 301 Park St. Rockland.
Join the meeting via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8123213023
Please send an email to Matt Shields, W1RKD for help.
Any necessary winter/storm/weather related cancellation notices will be given on our 8PM Chimes Net the day before any meeting is scheduled to be held.
All club members are strongly encouraged to attend in whichever format they are most comfortable so that we have as large a quorum as possible, but in-person attendance is recommended and space is available to allow for substantial physical distance between attendees.
Pen Bay ARC EXAM SESSION
All exam candidates must register for a FRN number with the FCC. The following link will guide you to the website:
It is easy to use by clicking on the New User Registration link.
Maine is the only state that doesn’t have legislation for amateur call signs on motor vehicle plates. We have legislative support to change this and are looking for people to register their support. The website is http://www.k1lx.org/hamplates.
NWS Gray SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training (Virtual)
For other training in upcoming months, check out the National Weather Service online at
You can contact Donald.Dumont@noaa.gov for additional information on this training.
Website always under construction…