The Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club, call sign W1PBR, is an Amateur (Ham) radio club. The mission of the PenBay 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.

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, October 8th, 2022 at 9AM.

The meeting will be held at the Knox County EMA, 301 Park St. Rockland

Please send an email to Mike Courtenay, W1MLC or  Matt Shields, W1RKD for password or 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.


Meeting Info

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.


Upcoming Events



All exam candidates must register for a FRN number with the FCC.  The following link will guide them to the website:  It is easy to use by clicking on the New User Registration link.

10/01/2022Warren ME 04864-9999
Location: Warren Sanitary District – pre-registration is required
Time: 9:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)
Learn More

12/17/2022Whitefield ME 04353-3437
Sponsor: Lincoln Cty ARC
Location: Whitefield Fire and Rescue CALL AHEAD
Time: 9:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)
Learn More



Maine Telegraph Newsletter

If you have any articles, or want highlight what clubs and individual hams are doing throughout our wonderful state please contact Cory KU1U


Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club member Colonel John D. Carr, WJ1C, has become a SK.


Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club member Mildred ‘Millie’ Orne, KB1LIB, has become a SK.







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