Welcome to the web home of the Birmingham Amateur Radio Club, in Birmingham, Alabama.

(For information on the Shelby County Amateur Radio Club, go here.)

We meet on the 1st and third Thursdays of each month at the Alabama Historical Radio Society (AHRS) location in downtown Birmingham. Interested in becomming a ham or learning more about one of the world's great hobbies?
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Interested in learning more about one of the world's greatest hobbies?

BARC is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). Joining ARRL is good for Amateur Radio and can also benefit BARC.

Why not consider joining today?

Our Internet Amateur Radio Vendor Directory is a handy listing of where to go for that shiny new rig, spool of coax, or extra QSL cards. Visit here.

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BARC sponsors several Amateur Radio Nets, including:

Monday Night, 146.88 MHz, 5:30PM local (PL 88.5)
Tuesday Night, 146.88 MHz, 9PM local (PL 88.5)
Tuesday Night, K4DSO D-Star 8:30 PM local
Sunday Night Net, 146.88 MHz, 7PM local (PL 88.5)

BARC Emergency Net Preamble.

More detailed Net listing here.

Contact BARC by email or conventional mail @

Birmingham Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 603
Birmingham, Alabama 35201

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