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The objective of the club shall be:

  • Promotion of interest in amateur radio communication and experimentation
  • The relaying of messages by radio without charge
  • Provide emergency and community service communications
  • Advancement of the radio art
  • The maintenance of fraternalism and a high starndard of conduct among club members
  • The promotion of other activities similar to those named

Coming Events & Information

The Club Officers Wish You and Yours a Very Happy New Year


Ham Of The Year? No, actually our club was fortunate enough to have two club members selected “HAM OF The Year”. Dave Stevens and Ron Burns exemplify the very best of Amateur Radio. Their unselfish willingness to support the club and our activities, their friendliness and respect for others and the upgrading of their Amateur Radio skill sets were the criteria that led to this award.  Congratulations to both of you!!  

Don’t Forget about Winter Field Day  Remember, the Johnson City Amateur Radio Club and District 7 Skywarn have graciously invited us to join them for this event.The dates are January 27, 1400 through January 28, 1400. There will be 4 stations, 2 phone, 1 CW and 1 Digital. It will be held at Pride Park next to Daniel Boone High School, 1440 Sunset Dr. Johnson City. You will pass the Gray Fossil Site Museum on your way to the park. For more information, contact Chuck Short at 865.696.6199 or Patrick Quesinberry at 276.698.6014.  So place this on your calendar and bring a friend!! 

There are three club breakfasts each month.  They are held on the 1st and 4th Wednesdays and the Saturday following a club meeting.  Many come to breakfast and bring their wives. Many come and do not belong to any club. But everyone has a good time because we all continue to come again. For more details, check out the club activities tab.

License Testing

On the odd months of the year, prior to the normally scheduled club meeting, the club offers testing for Amateur Radio Licenses.  The tests will be administered at 5:00 p.m. at the Eastman Toy F. Reid Recreation Center located at 400 S. Wilcox Dr., Kingsport, TN.  If you are interested in taking an exam, please contact Tom Price, KI4CVU, at or phone (423) 429-1500.  All applicants MUST Pre-Register with Tom prior to the day you would like to take an exam.  See menu tab for additional details.

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