Beginning Ham Radio Meetings

The Portland Amateur Radio Club is hosting a Beginning Ham Radio meeting series. 

We meet every Thursday @ 6pm Pacific Time on Zoom for approximately 1 ½ hours.

This is a FREE event!

If you are new to ham radio, or thinking of getting your license, please join us for an informal discussion.  Bring your questions about amateur radio.

Everyone is welcome, including those who:

– Are studying for the amateur radio exam

– Just received their ham radio callsign

– Used a spark gap transmitter when they were a teenager


TO REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM MEETING, click on the registration link:

If you have any questions, please email

Register using the link above.  Registration required for each meeting.  Lost your Zoom link? – Just register again.


Future Meetings
(topics subject to change)

 2021-10-21 – Upkeep of your ham radio license

2021-10-28 – Selecting your first ham radio

2021-11-04 – APRS – Automatic Position Reporting System

2021-11-11 – Ham radio jargon – The Game Show


Our past meeting videos are available on the PARC YouTube channel.