Warrington Amateur Radio Club is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year. To mark this occasion we are having an Open Day for members of the public on April 1st at our headquarters in Grappenhall from 10am till 4pm. Why not pop along and see Amateur Radio in action.

WARC - firmly in the 21st Century

The club boasts excellent up to date facilities with full access to the Grappenhall community centre. The club has a well equipped shack with state of the art radio equipment for the members to use.

Technology, Training and Advancement

The club is a registered exam centre and runs amateur radio training courses for beginners through to advanced. We regularly run electronics and technology workshops in our well equipped club house.


Norbreck Rally 2017 - Norbreck Castle Hotel Exhibition Centre. Blackpool, FY2 9AA. Sunday 9th April 2017 at 10.30am (10.15am for those with disabilities).

Your introduction to the World of Radio

Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby and volunteer public service that uses designated radio frequencies for non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, and emergency communications. Amateur Radio is the only hobby governed by international treaty.

Welcome to Warrington Amateur Radio Club

What can Amateur Radio do for me? Employers in the high technology industries often seek people who combine the theoretical understanding of electronics with the practical ability to “make it happen”. By becoming a radio amateur, and with the right interest, a lifetime of personal growth lies ahead in the field of electronics and radio communication. Many people today owe career development to their first steps in amateur radio. Why don’t YOU consider joining the many thousands who are developing their skills every day through this fascinating hobby?

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