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.

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 2016 - Norbreck Castle Hotel Exhibition Centre. Blackpool, FY2 9AA. Sunday 10th April 2016 at 10.30am 10.15 for those with disabilities.

WARC - Looking to the future

Many people become Amateur Radio operators because of their interest in radio technology and experimentation, here at WARC we encourage our members to embrace new technologies. The club will, within its means fund the purchase of equipment and help with training on emerging tech.

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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