What is Amateur 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.

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.

2017 - 70th Anniversary year

Our club was founded in 1947, this year is our 70th birthday! In celebration we will be hosting events througout the year. Please look out for upcoming events and our special callsign.

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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