Clark County Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
PO Box 1424
Vancouver, WA 98668

Welcome to the Clark County Amateur Radio Club website

We are a Volunteer Organization and an ARRL Special Service Club!

We also co-sponsor with OTVARC the annual SEA-PAC Ham Convention and ARRL NW Division Conference in Seaside, Oregon.

We appreciate your looking us over and hope you like what you see.

 6 Meter Repeater
(tone 94.8) Yacolt

(Note: 6M Offset is -1.700)

2 Meter Repeater
  147.24+ (94.8) Livingston

125 cm Repeater
  224.36- (94.8) Livingston

70 cm Repeaters
  443.125+ (94.8) Yacolt

  443.825+ (94.8) Mem Hosp

  443.900+ (94.8) Larch   

  443.925+ (94.8) Livingston

23 cm Repeater
  1292.50- (94.8) Livingston



About Us






Digital Group


Emergency Preparedness


Field Day

Ham Basics

Ham Fair

License Classes





New Member Information




Site Map

Tech Information


VE Testing

Young Ladies (YL)

Contact Us






For an informative brochure about the Clark County Amateur Radio Club, click here.


CCARC Annual Awards Banquet - Feb 5th


The CCARC Annual Awards Banquet is the time we honor those who have gone above and beyond and provided service to the Clark County Amateur Radio Club, the amateur radio hobby and to our community. This is the event where we celebrate the successes of the club for 2015 and all the individuals that helped make them happen. Come and enjoy some fellowship and fun.

Join us as we honor the people that made it happen in 2015 at this event on February 5th starting at 6pm at the 40 et 8 Boxcar Room located at 7607 NE 26th Ave (click here for directions) next to the big Bingo building on 78th St.


The awards banquet tickets are on sale at the club meetings. Reserve your tickets now. Just $25 ($15 for those 12 and under) for your choice of chicken breast, salmon or prime rib. Reservations are limited so contact Phi/AB7RW at or (360) 574-1152.




Where can I sign up?


The Clark County Amateur Radio Club is an ARRL “Special Service Club”.  See the logo in the upper right corner of this page.   ARRL Special Service Clubs go the extra mile to provide ongoing training and community service. 


To check out the normal club activities and community events we support

during the year, click here.


As an active club member that supports club activities,

be sure and volunteer to do your part!


To volunteer for one (or more) of the club’s community service activity activities coming up, click on an activity name link below and it will take you to the current signup sheets (when published) to see where you can volunteer to help out.  Also shown are the activity dates and the event coordinator to contact if you want to sign up or have any questions.  Don’t hesitate to sign up early for one (or more) or all the good shifts and/or locations will be taken!


Gee Creek Rest Stop (SB I-5) - Feb 27 & 28, sign up at


Friday Lunch


Everyone is welcome!! Bring your friends.

This is basically a social time between club meetings.

No agenda, just good food and fellowship.


The Friday Lunch Schedule is:



Jan 22 Olive Garden SE Mill Plain Bvd. and 164th Ave.
Jan 29 Kitchen Table 11500 NE 76th St.
Feb 05 Dok Koon 3414 NE 52nd St, Suite 103
Feb 12 Peachtree 162nd & Fourth Plaini
Feb 19 China Cook 2200 St Johns Blvd
Feb 26 Izzy's 1503 78th Street


We always meet at 12:45 p.m. after the lunch crowd has thinned out a little.  Friday lunch locations will be announced on the 147.24+ repeater starting at 11:00 am on Friday before the lunch time.




Have a thought or suggestion?



Recently we activated a new email address to submit thoughts and suggestions for the benefit of the Clark County Amateur Radio club. All members are encouraged to share their thoughts with the leadership team to input new ideas, or concerns, about the club's operation now and in the future.


The email address is .






2016 Amateur Radio License Classes





Amateur radio offers opportunities for fun, education, and public service.  You need a license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to transmit.  The license allows you use a wide variety of frequency bands that provide different communication options.  After tornados and hurricanes, amateur radio operators (also called hams) often provide communications for their community until phone and other services are restored.


In 2016, we will be offering both "open" and "YL only" classes. For more information, click here.





Do you need help with your HAM station, tower, or other equipment? Do you need assistance with getting on the air? Do you need help with _____ (fill in the blank)?

Click here to see a list of CCARC "Elmers" (Amateur Radio operators who are willing to "mentor" and assist in any way they can!)




The Clark County Amateur Radio Club, Providing Community Service


Contact us today and join us at a meeting!


updated 01/22/2016 - gjt

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