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The Sheffield Amateur radio Club was founded in the 1920 and has a very long history of Amateur radio in Sheffield. The Sheffield ARC was re-vapped in 2014 after a break away group of some former members set up a new and separate Contesting Group and Wireless Society in a Sheffield Hotel. The re-vapped SARC operates from the same site and premises at the Transport Sports Club Meadhead Sheffield.
We offer a warm welcome to all our members and visitors to the Sheffield Amateur Radio Club SARC Website, we hope you find our site interesting and consider joining our club.
The Sheffield Amateur Radio Club SARC is located in part of the Sheffield Transport Sports Club at Greenhill Main Road (Meadowhead ) Sheffield.
Post code: S8 7RH
QRA Locator: IO93GH
ASL: 188metres (617ft)
Sheffield Amateur Radio Club comprises of the following building:-
SARC club logo
SARC Location Map
Aerial View of Sheffield Transport Club
SARC Meeting Room within Transport Sports Club
COME AND JOIN THE SHEFFIELD AMATEUR RADIO CLUB.
New Year Membership of the SARC starts on Monday 11th Jan 2016
New and previous members are welcome to apply, this also includes CB radio users or anyone else interested in radio communications and want to have a go at Amateur Radio ,working stations from all around the world..
Membership fees for SARC also include full membership of our club venue "Sheffield Transport and Sports Club" which will provide additional facilities such as bar,TV, snooker & pool tables and on some nights free food would be also provided. The new membership fee is £50.00 per year, less than £1 per week with nothing to pay on the door for a great night out.
If you have not got a amateur radio licence we can train you and get you through the foundation examination, which is held at the club. We provide three levels of training from Foundation,Intermediate and Full RCF examinations.
If you live in a flat or other property where aerials (Antennas) are a problem then you can use the Club Radio Shack which has state of the art ICOM, Yaesu radio transceivers for HF,VHF and UHF which cover all the main amateur bands.
Alternatively visit the [Contact Us] page on the main menu.
Welcome to SARC’s club website for members and non members alike where we hope you will come along and get involved. Here, you will find all the latest news about club activities. We are a modern active club involved in all aspects of the Amateur Radio Hobby.Recently we have completed a overhaul of the club structure and reorganised our club to meet the demands of the modern day enthusiast.
We are a family club and have a pleasant relaxed club venue which meets every Monday Night except for Bank Holidays.
Please see the [Activities Page] which details the dates and activities for the current year.
If you are interested in SARC then visit the [club contact us] page and fill in the enqury form, we will be most pleased to talk to you.We have talks and events being planned throughout the year,
We look forward to seeing you, so, plug in and relax!
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.
As a radio amateur you are able to transmit radio signals on a number of frequency bands allocated specifically to the radio amateurs.
Radio amateurs make use of their frequencies in a number of ways:
There is no better way to explore the fascinating world of radio communications than by becoming a radio amateur.
Whilst the Internet has brought us instant world-wide email, VOIP and video communication, it is tied to an infrastructure of enormous proportions.
With Amateur Radio, you are communicating directly, “point-to-point” with no intermediate infrastructure. You are also communicating with people in their cars, on ships, on remote islands, and in under-developed parts of the world. But perhaps more importantly, Amateur Radio is not just about communicating — it’s about exploring the technology that makes radio communication work — the electronics, the antennas, the propagation characteristics of the ionosphere, and even computers that are linked to radio equipment for all sorts of purposes including specialised modes of communication, station logging, propagation prediction, etc. And most of all is making friends World Wide , why not vist our club and take a look around , you are welcome any time !!
Our website shows only basic details about SARC.
For day by day members comments and latest news follow direct facebook link below , please note that this is a closed group for SARC members..
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