Beginning Ham Radio Series

The Portland Amateur Radio Club is hosting a Beginning Ham Radio meeting series. 

We meet every Thursday @ 6pm Pacific Time on Zoom for approximately 1 ½ hours.


This is a FREE event!


If you are new to ham radio, or thinking of getting your license, please join us for an informal discussion.  Bring your questions about amateur radio.


Everyone is welcome, including those who:


 - Are studying for the amateur radio exam

 - Just received their ham radio callsign

 - Used a spark gap transmitter when they were a teenager


The Beginning Ham Radio meeting series is sponsored by the Portland Amateur Radio Club (PARC).  PARC’s website is

click on the registration link:


If you have any questions, please email

Future Meetings (topics subject to change)

Register using the link above.  Registration required for each meeting.  Lost your Zoom link? - Just register again.

2021-02-04 - Ham Radio Nets

2021-02-11 - Ham Fests, Expos & Swap Meets

2021-02-18 - Morse Code / Voice / Digital

2021-02-25 - Programming Your Radio

2021-03-04 - ARRL Membership & Benefits

2021-03-11 - Amateur Radio Band Plans

2021-03-18 - Battery Backup

2021-03-25 - Ham Radio Resources

2021-04-01 - Logging & QSLs

2021-04-01 - Emergency Communications

2021-04-08 - HF Radio Overview

2021-04-15 - Kit Building

2021-04-22 - Winlink

2021-04-29 - Field Day Overview

Past Meeting Videos

Our past meeting videos are available on the PARC YouTube channel.