About MDARC

MDARC provides a wide variety of programs and activities for its members. These include hosting and staffing PACIFICON (ARRL Pacific Division convention) each October, bringing in great speakers and offering ham radio classes to the public. Our annual picnic, holiday party and radio equipment auction are all enjoyable events!

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Please see our COVID-19 statement before attending any Club in-person meeting or event.

Join/Renew Your Membership

Membership in MDARC includes autopatch access to all three MDARC voice repeaters (W6CX). We also maintain an ATV repeater, and support Packet / APS EchoLink, and IRLP. The W6CX D-STAR repeater is operational and connected to our gateway on the Internet.

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Register for One of our
Training Courses or Classes
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General Club Meeting

Friday, May 20,
7:00 PM


The History of the Log Periodic Dipole Array
by Jim Siemons, W6LK

See the details on our
Speakers page.


Hybrid Meeting!

Both In-Person and on Zoom


Our Savior's Lutheran Church

1035 Carol Lane

Lafayette CA

MDARC is an ARRL
Special Services Club

See our PACIFICON site for details on the best ham radio convention in the Western United States!

W6CX Repeaters

Our Repeater systems are among the best in Northern California!

Help us support our Repeaters!

Join us or Donate

You can donate to MDARC just by shopping at AmazonSmile.Com.

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We also accept donations to the club via PayPal. Please click this link to make a donation.

Note: MDARC is a 501(c)3 organization.

CLUB

ANNOUNCEMENTS
(See
Announcements page for more.)

05/128/2022:
A new abstract has been added to our Speaker announcement for this month. See it our
Speakers Page.

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03/29/2022 thru 05/24/2022:

General Class License Course-2022

Each Tuesday evening (9 Sessions)

Held via Zoom and in person

Odd Fellows Pacheco Lodge

4349 Cowell Road

Concord, CA 94518

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* General Class License Testing

May 31, 2022, 7:00 PM

Odd Fellows Pacheco Lodge

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* General Class Get-On-The-Air (GOTA)

Tuesday, June 7, 2022; 7:00 - 9:00 PM (1 session)

Odd Fellows Pacheco Lodge


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Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Em Comm Mutual Aid in a Digital World

by Dan Goldstein, KJ6KEU


Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Introduction to Winlink

by John Trinterud, K9ONR


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* Level 1: Technician License Course-2022-B

Each Tuesday, July 19 - September 6, 2022 (8 sessions)

Held via Zoom and in person

Odd Fellows Pacheco Lodge

4349 Cowell Road

Concord, CA 94518



Join our Club Groups.io email reflector, to stay up to date on what's happening in the Club, meeting announcements, etc. See our Communicating With You page for details.

Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club


The Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club (MDARC) was founded in 1947. Today it has a membership of over 300 dedicated hams and is one of the largest amateur radio clubs in California. MDARC's purpose is to encourage innovation in amateur radio, provide public service and educational opportunities, foster goodwill within our community, and have fun in the process.