The Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club (BARC) is a 501(c)(3) organization and an ARRL Special Service Club that has been active since 1976. BARC holds monthly meetings, offers license classes and educational programs, and engages in emergency preparedness and public service activities. BARC serves the Bellbrook and Sugarcreek Twp area of Dayton, OH.


BARC members only at this time because of Clubhouse space limitations and member interest

As announced at the February BARC meeting and via an email message distributed March 1st, a BARC Antenna Study Group, part of BARC's occasional Continuing Education Program, will begin on Monday 19 March at 7:00 PM at the Clubhouse. This will be a presentation and discussion series on basic antenna fundamentals with minimal theory and math. Length of course will be a couple hours or so per week for about 4 weeks-a little longer if needed/desired.

BARC 2018 Meeting Presentations

Apr: “Antenna Analyzers,” Mike Suhar W8RKO
May: Pre-Hamvention Chat "Whatcha Going To Buy"
Jun: “Pre-Field Day Plan,” Ray Hitt FD Coordinator
Jul: Possible SKYPE Video from DX Engineering:
"K3LR Contest Super Station"
Aug: "Post-Field Day Photo Review & Wrap Up,"
Sep: “Grounding and Bonding”, Ken, KM8AM
Oct: "Annual Chili Dinner"
Nov: TBD
Dec: TBD

Meeting are every 3rd Thurs @ 7:30PM