Club Corner

Radio clubs located in ARRL East Bay Section area:


Alameda County Sheriff’s Communications Team
For the team's web page click here


Benicia Amateur Radio Club (BARC) partners with the Benicia Fire Department and the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.
For the BARC web page click here


Contra Costa Communications Club (CCCC) Located at Denny’s the corner of San Pablo Ave and Potrero Ave (11344 San Pablo Ave) El Cerrito, CA
For membership information, email Barbara, KD6OKJ at


The Delta ARC meets at 1900 hours local on the last Thursday of each month at the Pittsburg Environmental Center, 2581 Harbor St, Pittsburg, CA

For the DARC web page click here


Club meetings held on the 2nd Friday of the month at 1930 hours at the Community Room of the El Sobrante Library, 4191 Appian Way, El Sobrante, CA


Fremont Communications Volunteers (FCV) Meets on the third Thursday of each month, except December, at 1930 hours in the Administrative Training Room at the City of Fremont Fire Administration Building B, 3300 Capitol, Fremont, CA
For the FCV web page click here


Hayward Radio Club (HRC) meets on the 3rd Friday of every month, 1930 hours local, at 1401 West Winton Ave, Hayward, CA, behind Hayward Fire Station #6. For the HRC web page click here


Kensington Amateur Radio Operators & El Cerrito Ham Operator organization serving the El Cerrito and Kensington Community
For their web page click here


Lamorinda Amateur Radio Interest Group (LARIC) meets on the air Wednesdays at 1930 hours local, on 147.540 FM simplex, and in person 3rd Wednesday, 1900 hours, Sarge Littlehale Room, Orinda City building. LARIG holds a no-host coffee meeting at 0930 at Caffe Teatro, Orinda (downstairs from the library) on Tuesdays.
For their web page click here


Livermore Amateur Radio Klub (LARK) club meetings are normally held on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 0930 hours local at the Livermore City Council Chambers 3575 Pacific Ave, Livermore, CA
For their web page click here


Martinez Amateur Radio Club meets on the second Saturday of the month, 0900-1100, at 604 Ferry St., Martinez, CA.
For MARC web page click here


Mt Diablo Amateur Radio Club meetings are held on the 3rd Friday of the month at 1930 hours local at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 1035 Carol Lane Lafayette, CA (map). VE test sessions are held before each month’s meeting at 1800 hours local.
For MDARC web page click here


Newark Communication Volunteers meets the 2nd Thursday of the month, 1900-2000 local time, at Fire Station #1, Thornton and Ash, Newark, CA


Northern Alameda County ARES/RACES meetings are the first Thursday of each month, 1930 local time, at Berkeley’s Training Center / Alternate Emergency Operations Center just west of Berkeley Fire Department’s Station #6, Cedar Street between 8th and 9th (enter on Cedar Street)
For NALCO web page click here


North Bay Amateur Radio Association meetings take place monthly on the fourth Monday of the month at 1900 hours (this varies during November and December). The meeting place is located at Building 46, Railroad Avenue and 8th Street on Mare Island, across from Alden Park (See Map). Use the repeater on 145.310 PL 88.5 for directions to the meeting. The club also holds an informal Breakfast meeting at 0730 hours on the first Saturday of each Month at Denny’s located near the intersection of Highway 37 and Highway 29 (Sonoma Blvd), 4355 Sonoma Boulevard Vallejo, CA (map). All club members and their guests are encouraged to attend.
For NBARA web page click here


Oakland Radio Communication Association ORCA meets on the 1st Saturdays 0900 hours at Fire Station 1, 16th and MLK in Oakland.


Red Oak Victory Amateur Radio Club The ROVARC meets on the first Saturday of the month on board the SS Red Oak Victory. The location of the Museum Ship – SS Red Oak Victory is: At the south end of Canal Street, Berth 6A of the graving docks in Richmond, CA. Directions: Take Highway 580 to Point Richmond, exit at Canal St. and head south. In about 1/2 mile Canal, Street ends at a security checkpoint for a large parking area used for off loading newly imported cars from Japan. Just before this checkpoint you bear to the right and follow the road around the car lot, out toward the water to Berth 6A.
For ROVARC web page click here


San Leandro Radio Club meets at Nick’s Family Restaurant, 14660 Washington Ave., San Leandro, on the 2nd Sunday of the month, 0700 local time.


Silverado Amateur Radio Societymeets the second Tuesday each month (except for the month of December), 1900 hours local time, at 2383 Napa Vallejo Highway Just south of the Kennedy Park Golf Course.
For SARS web page click here


South Bay Amateur Radio Association SBARA now meets on the second Friday of every month (with possible exceptions in June and December), 1930 hours local, at Hurricane Electric, 760 Mission Court, Fremont, CA 94539.


Trilogy Radio Club meetings are every Tuesday 1000-1100 local at the Trilogy’s Vista Club House in Rio Vista. Contact John Zwier, KG6RTZ, at (707) 374-5436 for more information.


USS Hornet Amateur Radio Club Meets the second Saturday of the month at 1300 local, on board the USS Hornet, 1301 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA. Visitors should come on board at the Security (Exit) gangway and ask at Security for the meeting location. Send inquiries to
For HARC web page click here


ORCA meets on the 1st Saturdays 0900 hours at Fire Station 1, 16th and MLK in Oakland.


Vaca Valley Radio Club Meetings are at the Elmira Fire Station 6080 A St., Elmira on the Second Thursday of the month. General membership meeting at 1930. The June and December are special meetings and are usually held at a different time and/or place. See the club web site, for more information. Radio nets are held every Tuesday at 2000 on the W6VVR repeater 145.470 MHz PL 127.3 Hz offset is minus 600 kHz.
E-mail: For VVRC web page click here


W6BB Amateur Radio Club at the University of California, Berkeley Club meetings are announced on the website. Normally monthly meetings are held during Fall and Spring semesters. We’re in the process of rebuilding. U.C. students, staff, faculty as well as alumni, retired and emeritus are invited to join.
For W6BB ARC web page click here