To promote and explore the hobby of amateur radio. Providing quality training for all amateurs and in all aspect of the hobby.

Welcome to Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society

We are a friendly club based in the picturesque city of Ripon, North Yorkshire. We meet weekly at our underground bunker every Thursday night at 1930 (local time!); please take a look at our contact page for directions.

We are an active club and members take part in a whole range of activities including :-

  • SSB Field Day
  • Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)
  • Mills on the Air
  • Club Championships

We can provide training and examination facilities for all three stages of the amateur radio license; these are Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced. We are also able to provide testing for the US FCC exams.

Why not call in and see us!

73 and hope to see you soon.


Latest News

New Foundation course starting on Saturday 24th March at 2pm

Everyone welcome. If you would like to join in, please get in touch via the contact form here on the web site and we'll send you further details.

Latest Blog Content

What? November already?
A post by andyripley
24/11/2018 - 19:38

Yes it's felt like a long haul so far this year.

Hunton Steam Gathering
A post by andyripley
15/09/2018 - 10:02

Yes finally, we did it. A steam rally, just the place for steam powered radio.

A Brief WSPR From Threlkeld
A post by M0VGA
02/10/2017 - 13:18

I’m a big fan of WSPR for many reasons, normally operating a