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 in conjunction with Darley ARC.

Why not call in and see us!

73 and hope to see you soon.


Latest News

New Foundation License course starting on the 14th May 2017 at the Bunker. For more details contact Rob M0RBY via the contact form.

Latest Blog Content

Using a 5W Linear Amplifier with a 200mW WSPR Beacon
A post by M0VGA
06/09/2017 - 11:45

Using a 5W Linear Amplifier with a 200mW WSPR Beacon

Testing a Mobile HF Vertical Antenna using WSPR
A post by M0VGA
03/08/2017 - 20:59

I’m a big fan of WSPR for many reasons, normally operating a beacon on 40m

Usefull software!
A post by 2E0EEJ
29/04/2017 - 17:44

Good day to you all,

I have compiled a nice list of software that i use withing the hobby on a day to day bases.