Information For New Hams


An excellent introduction for new ham radio operators is available at ArchCape.com/radio/training.

Equipment suggestions for new hams are available here.


Regularly-scheduled on-air meetings in our area include:

Clatsop Auxiliary Communications weekly nets (Monday and/or Wednesday):

Monday, 7:00pm local. Columbia Pacific linked repeaters from our area use the Arch Cape repeater (the 74): 146.740 MHz, offset -600 kHz, PL 118.8 Hz. For other repeaters on this linked system, see the Sunset Empire Amateur Radio Club

Wednesday, 7:00pm local. Seaside repeater (WA7VE). 145.490 Mhz, -600 kHz, PL 118.8 Hz. This is a stand-alone repeater.

Women Ham Operators (WHO) net

Sunday, 8:00pm local. Columbia Pacific linked repeaters from our area use the Arch Cape repeater (the 74): 146.740 MHz, offset -600 kHz, PL 118.8 Hz. For more information see CoastalWHO.org