Current News

The monthly in-person meetings of the Pentagon Amateur Radio Club (PARC) have returned after being on hiatus in response to Chinese Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday June 2, 2021 in-person and via video conference. Meeting information will be sent via the club's e-mail distribution list.

The annual Armed Forces Day Cross Band Test (AFDCBT) will be held on Saturday May 8, 2021. Station WAR will be operational from 1200 Zulu until 2400 Zulu / 8 AM EDT until 8 PM EDT using SSB, MILSTD110, RTTY, and CW. The Pentagon will be one of a limited number of DoD stations broadcasting the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) digital message.


Repeater Input = 449.550 MHz
Repeater Output = 444.550 MHz
Offset + 5 MHz
CTCSS Tone Access 88.5 Hz (YB)
Open Repeater
Emergency Power
ARES Affiliated
RACES Affiliated

APRS Digipeater
50.620 MHz

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Monthly Meetings
The Pentagon Amateur Radio Club (PARC) meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 PM in the Pentagon Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) Station, room 5D1061A.