Monthly General Membership Meetings

Monthly Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month, at 7 PM at the Brewster Police Department - Community Room
631 Harwich Rd (Rt 124), Brewster, MA 02631

Meetings are conducted in person with a Zoom session for folks who are unable to travel to Brewster. Invitations with the Zoom invite are emailed prior to the Monthly Meeting.


Building a Panadapter on the Wicked Cheap - Presented by Jon McCombie, N1ILZ

Building a Panadapter on the Wicked Cheap - Presented by Jon McCombie, N1ILZ on Oct 2, 2023

RTL-SDR Dongle Software Defined Radio On the Cheap By Rick Swenton, W1RHS

RTL-SDR DongleSoftware Defined Radio On the CheapBy Rick Swenton, W1RHS 10-08-2021

2023 Provincetown Walk for Alzheimer’s

Needed: 6 volunteers for the Alzheimer Family Support Center Provincetown Walk. 

Sunday, October 15, 2023 - 11:00 to 14:00

Special Event Communications Protocol

There will be a zoom meeting at 7PM on the 7th of Sept. to go over tidbits and suggestions for events like the Falmouth Road Race and the Cape Cod Marathon. Those that have or will take part in these special events are asked to please take part, but all are welcome. Feel free to pass the link along. Have a "Great Day"!  Barry / KB1TLR

ARRL VOTA Activator Oppertuinity

Are you interested in becoming an activator for the ARRL VOTA Fall operating week? The dates for the fall schedule are November 1 through 7.  

There are currently 14 ops signed up and room for more.

We're looking for people that can spend time getting on the air and making contacts. All modes of operation are welcome.  During the Spring VOTA, Massachusetts made over 9000 Qso's. We'd like to beat that this time around. Would you like to be part of that?

Barry Hutchinson, KB1TLR, Receives Barnstable (MA) ARC Volunteer Of The Year Award

Barry, KB1TLR accepts VOTA award

Radio Orienteering Presentation - Bob Frey WA6EZV

Radio Orienteering Presntation by Bob Frey WA6EZV presented at the August 7, 2023 BARC membership meeting

MS Challenge Walk

Hyannis to Harwich

Need operators at rest stops, etc. 

Friday, September 8, 2023 - 07:00 to Sunday, September 10, 2023 - 16:00


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Upcoming Events

Cape Cod Maker Faire

Contact John KA1CTL

The Maker Faire is an event at Mashpee High School for creatrive people in a number of fields. many of them technical. BARC and FARA have been involved several times in the past. 

W1MGY Titanic Memorial Event

Thia is an annual event to commemorate the April 15, 1912 sinking of the Titanic, run by The Titanic Marconi Memorial Radio Association Of Cape Cod (a.k.a Barry KB1TLR and friends). 

This year we wil also be activating the Cape Cod National Seashore for Parks on the Air (POTA).

NEARFest Deerfield NH

International Marconi Day


Dave Birtwell Walk for Alzheimer's

We provide communication support for a 1-mile walk along the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne.

Walkers are people with Azheimner's and their support perons. 

Field Day

Contact Don KT1OK