Club News

Minnesota Parks on the Air
Saturday, June 8, 2024

Minnesota Parks on the Air Day
June 8, 2024

Did anyone say POTA ROAD TRIP?

Well, we are going to give it a try!

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sibley State Park & Glacier Lakes State Trail (2 fer) [Meet at park at 8 AM]
10:30 AM – 12 noon Monson Lake State Park
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Glacial Lakes State Park
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Lake Carlos State Park
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Birch Lake State Forest

Come and join us for all or part of the Day! Let’s have some FUN FUN FUN!!
No need to have equipment. Club will set up GoBox radio.
We will be running one station and getting everyone on the air who wants to participate.
EVERYONE, TECHS and UP can get on the air. We will be operating the W0SV call sign.


Amateur Radio License Testing
Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10 AM

The St. Cloud Amateur Radio Club will be hosting No Charge Amateur Radio License Testing on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 10 AM at our Clubhouse administered via LAUREL VEC.

Pre-registration is preferred in order to reserve your spot. Walk-ins are permitted.

Click Here to Pre-register for the April 13, 2024 Test Session

Once you have completed Pre-Registration, you will be contacted via Phone for any additional information needed, and to confirm your spot.

2024 LAUREL TESTING DATES (dates subject to change)
Saturday, January 20, 10:00 AM
Saturday, March 9, 10:00 AM
Saturday, April 13, 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 AM
Saturday, June 15, 10:00 AM
Saturday, July 13, 10:00 AM
Saturday, August 17, 10:00 AM
Saturday, September 7, 10:00 AM
Saturday, October 19, 10:00 AM
Saturday, November 16, 10:00 AM
Saturday, December 14, 10:00 AM

Now is the time to start studying, pass your License Test, and become a Ham! Or, maybe it’s time to upgrade to General or Extra class.

Where is the Clubhouse?

401 4th St North,
Waite Park, MN 56387

CW Class (Morse code) on Tuesdays at 7 pm

Learn Morse Code and how to operate a CW key!

Randy Welsand is teaching a CW (continuous wave/Morse Code) class on Tuesdays at 7 pm at the clubhouse. (Class started on January 30). Learn the “dit” and “dah” combinations which represent the Morse alphabet/number set. Learn to hear the rhythm of this type of communication.

Bring your own keyer – if you have one. A few extras will be available.