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The Rochester Amateur Radio Club, Incorporated (RARC) is an ARRL affiliated club located in Rochester, Minnesota. The purpose of the radio club is to: advance general interest and knowledge of amateur radio, promote cooperation and exchange of information between members, conduct club programs, and to provide public service support for community activities. The club is a Minnesota non-profit corporation and has 501(c)(3) tax exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service.

RARC operates and maintains: 1) two VHF repeaters 2) a UHF D-Star repeater, and 3) APRS digipeaters. The club meets at the second Tuesday of each month at time and place announced below.   Visitors are welcome to attend.

RARC Monthly Meeting -next- October 14, 2014 

The next Rochester Amateur Radio Club (RARC) monthly meeting is at 6:30 p.m. on the above date,  in or near Room HA-111, at the RCTC Heintz Center Building A, 1926 Collegeview Drive SE (map) , in Rochester.  

Latest RARC Meeting Minutes -  September 2014

If you were unable to attend any previous RARC monthly meeting, you can find the RARC Meeting Minutes on the RARC Club Meetings page.

KØM-Picnic  (click photo for larger image)
Monthy Informal Social Event 

Family, guests, and visitors are welcome to attend!

Field Day 2014 - June 28-29
This year's Field Day is now history.

If you would like to contribute your Field Day photos or have a story you'd like to share, please contact the Webmaster, Bob KCØGND. Thanks!
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2014 K1KD
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RARC Public Service: 2014

May 25th - Med City Marathon photos

The 2014 Public Service season is upon us!  Currently there are 11 events available, though not all have set their dates yet. This is an excellent way for new hams to get involved and gain valuable on-the-air experience.  You can visit the event's web site and/or sign up at:

public service
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RARC on Other Media
RARC now has a mailing list on Yahoo!. This is a great way to stay in contact with the club.

              RARC on Facebook

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Last update: Sept 14, 2014
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 RARC Webmaster, Bob Hart, KC0GND