Shelby County Amateur Radio Club, Inc.


The Shelby County Amateur Radio Club (SCARC) meets at 7:00pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Our meeting location is in the Pelham Fire Department Training Center at 663 Stuart Lane. From Highway 31 in Pelham, turn west onto Industrial Park Drive, then left onto Parker Drive, and right onto Stuart Lane. Go to the end of the short road, and we're behind the fenced in area, the gate will be open. Check out this map:

You can usually catch someone on 146.980 MHz (PL 88.5) if you need talk-in.
Visitors are always welcome!

Upcoming Events

  • Helena Hamfest - The Helena Hamfest site is now live! Just visit to get the Information for our annual hamfest, this year occuring on October 21st, 2017.

  • VE Testing is conducted by the ARA Group, and held the first Sunday of even-numbered months at 2:00pm at our regular meeting location on Stuart Lane (see map above). For more information please go to

    Testing on odd months is also handled by the ARA Group in coordination with our friends in the Birmingham Amateur Radio Club, W4CUE. Please visit the ARA Group website for testing times and locations.

  • NOTE! - Our next Shelby County test session will be a special one, it will be October 21st from 8 to 10 am during the Helena Hamfest, at the Helena Hamfest site. There will be no test session on October 1st!

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