About Us

The BEARS amateur radio club provides:

  • Volunteer Public Service for the town of Manchester and surrounding towns
  • Maintenance of a VHF and a UHF repeater using dues paid by members
  • Free radio communication support during events such as charity walks and races like the Manchester Road Race, Crusin’ on Main car show, and many others
  • Regular on air nets on the club’s repeaters relaying radiogram messages and discussing ham radio topics
  • Social events such as an annual picnic, holiday dinner, monthly Saturday breakfasts

BEARS Traffic Nets

Regularly scheduled nets are held on the W1BRS repeater Monday through Friday evenings at 8pm

  • Tune to the BEARS repeater frequency 145.110 mHz, minus offset, PL 77.0
  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are independent formal traffic nets followed by informal discussions. The Tuesday night net is an informal swap net.

Every Month

1st Saturday Breakfast

RSVP to rayjill39@cox.net before Thurs 6pm

And 3rd Wednesday

NO RSVP Needed for Wednesday Breakfasts