The Navy Amateur Radio Club was formed on March 3, 1979.  The group consisted of 12 charter members located primarily in Southern Florida.  The club has grown to a current membership of more than 200 active members.  Once a member receives a number it is never issued to anyone else.  The club call sign is K4NAR.

Join today   Just print out the application form along with required proof of service, complete the form and return the completed form to W1KEN Ken's address can be found below. 

Join us on the air 7.245 MHz 0700-0900 365 days a year


Persons desiring to become a member of the Navy Amateur Radio Club shall submit a completed application form. No applicant shall be denied membership on the basis of race, color, creed or sex.  Information and application may be obtained by sending an E-Mail or sending a SASE to the contact below.

Ken Franklin, W1KEN, #609
553 Bayshore Drive
Ellenton, FL 34222

                     NEW Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements are current or past honorable service in any of the following. United States or Canadian Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, or any reserve components of these services. Please provide a "Copy" of any one of the following documents: Current I.D. Card (Active, Retired or Reserve), final DD-214, or discharge certificate.   Upon acceptance you will be provided with a new member package, which includes a membership certificate, a member I.D. Card, and information to access the NARC Website where you may download a copy of the Constitution and By-Laws and current Members Roster. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon and talking with you on 7.245 MHz NARC Net, 0700 - 0900 ELT (Eastern Local Time), 7 days a week.